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April 26, 2016
All Consumers Are the Big Winners with the Cancellation of Kinder Morgan Pipeline
There has been much hand-wringing and crystal ball reading in the days since Kinder Morgan announced its plans to cancel their Northeast Direct natural gas pipeline project. As usual, some of the analysis is spot on but most paint too broad a brush in identifying winners and losers, especially as it relates to consumers. One of the biggest fallacies I’ve seen presented since Kinder Morgan’s announcement last week is that industrial consumers will be hurt from the fallout because they will not be getting the benefit of lower cost electric
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When the electric and natural gas industries were opened to competition, PowerOptions® was formed to help nonprofits consolidate their energy-buying influence. As a result, PowerOptions became the first energy consortium of its kind and quickly grew into the largest and most influential energy solutions partner in New England. With over 500 members spending approximately $200 million annually on their energy commodity, PowerOptions has the leverage to negotiate beneficial pricing, as well as contract terms and conditions simply not available anywhere else...