CONCORD — Gov. Chris Sununu lost the second of his three picks to join the state Site Evaluation Committee with former Republican state Rep. Michael Vose of Epping withdrawing his nomination Tuesday on the eve of a showdown vote on the Executive Council.

DERRY — Crews with Eversource Energy’s vegetation management team felled their 313th tree on Scobie Pond Road Friday since trimming of roadside trees near their Derry substation began about four weeks ago.

BERLIN — Gov. Chris Sununu on Wednesday signed into law a bill that could extend the power-purchase agreement between the state’s largest electricity provider and a local company that produces renewable power from wood.

MANCHESTER — Last week’s announcement that regulators had approved a new energy supply rate for Eversource customers marks a major shift for the state’s largest utility, as the company once known as Public Service of New Hampshire completes the process of selling off its power plants and pri…

WASHINGTON — Automakers would no longer have to boost fuel economy for their U.S. fleets after 2020, and California would not be able to set stricter standards than the federal government under a proposal submitted to the White House by the Transportation Department, two sources said on Thursday.

China’s interest in reducing its trade surplus with the United States through increased energy imports could advance plans for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants and ethanol sales, analysts and energy executives involved in developing new LNG facilities said.

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