Category Archives: Energy

U.S. Oil Drillers Keep Pressure on OPEC With Record Shale Output

Oil output from major U.S. shale plays is poised to reach a fresh record next month, further complicating OPEC’s efforts to support prices. The gain is being led by the oil-rich Permian basin of Texas and New Mexico, where production has … Continue reading

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Keene New Hampshire’s Got Gas And It Makes Them Uncomfortable

The company runs a plant that pumps a propane-air mixture direct by pipe to businesses and residents downtown, as well as to some big box stores in a shopping center about a 10-minute drive away. Eventually, the company wants to … Continue reading

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Antrim Wind Farm proposal headed to State Supreme Court

The state’s highest court will hear arguments involving a proposed wind farm in the town of Antrim. It’s the latest development in a years-long battle for the Antrim Wind project, which has been under development since 2009. (…) The groups … Continue reading

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Department of Energy recommends permit for Northern Pass

A U.S. Department of Energy report is recommending that the Northern Pass project receive a presidential permit — a key approval for the transmission project to proceed. “DOE’s proposed action and agency preferred alternative is to issue a presidential permit … Continue reading

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IBEW reaches Northern Pass labor agreement

The Boston-based International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ Second District has reached an agreement with Eversource and the contractors chosen to build the 192-mile Northern Pass transmission project In a press release, the IBEW said that the project labor agreement with … Continue reading

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More Radioactive Waste Rolling through New Hampshire?

EXETER, N.H. – Environmental groups have a warning for the nation’s leaders: Haste will make more waste. A House vote could come soon on legislation known as the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017. The bill would mean building … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Shuts Down Renewables Rebate Programs ‘Until Further Notice’

Citing budget constraints and an influx of waitlisted applications, New Hampshire’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) recently announced the temporary closure of the state’s Residential Solar and Wind Rebate Program and Commercial and Industrial Solar Rebate Program. | More… |NA  

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