Energy and Environment

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…

Is there potential in N.H. offshore wind generation?

Offshore wind turbines could one day supply four-fifths of New Hampshire's energy supply, according to a report released by the National Wildlife Federation. But Public Service of New Hampshire spokesperson Martin Murray thinks it's "highly unlikely" that such a scenario…