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Maximizing Region’s Offshore Wind Purchases

In a concerted effort to cost-effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions and diversify the region’s resource mix with less reliance on natural gas, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut have procured a total of 1,500 megawatts of offshore wind projects. This is enough generation to replace about half of the Mystic gas plants in Everett, Massachusetts slated […]

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We’ve Added Aggregation of Cities and Towns

The region’s largest energy consortium, serving exclusively nonprofits and government institutions, has won a contract with the consortium serving the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns. This new approach to growing it’s consortium has the potential to increase PowerOptions’ electricity sales by about 20 percent while expanding its membership base for the delivery of […]

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Medford DPW’S Electricity Needs

The City of Medford has collaborated with Solect Energy, the state’s leading commercial-scale developer and installer of solar energy systems, and PowerOptions, the region’s largest energy buying consortium, to install a 235 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of the City’s new DPW Building. The array consists of 588 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, which are […]

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Malden YMCA Unveils Unique Solar Array

Malden YMCA leaders joined their nonprofit energy partner and local leaders to unveil a significant new solar array on Wednesday, November 14, which will help the Y reinvest more than $400,000 in the community over the life of the project. Malden YMCA CEO Deborah Amaral joined PowerOptions, the nonprofit energy buying consortium, and Solect Energy […]

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Approach Will Jeopardize Retail Competition

The fuel security controversy in New England, particularly as it relates to the availability of natural gas in the winter, escalated dramatically with the issuance of the ISO New England fuel security study, which was followed quickly by Exelon’s announcement that it intends to shut down its Mystic units in Everett unless it receives a […]

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New Expertise on PowerOptions Board

BOSTON, July 31— A prominent energy attorney with experience in both wholesale and retail energy markets formerly Assistant General Counsel and Chief Regulatory Counsel at Northeast Utilities (now Eversource) has joined the PowerOptions’ Board of Directors. Frederic Lee Klein of Pullman & Comley, LLC, brings new depth to the board of PowerOptions, the region’s premier […]

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