Terry Cronin lives with his wife in Hopkinton. He has been writing about New Hampshire utilities, their regulation, and their politics for 10 years. For recreation he walks the woodlands and hikes the hills and White Mountains of the Granite State.
When I first heard of the proposed repeal of the law that requires utilities to integrate their resource planning to protect consumers from unnecessary risks and costs of infrastructure projects, it struck me as an odd, alarming antic. It’s House Bill 281. What’s alarming about the repeal is that we will lose the upfront planning […]
In January, the live wire of energy market volatility loomed over the House Science, Technology, and Energy Committee hearings on New Hampshire’s electricity markets. The sessions were intended for committee members to meet or reacquaint themselves with our state’s and region’s electric policy “stakeholders.” Personnel from every relevant government department, agency, commission, office, and company, […]