Reposted here from VPR. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (Host) State regulators are taking a closer look at what kinds of information utilities should be allowed to keep secret.
Reposted here from VTDigger. Gov. Peter Shumlin found himself at the center of a provincial balancing act last month. As premiers from eastern Canada and New England discussed the region’s energy issues at a conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Shumlin said he found himself sitting, figuratively speaking, with Quebec on one side and Newfoundland on […]
Reposted here from VTDigger. Editor’s note: This op-ed is by Donald M. Kreis, associate director and assistant professor of law at the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School. He is the former general counsel of the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission and a member of the board of trustees of the […]
Reposted here from Bloomberg.com. Solar power may be cheaper than electricity generated by fossil fuels and nuclear reactors within three to five years because of innovations, said Mark M. Little, the global research director for General Electric Co. (GE)
Professor Ben Luce from Lyndon State College has prepared a two page document that demonstrates the cost of solar power and ridge line wind power will be comparable in a handful of years. You can see the analysis in PDF format.
This story is reposted here from VPR. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (Host) Over the next few weeks, state utility regulators will review several large projects that will shape the state’s energy future. The projects include Vermont Yankee, a large wind energy development, and a new power deal from Hydro-Quebec.
Reposted here from the International Business Times. With the growth in the number of plants being built and the increasing cost competitiveness, 2011 looks like solar energy could start to come into its own in the U.S.