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Can New England Shrink its Carbon Footprint?

January 28, 2020 |
Though this winter has been relatively mild across the US, historically, frigid New England winters have put significant pressure on the region’s natural gas pricing and infrastructure. As regulatory delays and grassroots opposition prevent new natural gas infrastructure from...
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Winter Baseload Power Burn on the Rise

October 1, 2019 |
Summer power burn surged this year, buoyed by warmer-than-normal temperatures and historically low gas prices. While this summer burn was dramatic, it fits with a trend the market has been seeing since the beginning of the Shale Era: cheap...
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Snowed In: 2019 Hydro Outlook

March 19, 2019 |
Understandably, many of the headlines this winter have reported on the historic cold temperatures seen in the Upper Midwest and blizzard-like conditions from the recent bomb cyclone. If you’re not an avid skier or snowboarder, something that might have...
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The Great Renewables Divide

September 25, 2018 |
Coal-fired power generation is on the decline. Hard to argue with that. The EIA recently published an article pointing out that coal generation is still the most predominant form of generation in 18 states. While this is true, coal’s...
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