New England Ratepayers Association

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New England Ratepayers Association Files to Void SB 365 and Save Ratepayers More than $20 Million

Statement by the New England Ratepayers Association on Its Filing at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Against SB 365 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 8, 2018 CONTACT:(603) 369-4301 CONCORD, NH — The New England Ratepayers Association (NERA) continued its efforts to lower electricity costs for families and cialis from india businesses in New England by filing a Petition for Declaratory […]

Governor Sununu was Right to Veto Biomass Tax and Solar Subsidy

Taxes are a dirty word that neither political party (current Democrats running for Governor notwithstanding) wants to be accused of supporting. To avoid being labeled “tax and spenders” New Hampshire’s elected officials have been very creative in finding ways to provide tax benefits to politically favored industries without directly raising taxes. They often do it […]

Sorting out our perverse electricity markets

Natural gas is getting a bum rap in renewables debate THE RECENT ANNOUNCEMENT by developers of the buy propecia Access Northeast natural gas pipeline that they are suspending the project until legislation allows for electric ratepayer financing of pipelines illustrates a major flaw in our electricity markets. A market structure that doesn’t incentivize natural gas power generators […]

Natural Gas Pipeline Ruling Increases Importance of Canadian Hydro

On August 17th the Massachusetts Supreme Court vacated a ruling by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities that would have permitted electric utilities to charge electric ratepayers for pipeline capacity—and then sell the gas to generators. This could be the swan song for the last major natural gas pipeline expansion project on the table for […]

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