John Flynn

Senior vice president of US development, National Grid

Stories by John Flynn

Quebec hydropower is ‘shell game’

Quebec hydropower is ‘shell game’

It’s not new clean energy, so benefits are minimal

RON GERWATOWSKI’S OP-ED (“Price shouldn’t be sole focus of clean energy buys”) makes an essential point about clean-energy procurement. In the end, Massachusetts’ historic legislation to harness significantly more renewable energy will involve tradeoffs. But in highlighting the potential of hydropower, Gerwatowski ignores a crucially important distinction: Not all clean energy procurement is created equal.(...)

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Gas pipeline firm says it’s full-speed ahead

Gas pipeline firm says it’s full-speed ahead

In wake of SJC ruling, ‘do nothing scenario is untenable’

What follows is a letter from the three top officials of Access Northeast to New England policymakers on the need for new natural gas pipeline infrastructure in the region.   LAST WEEK, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a ruling touching on the critical effort underway across New England to reduce the cost of electric(...)

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