Lynne Kiesling: Better Grids, Better Markets, Better Choices

Find original post at: http://www.choosingcleanenergy.org/better-grid-better-markets-better-choices/ Dr. Lynne Kiesling is a Visiting Associate Professor in Economics, Associate Director, Purdue University Research Center in Economics.  She was a panelist at the DC Grid Modernization Forum hosted at the Dirksen Building on Capitol Hill on September 13, 2017 I’m writing this post on my office computer in West Lafayette, Indiana, listening to a streaming …

What does Plaistow have to do with Paris? – Venu Rao and Charles Forcey, NHBR

Find original post at: http://www.nhbr.com/Sept-1-2017/What-does-Plaistow-have-to-do-with-Paris/   10 years ago, 164 New Hampshire towns foreshadowed the climate accord   BY VENU RAO AND CHARLES FORCEY How is Alton connected to Australia, Meredith to Malta, Tuftonboro to Thailand or Stratham to Spain? They all have resolved to reduce fossil fuel emissions. At town meetings in 2007, citizens in 164 New Hampshire towns passed …

Do we need more energy or more conservation?

Carsey report recharges debate over power supply Energy demand is going down, energy supply not so much. So if we commit ourselves to build expensive power projects we won’t need, the price of energy will go up. That’s the simple economic idea behind a recently released report by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire, …

Pipelines and Electric Bills

The ongoing debate over how New Hampshire can help businesses reduce their energy costs may become more heated as a result of a new study just released by the University of New Hampshire. The study warns that New Hampshire electric customers could see their bills increase over time if they are asked to pay for interstate pipelines that would bring …

New Report: New Hampshire’s Electricity Future

New Report: New Hampshire's Electricity Future

There’s a new report out on New Hampshire’s electricity future and it has a different point of view. Here are some of the findings. You don’t need to increase energy use to grow the economy.