Electricity

A fallen tree in Danvers knocked out power to homes in the Damon Street area on Saturday. (Photo by Danvers Police Department)

Power Restored To Danvers Homes Affected By Fallen Tree

A fallen tree knocked out power to homes in the Danvers Square area on Saturday, police say.

06/13/2015

Solar panels. (WBZ-TV)

Lights On: Solar Energy Taking Hold In Massachusetts

In the final installment of her week-long series ‘Lights On,’ WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Mary Blake reports on how solar energy is finding a footing in Massachusetts.

06/05/2015

Light bulbs. (Photo credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lights On: Controversial Options To Reduce Electricity Costs

While consumers grapple with rising electricity costs, there remains mixed reaction to a growing number of proposals on the best way to ease the financial pain.

06/02/2015

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Lights On: Energy Customers Grapple With Soaring Prices

Utility company phone lines have been lighting up with customers demanding answers on the amount their bill indicates they now owe.

06/01/2015

Light bulbs. (Photo credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Eversource Seeks Rate Drop That Could Save $25 Per Month

If approved by the Department of Public Utilities, the new rates would take effect July 1.

05/20/2015

The solar panel farm on the Mass Pike near exit 13 in Natick. (WBZ-TV)

Mass DOT: Solar Farms Would Save State Millions In Energy Costs

Mass DOT is leasing 10 parcels of land next to state highways to a private firm that will build and operate small solar farms on Massachusetts sites, potentially saving the state millions in energy costs.

04/05/2015

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National Grid Files For Steep Electric Rate Hike

The average residential customer will get an electric bill that is 37 percent higher than last winter.

09/25/2014

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Watertown Firm With New Way To Transmit Electricity Signs Big Deal With Toyota

A Watertown company that has developed a way to transmit electricity without wires has just signed a licensing agreement with Toyota.

12/09/2013

electric fan, cool, cooling

Keeping Cool For Less This Summer

Set the AC to 78 degrees or higher when the house is occupied and at 85 degrees when no one’s home.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/04/2013

Solar panels in Quincy.

Quincy Homeowner Forced To Change Solar Panels After Complaints

A Quincy man was forced to downsize his solar array project after his neighbors complained.

08/03/2012

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