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Hundreds Of Thousands Still Without Power After Irene

Hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses were still without power Monday, a day after Tropical Storm Irene hit New England.


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NStar To Buy Power From Three Land Wind Farms

Massachusetts regulators have approved deals by the state’s second-largest utility to buy power from three land wind farms.


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Winchester Among Mass. Towns Investing To Make Solar Energy Affordable

The town of Winchester is one of just four Mass. communities involved in a new program that makes solar affordable.


Storm Knocks Out Power To Thousands

The heavy, wet snow from the April Fools’ storm brought down power lines Friday, leaving thousands of homes and businesses without electricity.


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Curious About Alternative Energy Sales

What happens when someone comes to your home trying to sell you electricity? That’s going on in the Boston area and some of you are telling us you’re feeling misled.


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Report Gives Wind Power Big Boost

A new study says wind has the potential to supply nearly a quarter of New England’s power within the decade. But massive grid upgrades would be needed to handle that much more wind energy.


Unitil Asks For Rate Cut

  FITCHBURG (CBS) – Unitil Corporation has asked the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities for lower customer rates for the 2010-11 winter months. Unitil, which provides natural gas and electricity to people throughout New England, wants to lower […]



Those Trying To Keep Cool Brace For Energy Bills

As we prepare for a blast of hot weather, analysts say we should also prepare to pay high electric bills. For the same reason it’s costing us more to…