TITLE

Natural Gas Spurs Change

AUTHOR(S)
Welie, Gordon van
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Transmission & Distribution World;Dec2013, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that domestic natural gas from the Marcellus shale in Pennsylvania and New York has been a game changer for the power grid in New England. The shift toward natural gas has been a boon to the region in many ways, lowering both emissions and wholesale electricity costs. But, New England will only benefit from the low price of Marcellus shale gas if it can be moved into the region.
ACCESSION #
93292153

 

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