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Market Monitor – Massachusetts Energy Legislation Will Benefit Some, Others Not So Much

Massachusetts has passed energy legislation designed to accelerate the transition to a lower emission economy. The legislation includes several new programs, revisions or expansion of some existing programs, and a more precise roadmap for the buildout of more renewable generation resources in the Commonwealth. Expanded EV Programs: The legislation includes incentives for the purchase of […]

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Market Monitor – New Illinois Energy Legislation Likely To Increase Utility Costs and Energy Budgets

The new Illinois legislative measure includes several well-publicized components, such as the subsidy for nuclear power and the timelines for closure of coal plants, but it also contained many other items which will impact total electricity costs for all customers. The impacts are concentrated on utility delivery cost components. Customers will not know the actual […]

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Market Monitor – Long-Term Natural Gas Contracts Can Help Mitigate Current High Prices

As we face the current elevated market, longer-term contracts may provide more advantageous rates that can help lower overall costs by mitigating the impact of near-term high prices with lower futures prices. Unprecedented circumstances, including the extreme winter weather that swept most of the country in February, record U.S. gas export levels, and record-breaking summer […]

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