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Another One Bites the Dust – Connecticut Chooses Renewables over Pipelines

Another One Bites the Dust – Connecticut Chooses Renewables over Pipelines

Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection has canceled its procurement of natural gas pipeline resources. As a result, Spectra Energy’s Access Northeast project, spanning parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, is now virtually guaranteed not to proceed. Earlier this year, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

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Massive Grid Changes Needed to Solve VRE Problems

Amber Plante for Zondits, September 2, 2015. Image credit: Argonne National Laboratory Variable renewable energy (VRE) is running into skeptics in the U.S. who state that by its very nature it is not compatible with the current electrical grid. While standard electrical generation and some forms of hydroelectricity, biomass, and geothermal power can offer a steady

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