Kuster Sends Letter to FERC Calling for Review of All Energy Projects in Region

NHPLAN Logo 2015-11-07September 29, 2015

My goal, similar to yours, is to ensure that we encourage smart energy policies that protect our environment, preserve our way of life, and lower electricity prices.  I am acutely aware of the regional need for electricity and the plethora of energy projects that are being proposed to meet that need.  Given the regional nature of our electric market and the complicated changes that are underway across the region, both with new projects being proposed and with older power sources leaving the grid, I believe that FERC can only properly preform its duties by assessing these projects as a whole, instead of in silos.  All options and alternatives must be considered as we look at these proposals and fit them to the needs of our region.  Whereas New England is on a regional grid, it stands to reason that we should site projects that impact the grid as a region.”  Read more …