Kinder Morgan’s Pipe Dream is Economic Nightmare

Greg Cunningham & Rafael Mares, CommonWealth Magazine

A growing body of evidence – topped by a November 2015 report done on behalf of the Massachusetts Attorney General – demonstrates undeniably that more natural gas capacity is not needed and any claims to the contrary are more fallacy and delusion than sound economics. Why would we lock ourselves into decades of the dirty fuels of yesterday at a time when clean solar power and wind are getting cheaper each day and clean energy technology, such as grid-scale battery storage, is fast emerging? Investing in natural gas line capacity will make New England over-reliant for the foreseeable future on a fossil fuel and impede our path to clean energy.

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