Tagged New England

Dynegy reports net income loss, coal plant closure

Rate this article Article Abstract: Dynegy acquired 21 new power plants in the spring in the Midwest and New England regions and the company said its operating income jumped up to $107 million for the quarter, up from $22 million in the same period last year, with the added power production. The company announced its…

Heating oil vs. natural gas – CommonWealth magazine

Rate this article Article Abstract: CommonWealth magazine Heating oil vs. natural gasCommonWealth magazineEven the staunchest New England opponent of increased natural gas pipeline capacity cannot dispute that: (1) winter is coming; (2) our winters get darned cold; and (3) the typical New Englander again will pay a lot more for home heating than the ……

More LNG could flow to Boston this winter – The Boston Globe

Rate this article Article Abstract: The Boston Globe More LNG could flow to Boston this winterThe Boston GlobeForeign energy companies, facing weaker demand and lower prices for LNG in Asia and Europe, are likely to turn to the New England market and send extra shiploads to terminals near Boston. That could help prevent the price…

More natural gas, not LNG, is the answer – CommonWealth magazine

Rate this article Article Abstract: CommonWealth magazine More natural gas, not LNG, is the answerCommonWealth magazineAS NEW ENGLAND PREPARES for another winter, there is a growing consensus among energy policy makers in New England that more natural gas is needed to mitigate the high cost of electricity. After a broad investigation into the cause of…

Cheap Gas Claims Another Nuclear Victim

Rate this article Article Abstract: Cheap natural gas from U.S. shale claimed another victim this week.Entergy, a large integrated utility specializing in nuclear power, announced that it will be shutting down its Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in 2019, citing “poor market conditions, reduced revenues and increased operational costs.”The Pilgrim plant, located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, has…

Reed: New natural gas pipelines needed – Wicked Local

Rate this article Article Abstract: Oil & Gas 360 Reed: New natural gas pipelines neededWicked LocalIn “An Energy Combo Platter” (Oct. 4), Rick Holmes makes several valid points about the need for a portfolio of solutions to secure New England’s clean energy future. However, he missed the mark on the need for additional natural gas…