Energy News for week ending November 11, 2016

Natural Gas/Pipeline

Study underscores dangers of fracking, Yale Daily News

Oklahoma earthquake reignites concerns that fracking wells may be the cause, USA Today

Eversource says pipeline project still on track despite adverse rulings, The Union Leader

LePage: Bring Pennsylvania Natural Gas to Maine Through Canada, Bypassing New England, MainePublic.org

Connecticut Tribes Support Pipeline Fight of Standing Rock Sioux, WNPR News

Hundreds March Against Dakota Access Pipeline in Downtown Boston, Patch.com

Renewable Energy

Federal appeals court puts clean energy RFP on hold in Connecticut, Utility DIVE

2 southern Vermont towns reject wind power project, PennEnergy

Vermont utility regulators refining ‘net-metering’ rule, WCAX

Solar coming to 4 more towns, Berkshire Eagle

Nexamp Completes Community Solar Project In Mass., Solar Industry

A Solar Farm Rises From the Ashes of a Coal-Burning Power Plant, TakePart

Duke Energy to Provide Remote Monitoring, Control Services for Offshore Block Island Wind Farm, Renewable Energy World

Yale program to bring solar power to low-income households, Yale Daily News

Eversource Energy couples clean energy projects with strong balance sheet, Daily Energy Insider

Power Couple: Tie-Up Shows How Batteries and Solar May Link, New York Times

6 Maine businesses get money for solar, renewable energy, PennEnergy

When Bats Look for Meals Near Wind Power, Bats Die, New York Times

The US’s First Offshore Wind Farm Is Scheduled to Open This Month, Scientific American

Offshore Wind Farms Don’t Harm Marine Life, IEEE Spectrum

Satellite Captures a Surprising Impact of Offshore Wind Farms, Gizmodo

DONG Energy confirms sale of oil and gas arm to focus on renewables, Business Green

Energy Efficiency

Portland becomes first city in Maine to require reporting on large buildings’ energy use, Press Herald

Consortium to discuss efficiency, Newbritainherald

Canaan’s Historic Church Gains Efficiency Assistance, Caledonian Record

Nuclear

Entergy to sell Vermont Yankee to NorthStar, vtdigger.org

Vermont Yankee decommissioning to be accelerated by decades, Electric Light & Power

Markets/Grid/Policy/Prices/Etc.

Canada’s take on Northern Pass, New Hampshire Business Review

Eversource winter price to drop 8%, CommonWealth Magazine

State OKs lower Eversource winter rates, MassLive.com

Town Reaches Tax Agreement with Burrillville Power Plant Company, WLNE-TV

Eversource Tree Clearing To Be Scaled Back In Glastonbury, Hartford Courant

Markets vs. Climate Goals the Subject at NECA Conference, RTO Insider

Deerfield officials look for more specifics about Northern Pass project, The Union Leader

Winter Energy Prices to Drop for Stonington Residents: Eversource, Patch.com

Fuel assistance programs hoping for mild winter, South Coast Today

MEDWAY: State OKs Exelon plant expansion, WickedLocal Medway

Editorial/Opinion

Column: High energy costs are a competitive issue for employers, The Salem News

MA must continue to lead on energy, CommonWealth Magazine

The State of the Solar Energy Market in New England, AltEnergyMag.com

Norton: Baker’s pipeline support undercuts climate goals, MetroWest Daily News

Robert Miller: Natural gas and New England’s energy needs, The Greater New Milford Spectrum

Another View — James T. Brett: New England needs a comprehensive energy policy, The Union Leader

Carping about NRC overlooks its successes, Cape Cod Times

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