Is It Time For A Municipal Utility Choice?
About 12,000 customers are still without power after Tropical Storm Irene, but most are expected to be back on line before the holiday weekend.
Some smaller, municipal utility companies did a much better job keeping the lights on after Tropical Storm Irene.
John Mariano, the Chairman of the Bord of Selectmen says he feels betrayed by the utility company.
EnerNoc chairman and CEO Tim Healy explains how peak response could save millions of dollars in energy use on just one day.
The federal government has offered a $150 million loan guarantee to a Massachusetts company that’s developing a dramatically cheaper way to produce a key component of solar panels.
Electric company officials say high winds have damaged power lines and caused outages for more than 22,000 customers in southern and central New Hampshire.
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.
Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) demanded a “full up-or-down vote” from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on several GOP fiscal proposals in this week’s Republican address. He specifically noted House Republicans’ goals of cutting non-security spending […]
New Bedford is getting a $1 million federal grant to make its working waterfront more environmentally friendly. The grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be used to install electric power hookups on two […]