May 18, 2024

National Grid

ISO-NE Planning Advisory Committee Briefs: May 15

National Grid introduced a pair of asset condition projects estimated to cost about $538 million to the ISO-NE Planning Advisory Committee.

The City of Boston / Sasaki
How Sea Level Rise, Coastal Flooding Threaten Boston’s Grid
In Boston and throughout the broader region, climate-fueled extreme weather events are already putting stress on essential energy infrastructure.
Constellation Energy
Constellation Increases Costs of Proposed Everett Agreements
Constellation is requesting an increase in the cost-of-operation charges in its proposed agreements with Massachusetts gas utilities to keep the Everett LNG import terminal operating through the winter of 2029/30.
Mass. AGO, DOER Call for Climate Guardrails on Everett LNG Contracts
The Massachusetts AGO and DOER expressed concern about the climate effects of proposed utility supply contracts to keep the Everett LNG import facility operating until 2030. 
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Northeast States Apply for Federal Money for 2 Tx Projects
The six New England states have submitted two applications for federal funding for transmission projects aimed at improving grid reliability and enabling the interconnection of clean energy resources.
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Everett LNG Contracts Face Skepticism in DPU Proceedings
Proposed supply agreements between Constellation and Massachusetts gas utilities which would keep the Everett Marine Terminal operating through 2030 are facing pushback from environmental organizations and the Attorney General’s Office.
National Grid Backs out of Twin States Clean Energy Link Project

Despite support from the Department of Energy, National Grid has backed out of a major project to significantly increase the two-way transmission capacity between New England and Quebec.

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Constellation Reaches Agreements to Keep Everett LNG Terminal Open
Eversource and National Grid have reached agreements with Constellation to keep the Everett Marine Terminal open for six more years, pending approval from the state.
National Grid
Mass. Gas Working Group Finalizes Recommendations to Legislature
The recommendations for the state's gas pipe replacement program highlight some key areas of contention between the gas utilities, climate organizations and state officials.
Massachusetts Moves to Limit New Gas Infrastructure

Massachusetts has moved to discourage new investment in natural gas infrastructure by blocking utilities from recovering costs unless they can show they first considered non-gas alternatives.

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