Energy/Environmental

Offshore Wind Development in the Gulf of Maine Draws Closer

The next step in the long process of building offshore wind in the Gulf of Maine happened last week at the University of New Hampshire...

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Solar Thrives in New England

Is it sunny enough in New England to reliably and economically sustain solar power?  While we do have hot and sunny summers with what seems...

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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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