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ITC Probing Economic Impact of Renewable Goals, Imports to New England
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Responding to a request from a Democrat-led U.S. House committee, the federal International Trade Commission (ITC) is investigating how New England’s increasing renewable targets are economically affecting the region, and…


Eversource Will Sell 14 New Hampshire Power Plants, Completing Deregulation

Fourteen power plants in New Hampshire, including nine hydroelectric facilities, will soon have new owners as Eversource Energy divests its holdings in the state to satisfy an agreement with state…


D.C. Circuit Again Upholds FERC Order No. 1000

A three-judge panel for the D.C. Circuit on April 18 unanimously upheld Order No. 1000, denying multiple challenges by New England power firms and state regulators to the Federal Energy…


New England’s Drive to Boost Gas Supplies Hits Roadblock

For several years, states in the northeastern U.S. have been in the midst of a major shift away from coal and nuclear power toward natural gas. As aging coal plants…


Western Region Power Grid: Coming Soon?

Panelists debating the pros and cons of a regionalized western power grid seemed to agree that the development of such a system is inevitable, but they disagreed on how fast…