Energy/Environmental

State Overhauls Wetlands Rules

New Hampshire’s wetlands program is about to be transformed by a regulatory overhaul.  After years of stakeholder meetings, a new set of wetlands rules adopted...

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FERC Rules That RSA 362-H is Preempted by Federal Law

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) recently ruled that a statute requiring New Hampshire electric distribution companies to solicit power purchase proposals from certain wood-burning...

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NIMBY Arguments in New Hampshire

NIMBY, or “Not in My Back Yard,” is a term used to describe opponents of renewable energy projects concerned about local impacts.  But what happens...

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Solar Skyspace Easements: Don’t Be Left in the Dark

Imagine investing in a solar installation on your property, only to see it sitting in the shadow of your neighbor’s new house a few years...

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Modernizing New Hampshire’s Electric Distribution System

New Hampshire, like the rest of the nation, is seeing increased deployment of distributed energy resources (DER).  DER are electricity resources or controllable loads that...

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