Eversource recently announced the Forward New Hampshire Plan, comprising an amended route and technology changes to its Northern Pass Project, which will import hydroelectricity from Canada. Making concessions to project opponents, Eversource proposes burying an additional 52 miles of transmission line underground—40 miles of which passes through sensitive areas in the White Mountain National Forest. […]
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This winter’s wholesale electricity costs haven’t reached the historic levels seen during the 2013-2014 winter, but that doesn’t mean that all is well with New England’s electricity markets. We still have the highest regional electricity costs in the United States and impending capacity shortages will be a challenge to policymakers for years to come. ISO-NE […]
New Hampshire and all of New England is facing some of the most challenging public policy decisions in recent memory—what to do about ever-rising electricity prices and their impacts on businesses and families. This brief reviews the results of recently implemented public policies and makes suggestions as to what steps New Hampshire’s elected officials could […]
For the past two years, New England has seen its energy rates rise from $.036 per kWh in 2012 to $.056 per kWh in 2013— more than a 50% increase. New England ratepayers paid an additional $3 billion for the energy we consumed last winter and as a result of capacity shortages in the most […]
Recently, the New England States Committee on Electricity (NESCOE), which represents the six New England states and its Governors on regional electricity issues, proposed an initiative that would socialize the cost of natural gas pipeline expansion as well as transmission lines associated with large-scale hydropower imports from Canada. The initiative has been rightfully met with […]
The following letter was submitted to the Department of Energy regarding the Presidential Permit application of the Northern Pass Transmission project. September 18th, 2013 Mr. Brian Mills United States Department of Energy Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability 1000 Independence Avenue Washington, DC 20585 Brian.Mills@hq.doe.gov Re: Northern Pass Transmission Project, Presidential Permit Application, Docket […]
The following letter was submitted to the Department of Energy Loan Programs Office in opposition to a loan guarantee for the Cape Wind Nantucket Sound offshore wind farm project. May 28th, 2013 Mr. Matthew McMillen Director, Environmental Compliance DOE Loan Programs Office United States Department of Energy LP 10 Room 4B196 1000 Independence Avenue, SW […]