Can subway stops be used for energy? NYC is finding out
New York City's subway rumbles across more than 665 miles of mainline track every day, jerking out of stations and screeching to a halt with every stop. Now the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Consolidated Edison Inc., parent of the city's biggest utility, are exploring how to turn more of those screeches into usable energy.
FERC overturns N.Y. denial of Northern Access
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday overruled New York's decision on an embattled natural gas pipeline, marking at least the second major FERC action against New York's pipeline blockade.
Vt. must look beyond power sector to cut carbon, panel says
Vermont must tackle pollution from buildings and vehicles if it's going to restrain its rising carbon emissions, a state-appointed panel said this week.
N.J. starts work on financing mechanism for projects
New Jersey regulators yesterday kicked off development for the financing instrument that they hope will make the state one of the country's leading builders of offshore wind.
Quebec-to-New England line clears hurdle in Mass.
Officials under Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) yesterday announced progress on a proposed power line to Quebec that the state says would make nearly half its power portfolio renewable.