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Democrat Leadership?

Have you ever read an article and just cringed. Well, recently there was an article which began with the statement that: “If there’s one thing the government is good at, it’s fixing massive crises.”

Renewable Portfolio Standards Are Bad For Your Future

Have you ever wondered why we need Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS)? You pay extra for it in your electric bill every month. RPS is regulation with the force of law. It requires the increased production of energy from renewable energy sources. RPS is what subsidizes wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal. It accomplishes this by placing …

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Advocates For Affordable Energy In NH Need To Fight for It

An above-the-fold story on the front of the Sunday Union Leader starts with “New gas pipeline gains support.” The project is an underground pipeline to carry natural gas from Manchester to Stratham. Governor Sununu likes it. The Business and Industry Association like it. Small and large business owners, as well as ratepayers, might like it. And …

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

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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Why Did We Need RGGI?

With the recent approval of significant electric rate increases that will allow PSNH to recover some $67 million dollars a year in costs related to legislated state energy mandates (NH Renewable Standard and the RGGI tax), having this fall into my in-box could not have been more fortuitous. From the journal Earth System Dynamics billed …

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Good Call, Maggie – Higher Electric Rates for NH

From inception, Maggie “The Red” Hassan has been a strong proponent of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the “Cap and Trade” program that New Hampshire participates in with other northeastern states.  She was instrumental in its 2008 passing and continues to advocate strongly for this nonsensical government swindle. On her campaign website, Maggie declares that …

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