Category Archives: Energy

Coal to the rescue as record cold grips the East.

Coal to the rescue as record cold grips the East. That’s right – the natural resource that Obama declared war against (his promise to bankrupt any new coal fired electrical plant) from before his first inauguration. |More at GraniteGrok.com

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Virginia taking steps to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A program that reduces power plant emissions in the Northeast is being eyed by states looking to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative includes nine Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. It has … Continue reading

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Wilton Warrant Article Would Ban Pipelines Forever

Chris Balch of Wilton has submitted a petition warrant article to the town for consideration at Town Meeting in March. The main point of the article: Wilton opposes natural gas pipeline construction or expansion by any company. The warrant calls … Continue reading

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Eversource Serves Cease & Desist Letter on the Environmental Defense Fund

Eversource Energy today put the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on notice that the company will pursue legal action if EDF doesn’t halt its false and defamatory statements regarding Eversource’s gas purchasing practices. | More at InDepthNH

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Electricity Costs in New Hampshire

When we switch on the lights here in New Hampshire, we pay more than residents in 45 states.  That’s right, the Granite State has some of the highest residential electricity rates in the country. And industrial employers pay more for electricity … Continue reading

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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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