06 Apr '12, 7pm

Energy News: Cape Wind Will Lower Electricity Rates; Japan's Residential Solar Soars; More

Energy News: Cape Wind Will Lower Electricity Rates; Japan's Residential Solar Soars; More

From good to bad in energy news today, beyond the headline: Pennsylvania towns challenge fracking being shoved down their throats; BP looks to the Amazon for more oil; Alberta, Canada's oil rush shortchanges locals. Keep reading for the details. Cape Wind Project Means $250 Million Lower Wholesale Electricity Costs It may get an award for the wind power project that's been in planning for the longest amount of time, but Cape Wind gets another boost this week. Think Progress details the pretty wonky reasons why wholesale electricity prices could drop when (if, perhaps) Cape Wind ever finally gets built: Massachusetts regulators gave final approval to a merger between NStar and Northeast Utilities, which includes a commitment by NStar to buy slightly more than a quarter of Cape Wind’s project’s electricity for 15 years. ... The rest of Cape Wind’s power will be sold into the...

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