Category Archives: Energy

No Longer Secret: Berlin Biomass Plant $52.3M Cost To Consumers

Eversource customers paid $52.3 million more than necessary between November of 2013 and last April due to a controversial contract between the utility and the biomass-burning Burgess BioPower plant in Berlin. | Keep Reading at InDepthNH

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Lawsuit Claims Eversource, Avangrid Caused $3.6B in Excessive Electricity Costs

BOSTON – New England residents today hit Eversource Energy and Avangrid Inc. with a class-action lawsuit stating that the two energy companies caused electricity consumers to incur overcharges of $3.6 billion in a years-long scheme that impacted six states and affected 14.7 million … Continue reading

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Concord Gets its Day in Northern Pass Court on Thursday

A panel of Concord officials will testify as a group on Thursday at the state Site Evaluation Committee’s hearings on the Northern Pass Transmission Project. Members of the panel have pre-filed testimony and will be cross-examined by the committee, other intervening parties … Continue reading

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Americans for Prosperity: NH should dump energy-efficiency efforts

A new report from Americans for Prosperity calls for scrapping New Hampshire’s renewable portfolio standards, or expanding them to include nuclear power and low-carbon coal, cutting or eliminating energy-efficiency programs and building the Northern Pass. The reforms, the report argues, … Continue reading

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Eversource Updates Granite Staters on Efforts to Restore Power to ‘Connecticut’ After Storm

New Hampshire continues to assess the damage from a severe wind and rain storm which left thousands without power while causing considerable flooding and downed trees. Granite Staters without power were further frustrated on Tuesday as Eversource, the state’s largest … Continue reading

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Storm Update: At its Height, More than 450k Lost Power in 4th Largest Power Outage in NH History

CONCORD – 3:30 p.m. The New Hampshire Division of Homeland Security Emergency Management says a little over 232,000 people are still without power, many of could remain in the dark for days. The last time New Hampshire had this many … Continue reading

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Not Much New Content When So Many Have Lost Power

A big chunk of NH lost power (phone, and internet) Sunday night into Monday. One report said it was the largest single power outage in state history with about 290,000 residents affected. Until that is resolved new material will be sparse … Continue reading

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