Category Archives: Energy

Report Claims New England Electricity Consumers Overpaid By Billions

New England electricity consumers paid billions of dollars more than necessary over a three-year period, according to a national environmental group. But some observers are skeptical, while one utility named in the report is calling it an outright fabrication. | … Continue reading

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The Tyranny of Administrative Power in New Hampshire From Green Power

Barry Brownstein, writing at the Foundation for Economic Education, outlines the problem and abuses of administrative power, right here in New Hampshire, summed up in his closing paragraph. In New Hampshire, the absolute administrative power of the SEC—a power that poses … Continue reading

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Les Otten: $5M Balsams Loan Required His Testimony For Northern Pass

CONCORD — The second half of the regulatory war over the Northern Pass Transmission project began in confusion Friday as the opposition opened its case before the Site Evaluation Committee in the months-long proceedings. Eversource’s final witness Les Otten, who … Continue reading

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission responds to Seabrook safety activist’s concerns

As Rowley nuclear safety activist Steve Comley Sr. makes the rounds to various communities urging for a letter to request a public hearing on Seabrook, N.H., Nuclear Power Plant and the facility’s evacuation plan, a spokesman for the Nuclear Regulatory … Continue reading

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Berlin NH Fights Bill To Shift Tax Burden

BERLIN — With millions of dollars of utility tax valuation at stake, the city council invited Coos legislators to Monday’s work session for a detailed briefing on the evils of House Bill 324. Mayor Paul Grenier explained that the bill, … Continue reading

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Plymouth Protesters Say No To Northern Pass

A couple hundred people gathered on the Plymouth Town Common Tuesday to protest Northern Pass as members of the Site Evaluation Committee climbed off a bus nearby to walk the stretch of Main Street where part of the proposed 192-mile … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Hear Truths and Tales about Electricity

So it was a few weeks ago, when Donna Gamache, lobbyist for Eversource New Hampshire – the company also known as PSNH – sat at the witness table in Room 103 and spoke with members of the S.B. 125 Study … Continue reading

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