SB365

Yes, Jim Rubens and I had a bit of a dust up over his calling for Corporate Welfare

by Skip July 12, 2018

Steve alluded to it here and I DID have the intention of putting up the thread but, well, with the start of putting in new technology, things rolled off my “table” as it were. It was all about Gov. Sununu doing the right thing and denying wood electrical generational plants a subsidy.  No, not one […]

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Sanctioning Government Plunder and Big Money in Politics

by Steve MacDonald July 11, 2018

You probably didn’t know this but in an offline thread Skip and Jim Rubens traded debate ‘punches’ on Mr. Sununu’s veto of Biomass subsidies. We have opposed the plunder. Mr. Rubens considered the Biomass bailout to be worthwhile. In an email, via Jim Rubens.com, Jim gives a nod to that debate and perhaps others and then defends his […]

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North Country “Wood Welfare”

by Steve MacDonald July 6, 2018

The legislature passes a policy that drives up the cost of a product or service to keep a favored business or industry afloat. Without this protection money, those who benefit may no longer be able to enjoy the lifestyle to which they’ve become accustomed. This is the story of the green energy business. New Hampshire’s biggest […]

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Gov. Sununu Vetoes “Energy” Bills That Would Drive Up Electric Rates

by Steve MacDonald June 20, 2018

Last week we shared a rumor that Governor Chris Sununu was prepared to veto SB 365 and SB 466. Both pieces of legislation were bipartisan sops to green energy that would drive up our already unreasonably high electric rates. That rumor is now a fact. In his veto statement on Tuesday, Sununu said the two […]

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Sununu May Veto Net Metering Expansion and Fuel Diversity Bill

by Steve MacDonald June 14, 2018

There’s a rumor goin’ round that Gov Sununu is planning to veto two pieces of legislation. The first, SB446, would drive up electric rates by forcing companies like EverSource to buy more green energy at retail rates (instead of wholesale) for qualified “green energy” from anyone who generates it in the State. The second, SB365, would also […]

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