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HPIn LNG: Should New England embrace LNG?

In 1999, gas-fired generation accounted for approximately 16% of New England's total electrical-power consumption. According to ISO New England (the entity responsible for managing this region's gas t..

Mokhatab, S., Consultant

In 1999, gas-fired generation accounted for approximately 16% of New England's total electrical-power consumption. According to ISO New England (the entity responsible for managing this region's gas transmission system), natural gas (NG) will supply 50% of electricity generation by 2010. Over the past decade, NG consumption in the New England market has grown at one of the fastest rates in the US. NG is the leading fuel source for electricity generation in this region. In 2004, New England's monthly load factor for NG pipelines approached 90% over the three mid-winter months, thus indicating little redundant capacity for peak periods. If New England's economy grows at 1%/yr as forecast by th

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