Using a model that’s been called “transformative” for the energy market, the Community Power Coalition of New Hampshire announced this week its initial electricity rate will be 15.8 cents per kilowatt-hour, representing a 20 to 40 percent savings compared to the state’s utility companies.
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Default Electric Service Rate ‘Death Spiral’: Will NH Utilities Change How They Procure Energy?
That’s what the Hillsborough resident told state lawmakers last week as she testified in support of a bill that would change the default electric service rate paid by residents and businesses.
New Hampshire To Receive $104 Million for Energy Rebates and Fuel Assistance
New Hampshire will receive nearly $104 million for energy rebates and fuel assistance, according to announcements from the U.S. Department of Energy and the state’s congressional delegation on Wednesday.
New Hampshire Heating Fuel Reserves Remain Low
Heating fuel reserves in New Hampshire remain low, at around 60 percent of the average level over the past five years, according to the state’s Department of Energy.
$50 Million Awarded to NH Electric Cooperative for Broadband Buildout
The New Hampshire Electric Cooperative has won a $50 million grant to build out broadband in rural parts of the state.
Electric Rates Are Spiking. Do Renewables Help or Hurt? | Opinion
Late last month, the New Hampshire Department of Energy presented a long-awaited report on the costs and benefits of local renewable energy to ratepayers.
For Offshore Wind Aspirations To Become Reality, Transmission Hurdles Must Be Cleared
President Joe Biden’s administration laid out ambitious additional goals last month to boost offshore wind power generation, one of the American renewable energy industry’s emerging wide-open frontiers.
Is There a Way for Utilities To Buy Cheaper Power?
As electricity rates skyrocket in New Hampshire, the Public Utilities Commission is investigating whether there’s a cheaper way for utilities to purchase energy.
What Is Net Metering Worth in New Hampshire?
Net metering is one of New Hampshire’s few policies encouraging more renewable energy by paying homeowners and businesses who generate it.
Unitil Requests Electric Price Increase
Unitil customers can expect a significant rate increase in December, if the utility’s Friday request is granted.