Department Of Public Utilities
Hundreds of thousands of customers lost electricity in two 2011 storms and many waited more than a week for it to be restored.
State energy regulators have fined three Massachusetts utilities nearly $25 million for their response to two major storms in 2011.
Columbia Gas Company admits they are at fault for an explosion that leveled a Springfield strip club.
The Department of Public Utilities is looking into whether the power companies were properly prepared for the storm.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities has formally launched an investigation into the response to the late October snowstorm by three of the state’s public utilities.
Massachusetts regulators have approved deals by the state’s second-largest utility to buy power from three land wind farms.
State lawmakers gave every Massachusetts utility the same order in 2008: go buy more power from renewable energy sources.