natural gas pipeline en State Officials Field Tough Questions From Energy Insiders <p></p><p>At a forum on New England’s energy challenges at St. Anselm College, a panel of supporters of an energy proposal by the six New England Governors fielded tough questions. The plan is to pay for natural gas pipelines and transmission lines through a new charge on the electric bills of customers throughout the region.</p><p>The panel of state energy officials from New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island defended the governors’ plan, while some in the audience suggested the plan amounted to picking winners and losers.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:38:24 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown 51149 at State Officials Field Tough Questions From Energy Insiders Pipe Trouble: A Controversial Video Game <p>A <a href="">major spill</a> of heavy crude oil in Arkansas couldn’t come at a worse time for the Canadian tar sands industry - though President Obama has hinted he’s preparing to green-light the much-debated Keystone XL pipeline, any push in the wrong direction could finish the project before it even begins.&nbsp; Meanwhile a new report from the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce says that, without new pipelines to help ease production bottlenecks, Canada will be missing out on an estimated 15 billion dollars annually.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" src="" webkitallowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="300" width="400"></iframe></p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 14:52:34 +0000 Taylor Quimby 25119 at Pipe Trouble: A Controversial Video Game Access To Natural Gas: A New Draw For The North Country? <p>There’s a new effort underway to attract businesses to the North Country with the prospect of cheaper energy.</p><p>NHPR’s Chris Jensen has the story.</p><p>An economic development group has a new way to encourage businesses to come to Coos.</p><p>It is taking advantage of a natural gas pipeline from Canada that crosses the county, says Jon Freeman, the president of the <a href="">Northern Community Investment Corporation</a>.</p><p><em>“Typically the natural gas will cost about one quarter of the price of oil.”</em></p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 18:29:37 +0000 Chris Jensen 11535 at