National Grid on Monday said it’s reached a deal with state officials to end a moratorium on new natural gas service in New York City and begin hooking up connections that have been delayed for months.
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Moody’s Investors Service said this week New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s intention to potentially revoke National Grid’s operating certificate unless it ends a New York City moratorium on new natural gas service is “credit negative” for all of the state’s investor-owned utilities.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo railed against National Grid in a letter to the utility on Tuesday indicating the state intends to revoke its certificate to operate for imposing a moratorium on new natural gas service in New York City.
The New York legislature has passed one of the most aggressive climate protection bills in the nation that’s expected to be signed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, putting the state on track to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).
While very little changed politically across the Appalachian Basin’s key oil and natural gas producing states, the industry sees both opportunities and challenges after the midterm elections as Democrats and Republicans step into new roles throughout the region.
FERC has pushed back by more than four months the scheduled issuance of a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Northeast Supply Enhancement Project by Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco), which is already entangled in a regulatory quagmire in New York.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has denied Competitive Power Ventures Inc.’s (CPV) application to renew a key permit for a 680 MW natural gas-fired power plant that was nearly ready to enter service in Orange County.
Williams said Wednesday Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) has refiled for a Section 401 water quality certification (WQC) for its Northeast Supply Enhancement Projectwith the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), which last month denied the initial application.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week unveiled even more energy policy proposals aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, growing the state’s renewable energy economy and further diminishing the role of natural gas.
Three natural gas-fired generation facilities currently under construction in New York and New Jersey are sufficient replacements for the Indian Point nuclear power plant north of New York City in Westchester County that is slated for deactivation beginning in 2020, the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) said this week.