Energy News for Week ending August 26, 2016

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Utilities behind pipeline look to reestablish mass ‘contribution’, South Coast Today

Gas pipeline firm says it’s full-speed ahead, CommonWealth Magazine

National Grid, Eversource to pull out of Access Northeast gas pipeline project, Utility Dive

Somerset LNG proposal dead as Eversource withdraws natural gas application, Fall River Herald News

Pipeline ruling could lead to higher energy bills, industry says, Eagle-Tribune

Maine Gas Export Project Said to Be Sidelined by Pipeline Woes, Bloomberg

New rules call for increased scrutiny of natural gas pipeline proposals, Keene Sentinel

Burrillville Lawmakers Pen Letter To Health Department, Voicing Concerns Over Power Plant, Rhode Island Public Radio

Gas Leaks Continue to Spark Uproar Among Residents, Beacon Hill Times

Gas pipeline proponent unswayed by court ruling, Lowell Sun

Citing ‘imprudent’ costs, regulators urge Vermont Gas rate cut,

Renewable Energy

Turbines Are Up At Block Island, The First US Offshore Wind Farm, CleanTechnica

The falling costs of US solar power, in 7 charts,

Danish investment company to back OffshoreMW in local wind turbine development push, SouthCoastToday

There’s a good reason GE picked Rhode Island for America’s first offshore wind farm, Business Insider

Rhode Island may pave way for Obama wind energy boom, The Hill

New Approach to Solar Net Metering, The National Law Review

First US offshore wind farm will power an entire island, New Scientist

Norwich Opens Largest Solar and Energy Storage System in State,

Wind Developers Look to Goshen as Potential Site for Connecticut’s Second Wind Farm, WNPR

Solar power discount campaign coming to Londonderry, The Union Leader

Energy Efficiency

The enormous scale of all the energy that we never used, Washington Post

Peterborough’s energy achievements honored, Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Belfast Farmers Invest in Energy Efficiency,

New Hampshire Regulators Establish New Energy Efficiency Resource Standard, TandDWorld

Energy-Efficient Windows Conflict with Historic District Regs, ecoRI news


Vermont Yankee fund benefits Rutland solar, other projects,

Vt. Yankee says it’s gaining on infiltrating water, The Recorder


Rosenberg talks education, energy in Canada visit, Daily Hampshire Gazette

What Moakley Courthouse’s Old-School Cooling System Could Teach Us About Energy Storage, WBUR

Town seeks public comment on power plan, Eagle Tribune

Conservation Law Foundation Calls For Rejection Of Rate Increases For National Grid, Rhode Island Public Radio

Granite Geek: Ten Years Out, Can Greenhouse Gas Program RGGI Be Called A Success?, New Hampshire Public Radio

Counsel for the Public: Northern Pass application is Incomplete, BerlinDailySun

Electricity customer choice out-performs traditional monopoly, Utility Dive

Breaking Down the $10B Market for Smart Meters and Analytics Through 2021, Greentech Media

Maine heating oil, kerosene and propane prices drop, Press Herald


Letter: Support for renewable energy does matter in elections, Brattleboro Reformer

Stopping fracked gas boondoggle is good for business, RI Future

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