By: Robert Walton | New England power customers scored a good deal last year, with prices falling to one of the lowest points in the last 15 years, according to analysis from the region’s grid operator. With almost half the
By: The Eagle | National Grid says it’s reviewing its proposed rate hikes as a result of the new federal tax law. WPRI-TV reports the state Public Utilities Commission has asked the company to recalculate how much of an increase
By: Alex Kuffner | National Grid, the dominant utility in Rhode Island, is seeking increases in its distribution rates that would see residential electric bills rise by 6 percent and gas bills go up by 5 percent in late 2018.
By: Bill Bottiggi | This week, Boston welcomes the Quadrennial Energy Review roadshow to town for a stakeholder engagement meeting. The QER process began in January 2014 when President Obama issued a memorandum directing the administration to translate energy-related policy
By: Alex Kuffner | For the second year in a row, Rhode Islanders who heat with natural gas will see a substantial drop in their bills under a proposal submitted by National Grid to state regulators. Because of the availability
Two states have moved to protect residential customers from aggressive pricing tactics employed by retail suppliers. By: Josh Kessler | Pennsylvania Cracks Down on Variable-Rate Contracts Energy Choice Matters reported that Energy Services Providers agreed to a settlement under which
By: Alex Kuffner | If you’ve been following news about energy lately, you couldn’t help but notice that because of a glut of natural gas on the market and unseasonably mild weather, prices for the fuel have plummeted. So it
By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Utility regulators have approved a steep increase in electricity rates but will spread the costs out over all of next year to ease the impact on consumers. The Rhode Island State Public Utilities Commission approved
By: Associated Press | Rhode Island’s Public Utilities Commission is expected to decide Tuesday whether electricity rates for National Grid customers will increase 24 percent next month. The commission last week considered the rate-hike request at a 2½-hour meeting where
By: MySanAntonio.com | A proposed 24 percent hike in electric rates drew protesters to a public hearing before Rhode Island regulators. A crowd chanted “just say no” during the 2 ½-hour meeting of the Public Utilities Commission Tuesday in Warwick.