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Region’s Grid Operator Asks For Power Conservation As Heat Wave Continues

With electricity use approaching record levels, New England’s power grid operator asked customers on Tuesday to conserve electricity as a weeklong heat wave continues to bear down on much of the region.

07/16/2013

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Weeklong Heat Wave Taxing New England Power Grid

New England’s power grid operator says demand for electricity could close in on a seven-year record.

07/15/2013

A view above the National Grid power lines in Worcester County. (Photo by Carl Stevens)

New England Electricity Prices Fall To Lowest Levels Since 2003

New England’s grid operator says wholesale electricity prices dropped by nearly 23 percent last year thanks to falling natural gas prices and lower demand.

01/23/2013

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Coakley: New CT Electricity Tax Could Cost Mass. Residents $26 Million

Attorney General Martha Coakley is warning that a new tax in Connecticut could end up costing Massachusetts homeowners and other electricity customers an extra $26 million annually.

06/07/2011

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Salem Harbor Power Station To Close In 2014

The owner of the Salem Harbor Power Station has announced it will close down the facility permanently.

05/11/2011

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Report Gives Wind Power Big Boost

A new study says wind has the potential to supply nearly a quarter of New England’s power within the decade. But massive grid upgrades would be needed to handle that much more wind energy.

12/18/2010

New England sets new records in electricity use

  Despite the weak economy, electricity consumers in New England have set new records for power use.

10/11/2010

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