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PowerOption’s New CEO Heather March Takle

Taking Over for Retiring Arcate After 10 Years BOSTON–New England’s largest energy buying group, PowerOptions today announces Heather March Takle as next President and CEO. She will begin on January 1, 2020, after the retirement of longtime leader Cynthia A. Arcate. The PowerOptions Board undertook a national search to find a candidate with the broad […]

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Drumlin Farm’s Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

LINCOLN, October 7 — Visitors and staff at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary can now power their electric cars with two new electric vehicle charging stations, allowing for eco-friendly visits to the popular working farm and nature center. Leaders from Drumlin Farm, PowerOptions, and Eversource, along with local legislators and members of the community […]

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Launch of Electric Vehicle Charger Program

ENFIELD (CT), August 27 – PowerOptions, New England’s largest energy buying consortium which provides electricity cost savings for municipalities and nonprofits in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, announced the launch of its Electric Vehicle Charger Program. The new Program will offer a discount price to its hundreds of municipal and non-profit members. As part of the […]

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Commercial Customers Need Protection Too

The competitive electricity supply market is tightening. Margins are thinning and suppliers are working harder to maintain their business. Most suppliers have responded to this tightening by becoming more responsive to customer desires, offering new products and services to deepen customer relationships. Other suppliers have become increasingly reliant on brokers, through channel relationships, to broaden […]

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Former Utility Executive Adds New Expertise
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Former Utility Executive Adds New Expertise

BOSTON, May 21 — An energy industry veteran with a broad range of experience in managing large and complex energy-related organizations and projects, including managing power plants, retail energy marketing, information services, and US Army engineer units has joined the PowerOptions’ Board of Directors. Thomas E. Rogers, P.E. adds to depth of the board of […]

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ISO Throwing Money at Misguided “Solution”

The regional grid operator, ISO-NE, has proposed to create a new compensation mechanism for resources that can contribute to winter energy security during the 2023/2024 and 2024/2025 winters. The proposal has been dubbed “Chapter 2B,” as it follows the cost of service contract given to the Mystic units (and potentially other units in the future) […]

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