Opponents of the Kinder Morgan proposal to build a new natural gas pipeline through southern New Hampshire have been waiting for elected officials to come out against the project with the same intensity they saw in Massachusetts, where near universal opposition among high-profile politicians help
Nobody knows for sure how much New Hampshire ratepayers would benefit from the billions of dollars spent on two proposed energy projects crisscrossing portions of the Granite State, but early estimates indicate that it isn’t very much.
So what happened? Why did the wholesale price of electricity come crashing down from record highs to the lowest price in years? Why didn’t the latest cold snap send prices into the frigid stratosphere?
During its fourth quarter earnings call, newly-renamed Eversource (nee Northeast Utilities), reported that executives expect the U.S. Department of Energy to release a draft Environmental Impact Statement for the controversial Northern Pass project in April of this year.