Energy Infrastructure In New England Needs An Update

Energy Infrastructure in New England Needs an Update

The following is a piece from the Energy Voice, a project of the Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA). You can follow CEA on Facebook, Twitter and view their latest videos on YouTube. Energy Infrastructure in New England Needs an Update MARCH 30, 2016 There’s no easy way to say this: New England’s energy future is dim. Limited pipeline capacity, federal and state regulations, and a change in the mix of electricity and heating generation are just a few of the things that the region is facing when it comes to energy. Temperate spring weather will provide some respite from sky-high bills. However,…

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Pennsylvania Is An Energy Leader

Pennsylvania is an energy leader

Pennsylvania has historically been a tremendous leader in energy. -Gene Barr - President & CEO of Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry The Commonwealth has a very rich history of innovation and a reputation as an energy leader. It includes the Drake Well, the first commercial oil well in the United States and a long history with anthracite coal in the northeastern region, but continues today with cutting-edge technology at Carnegie Mellon University around biology-powered fuel cells. And now, the natural gas being produced from the Marcellus and Utica shales are once again changing the energy landscape. We're seeing lower energy bills for businesses and…

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Rejection Of Constitution Pipeline Derails Clean Power Progress

Rejection of Constitution Pipeline Derails Clean Power Progress

The rejection of the Constitution Pipeline Project permit is being felt in ripples by several groups in New York. In a Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin article posted yesterday, reporter David Hill looks into just how far these ripples might travel. He highlights the plight of Amphenol Aerospace in Sidney and the Raymond Corporation factory in Greene which were both looking forward to switching over operations to natural gas brought by Constitution to their areas. For a bit of perspective, Raymond Corporation is Chenango County’s largest employer and had consider Constitution a "game changer." How much could the lack of natural gas…

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