Could EverSource State Supreme Court Victory Mean Lower Electric Rates in NH?

by Steve MacDonald May 23, 2018

New Hampshire has a resource problem. We’ve too many ax-grinders protesting energy infrastructure projects but you can’t create electricity with those. Not legally. You need something else. Several somethings. But each and every effort to improve energy infrastructure in the Granite State is protested, blocked, or dragged out in court until the developers give up. […]

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by Skip April 27, 2018

Yeah, this guy shouldn’t be allowed to count any volts of ours (reformatted, emphasis mine): State Consumer Advocate Donald Kreis said issuing the bonds should save some customers money, but he was critical of the utility’s spending. “This stems from PSNH having made a hugely improvident investment decision by wasting $400 million on a scrubber […]

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State Using PUC and Eversource to Prop up The North Country

by Steve MacDonald May 18, 2017

New Hampshire Business review has an enlightening–though not surprising–article today about how a PUC-approved contract from 2011 requires Eversource customers to prop up the NH timber industry and the Berlin Biomass Plant. It is “probable” that sometime in 2019 customers who buy their electricity from Eversource will have paid $100 million more than necessary since 2014 […]

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So which is it?

by Skip July 2, 2016

Shot: Concord Fishwrap – Eversource gets approval to sell its power plants State energy regulators approved the sale of Eversource Energy power plants Friday, including Merrimack Station in Bow. The nine hydro facilities and three fossil-fuel plants, including coal-fired Merrimack Station, Newington Station and Schiller Station in Portsmouth will be sold at auction overseen by the […]

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GrokTALK! – Taxpayers On The Hook Again?

by Steve MacDonald June 4, 2015
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Taxpayers might be on the hook again as a local utility looks to divest itself of some property (with the legislatures help). Then there’s an election law bill that may make the definition of domicile worse (if you can imagine that). And we take a few shots at UNH because we are talking about domicile. […]

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