A less power-hungry New England
Energy efficiency is by no means a permanent solution, but it should be a permanent part of the solution. Sensible energy use, combined with new power resources, is the only workable answer for New England.
July 26, 2006
by Gordon Van Weile, President & CEO ISO New England
in Boston Globe
NEW ENGLANDERS continue to say no to new sources of electrical power at the same time they flick on the switch for more energy use. It is a formula for failure -- not just for energy-dependent consumers and businesses, but also for the region's long-term economic future.
With little willingness to site badly needed new power resources, it has become clear that the region must begin -- immediately -- to find ways to cut back electricity use at home and at work. ISO New England, as the non profit in charge of the region's bulk power system, has joined with... [continue via Web link]