New Hampshire’s biomass law overcame a veto, but can it clear FERC scrutiny?

Energy News Network: When New Hampshire legislators overrode a veto by Gov. Chris Sununu of a bill directing utilities to enter into power contracts with the state’s struggling biomass power plants, the intent was to preserve jobs, a diverse energy source, and renewable electricity supplies.

But now the state’s consumer advocate has joined an organization of large electricity users in a petition to federal regulators to invalidate the new rules before contracts are signed next year.

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