Jan 06, 2015

With Kinder Morgan planning a gas pipeline route through southern New Hampshire, some residents are concerned about the company using eminent domain to take private land.

Dec 30, 2014

Vermont Yankee nuclear power station powered down for the last time this week.  The closure will impact the regional economy and New England's energy supply.

Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont will lose roughly 1,100 jobs and $480 million in annual economic activity over the next seven years, according to a study sponsored by three regional planning groups.

Mar 05, 2015

Last winter New Hampshire's energy prices skyrocketed due to a shortage of natural gas in New England.  This year analysts predicted another spike in electricity bills, but wholesale energy prices are roughly half what they were last year.

Sep 30, 2015

Two elected officials expressed skepticism over the value of the proposed natural gas pipeline at a public meeting in Rindge attended by over 600 people. The hearing was held as part of the public input process by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which must approve the proposed Northeast Energy Direct Project, proposed by Kinder Morgan.

Jan 20, 2016

The New Hampshire Attorney General and several other state agencies are filing for “intervenor status” in the federal approval process for the proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline.

Apr 21, 2016

On Wednesday, April 20 Kinder Morgan announced it was suspending the Northeast Energy Direct pipeline through southern New Hampshire.

Kinder Morgan said too few natural gas shippers and buyers agreed to purchase space on the pipeline.

The pipeline also faced public opposition due to the potential negative impacts on the environment and property values.

Jul 20, 2016

A new report from WalletHub ranked New Hampshire 8th in the nation on energy costs.  

The report ranked states based on the average monthly consumption and average retail price of electricity, natural gas, home heating oil, and motor fuel.


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