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July 19, 2024

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NE Energy Officials Stress the Need for Dispatchable Resources

As intermittent renewables proliferate in New England, the region must do a better job incentivizing reliable, dispatchable resources that can support the grid as it decarbonizes, speakers at a Raab Associates roundtable said.

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Affordability Must not Lose out in Energy Transition, NE Regulators Say

New England policymakers and stakeholders must not overlook the need for electric affordability in the energy transition, officials from Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut told attendees of the New England Power Generators Association’s fifth annual New England Energy Summit.

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Connecticut Issues Storage RFI Aimed at Vehicle Electrification
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued a request for information regarding energy storage for diesel vehicles.
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Northeast States Detail Early Efforts on Interregional Tx Collaborative
Representatives from states working on the Northeast States Collaborative on Interregional Transmission spoke about the young effort, particularly about offshore wind connections.
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Conn. Seeks Proposals for Onshore, Offshore Renewables
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection launched two new clean energy solicitations Oct. 27.
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Overheard at Connecticut Power and Energy Society’s ‘Future of Energy’ Conference

A Connecticut official said she hopes potential offshore wind developers will take a lower profit to help the industry off the ground.

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Park City Wind to Cancel PPAs, Exit OSW Pipeline
Avangrid announced an agreement with two Connecticut electric distribution companies to terminate power purchase agreements for its Park City Wind proposal, the latest in a series of setbacks for offshore wind in New England.
Experts Call for More Engagement, Shorter Timelines for Clean Projects
Building public support for clean energy projects will require shorter timelines and increased community engagement, experts told industry participants.
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Overheard at NECPUC 75th Annual Symposium
Transmission planning, energy siting and maximizing federal funding highlighted discussions at NECPUC's 75th annual symposium last week.
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New England States Group Up To Push For Federal Transmission Funding
The New England states united to seek federal funding to strengthen the region’s transmission to accommodate power from offshore wind projects and Canada.

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