NYMEX November Natural Gas Falls, Natural Gas at 3-Year Low; Nears $2.00 Mark

October 26, 2015

After falling all last week, November natural gas finds itself at $2.06 per million BTU, nearing the $2.00 mark. The last time natural gas futures prices were this low was back on March 30th, 2012, marking a three year low for the energy commodity. Cold weather fuels demand for natural gas, the primary heating source […]

Supreme Court Examines Demand Response

October 16, 2015

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court held oral arguments regarding federal regulation that could have important influence on the electricity markets and energy efficiency. The regulation in question concerns what is known in the power sector as “demand response.” The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), with the weight of the Obama Administration behind it, hopes […]

Entergy to close Plymouth’s Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station

October 15, 2015

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station will be closed no later than June 2019, said operators on Tuesday, October 13th. Pilgrim is the last nuclear power plant in Massachusetts and the announcement comes one month after the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission labeled the plant as one of the nation’s three least-safe reactors citing a timeline of mishaps […]