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Bernie Sanders hits Pete Buttigieg for billionaire connections ahead of debate | Washington Examiner
The New Hampshire Institute of Politics event was sponsored by large companies and corporations, including Bank of America, Comcast, and Eversource Energy, the same class of entities Sanders usually rails against during his rallies, which typically have a younger median age than Friday's event.
washingtonexaminer  sponsorship  FITN 
7 days ago by eversourcenh
Interior reverses course, proceeds with Martha's Vineyard wind project after allegations of fossil fuel bias
Interior Department acting Secretary David Bernhardt said Thursday the agency plans to reverse course and advance a major offshore wind project, using carryover funds for the work.
washingtonexaminer  offshorewind  fossilfuels  renewableenergy  policy 
january 2019 by eversourcenh
US utility goes against Trump, says pipelines, not coal bailout, are key to strong power grid
Joseph Kelliher, executive vice president of the large U.S. utility NextEra Energy, said Thursday that strengthening the U.S. pipeline system is the key to making the power grid more resilient, and in doing so took a shot at the Trump administration's effort to subsidize coal and nuclear plants.
washingtonexaminer  coal  accessnortheast 
july 2018 by eversourcenh
Coal groups dig in to save power plants
The coal industry is ramping up a campaign this summer to erase the “bailout” label that has become synonymous with the Trump administration’s push to save economically ailing coal power plants, while reinforcing the case for keeping coal in the nation's energy mix.
washingtonexaminer  coal  subsidy  fuelsecurity 
july 2018 by eversourcenh
Administration looks offshore for wind energy boom
The Trump administration is “bullish” about offshore wind, working with governors in the Northeast to transform what was once a fringe and costly investment into America’s newest energy-producing industry.
washingtonexaminer  offshorewind  Trump  policy 
june 2018 by eversourcenh
Administration looks offshore for wind energy boom
The Trump administration is “bullish” about offshore wind, working with governors in the Northeast to transform what was once a fringe and costly investment into America’s newest energy-producing industry.
WashingtonExaminer  offshorewind  Trump  policy 
june 2018 by northernpass
Energy Department's latest bid to save coal calls for smaller power plants
The Energy Department embarked on its latest effort to save ailing coal on Tuesday, asking companies to help the government develop small-scale coal plants, a technology that doesn't currently exist.
WashingtonExaminer  FERC  capacity  market  fuelsecurity  subsidy 
may 2018 by northernpass
Energy Department's latest bid to save coal calls for smaller power plants
The Energy Department embarked on its latest effort to save ailing coal on Tuesday, asking companies to help the government develop small-scale coal plants, a technology that doesn't currently exist.
washingtonexaminer  ferc  capacity  market  fuelsecurity  subsidy 
may 2018 by eversourcenh
FERC picks clean energy turf battle with states, utilities
The federal government’s independent electricity watchdog has been venturing into new territory with a series of regulations for clean energy that states and utilities warn trample on state authority and could cost consumers more money.
WashingtonExaminer  cleanenergy  RenewableEnergy  policy 
may 2018 by northernpass
FERC picks clean energy turf battle with states, utilities
The federal government’s independent electricity watchdog has been venturing into new territory with a series of regulations for clean energy that states and utilities warn trample on state authority and could cost consumers more money.
washingtonexaminer  ferc  cleanenergy  renewableenergy  policy 
may 2018 by eversourcenh
New England faces 'horror story' of expensive power
New England is struggling to keep the lights on as it pursues aggressive clean energy goals, a dilemma that is so troublesome that the region’s power grid operator warns of blackouts if something doesn’t change.
washingtonexaminer  powerplant  retirements  demand  fuelsecurity  reliability 
april 2018 by eversourcenh
New England faces 'horror story' of expensive power
New England is struggling to keep the lights on as it pursues aggressive clean energy goals, a dilemma that is so troublesome that the region’s power grid operator warns of blackouts if something doesn’t change.
WashingtonExaminer  powerplant  retirements  demand  fuelsecurity  reliability 
april 2018 by northernpass
Rick Perry mulls request to save coal, nuclear plants
Energy Secretary Rick Perry is considering a request from utility First Energy for an emergency order to save nuclear and coal power plants in the regions where it operates.
WashingtonExaminer  fossilfuels  generation  subsidy  DOE 
april 2018 by northernpass
Rick Perry mulls request to save coal, nuclear plants
Energy Secretary Rick Perry is considering a request from utility First Energy for an emergency order to save nuclear and coal power plants in the regions where it operates.
washingtonexaminer  fossilfuels  generation  subsidy  DOE 
april 2018 by eversourcenh
Why natural gas from Putin's Russia has to be imported to New England
U.S. exports of natural gas have soared in recent years. It's one of the most conspicuous examples of how the fracking boom has enhanced our energy security.
washingtonexaminer  naturalgas  constraints  fuelsecurity 
march 2018 by eversourcenh
Why natural gas from Putin's Russia has to be imported to New England
U.S. exports of natural gas have soared in recent years. It's one of the most conspicuous examples of how the fracking boom has enhanced our energy security.
WashingtonExaminer  naturalgas  constraints  fuelsecurity 
march 2018 by northernpass
FERC members hint at move to compensate electric grid reliability
Members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission are hinting that the independent government agency likely will take some type of action to better value the resilience that certain power plants provide to the electric grid, based on what grid operators report this week.
WashingtonExaminer  FERC  grid  reliability 
march 2018 by northernpass

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