Tag Archives: Electric Rates

Some see lower-cost energy as essential to New Hampshire’s economic future

Some New Hampshire businesses and lawmakers see expansion of natural gas pipelines as key to firing up economic growth, but others familiar with the state’s energy history warn that the idea is no panacea for the business climate. | Keep … 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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The Cost of Electricity in NH – TAXES AND OVERHEAD

Sununu says “lots of pieces to the puzzle.” Apparently, he isn’t capable of comprehending when he tells me “not enough transmission lines.” Most of the cost of electricity above 6 cents (at your meter) is the results of meddling by … Continue reading

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“Green States” Overwhelmingly Have Higher Electric Rates

NH1 recently published a report by Wallet Hub ranking “how green states are” (including New Hampshire) using a pile of different metrics. Let’s compare it to States with high residential electric rates to see how they stacked up. More… | GraniteGrok … Continue reading

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How Local Assessments Raise Your Electric Bill

Many are using unjust assessments and collecting excessive property taxes from utilities. As a consequence, we’re all paying for it through higher electricity and other utility costs. As with any other cost of doing business, electric, gas and water providers … Continue reading

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