Energy and Environment

ISO New England pulls plug on PSNH competitor

Electricity provider Resident Power's energy supplier has been suspended and most of its 8,700 residential and small business customers were switched to Public Service of New Hampshire by midnight Wednesday -- at least for now -- following a ruling by…

Unitil reports record income for 2012

Unitil Corp. ended up 2012 with its highest net income to date, despite it being the warmest year on record, thanks to higher distribution rates and the switch to natural gas by more people and businesses. The Hampton-based utility reported…

PUC OKs another round of wood heat boiler rebates

New Hampshire's wood pellet and wood boiler industries will be getting another boost, thanks to a decision by the Public Utilities Commission to fund a former federal stimulus program with $450,000 from the state's Renewable Energy Fund. Under the program…

'Very good' bid entered for USA Springs

The bankruptcy trustee for USA Springs received a "very good" bid that's "in the neighborhood" of $7.5 million for the would-be water bottling company's assets -- a bid good enough to skip a planned auction and negotiate a deal by…

N.H. Energy Summit set for Oct. 22

The New Hampshire Energy Summit, a conference focused on New Hampshire energy policy, will be held Monday, Oct. 22, in Concord. The summit is organized by the Dupont Group, a Concord-based government and public affairs firm, in conjunction with member…