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Eversource Decides The State of NH Can’t Force It To Make You Pay More For Electricity

Utilities, like governments, are monolithic edifices upon which waves of populist “outrage” love to crash. These sinister cabals exist to better themselves at our expense. They live to serve only themselves. And while that is always true of governments and perhaps Comcast, Eversource has done something to if not break then at least fissure the perception …

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Off-Shore Wind Boondoggles- NH Says Deal Me In

New Hampshire has expressed an interest in “milking” the sacred cow of offshore wind. To that end Governor Sununu recently asked the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to establish an intergovernmental offshore renewable energy task force for New Hampshire. The move is the first step in a multiyear process whose goal is to screw taxpayers for …

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New Hampshire Resident Thinks Raising Electric Rates is the Answer

In a recent Keene Sentinel letter to the editor, a resident suggests the new legislature stop giving any RGGI money back to ratepayers. The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is a broad-based tax on electricity consumers. It can rise or fall without any elected official ever casting a vote. And it makes electricity more expensive.

Brookstone’s Failure Should Send a Message to the NH Legislature About Biomass Bailouts

At the end of August, I shared an email from a reader who suggested that New Hampshire’s choice of tax policies was somehow tied to a series of business failures (some pending), one of which was Brookstone, a niche specialty items chain that has corporate offices in Merrimack (ack-ack), New Hampshire. Brookstone is failing, yes. But is it …

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