Jun 03, 2016

New England, and New Hampshire in particular, has some of the highest energy costs in the nation. These costs are one of the major arguments in favor of energy projects like Northern Pass, new natural gas pipelines, or expanded residential solar.

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.

Jan 09, 2017

Eversource is taking the state to court over whether electricity rates can cover the cost of natural gas pipelines.

This past fall Eversource asked the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) if it could enter a twenty-year contract to purchase natural gas from the Access Northeast pipeline, with the costs covered by an increase in the electricity rate for Eversource customers.

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Mar 06, 2017

This week the New Hampshire House will vote on a bill that would forbid electricity companies from charging ratepayers for new gas pipelines.

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Mar 14, 2017

According to a new report from the University of New Hampshire (UNH), the Granite State does not need more natural gas pipeline.  This contradicts other studies and reports about the need for more pipeline in New England.

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May 05, 2017

The House Science, Technology and Energy committee is working on a bill that would allow utilities such as Eversource to purchase gas from new pipelines or power from new transmission line projects. Ratepayers would fund the purchases, with a long-term goal of lower electricity rates.

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