October 22, 2018

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  • Saying the project is needed to boost natural gas reliability in pipeline-constrained New England, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission last week approved National Grid’s plan to build a $180 million gas liquefaction plant in Rhode Island that...
  • In their sharpest attack yet on a clean energy project backed by Massachusetts, three environmental and renewable energy groups last week released a study that says a proposed $950 million transmission line that would run through Maine to bring...
  • The New York Independent System Operator announced last week that President and Chief Executive Officer Brad Jones is leaving after three years at the helm of the grid operator, which increasingly has been navigating politically tricky waters due to...
  • In an unusual case involving problems with the quality of delivered natural gas, the Vector pipeline in Michigan abruptly stopped taking all deliveries of shale gas from Energy Transfer Partners’ recently minted Rover pipeline Tuesday due to high...
  • Resources for the Future announced Friday that Sue Tierney has been elected chairman of its board of directors, making her the first woman chairman of the influential economic and natural resources think tank.Tierney, who succeeds Richard...
  • A divided Federal Energy Regulatory Commission voted Thursday to cut back most of a rate perk collected by subsidiaries of ITC Holdings Corp. that rewards the transmission companies for their independence from other market participants, with the...
  • Citing limited funds and uncertainty about the project schedule, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission directed its staff Monday to hold off on finding a facility for hearings on the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository license application and halted...
  • In a pioneering initiative that seeks to capitalize on the complementary peak generation profiles of the two renewables, Invenergy is building the nation’s largest co-located wind and solar with energy storage project in northwestern Ohio—a promising...
  • Responding to a nudge from state regulators, Portland General Electric has launched a cutting-edge smart grid effort to conduct what it claims will be the nation’s largest and most sophisticated demand response initiative, enabling customers to...