Kevin Hennessy – Director of Federal, State & Local Affairs for New England, Dominion Resources Inc., spoke at the ANS Connecticut Section Speaker Meeting on April 4th, 2012. His presentation, entitled “Dominion’s perspective on New England’s Energy Markets, Policies, and Politics” is available here.
New England’s energy markets and state’s policies are ever changing. Just over a decade ago, most of New England restructured their energy markets opening themselves up to competition. Where have we been and where do we stand today? Policymakers’ decisions impact markets. What policies has Connecticut adopted and how have they impacted the market? Shale gas is ubiquitous; it’s inescapable in any energy discussion and the Marcellus and Utica fields are robust. What does it mean for New England’s energy future and the future of other fuel sources?