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NightSide – Patrick Mehr Joins Dan Rea To Discuss Municipal Utility Choice

Is It Time For A Municipal Utility Choice?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/13/2011

A toppled utility poll. (CBS)

Post-Irene Power Outages Down To About 10,500 In Mass.

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.

09/02/2011

Hingham Municipal Lighting truck

How Smaller Utility Companies Kept The Lights On After Irene

Some smaller, municipal utility companies did a much better job keeping the lights on after Tropical Storm Irene.

09/01/2011

Power lines

Norwell Selectman Frustrated With National Grid’s Response

John Mariano, the Chairman of the Bord of Selectmen says he feels betrayed by the utility company.

08/29/2011

Power lines

EnerNoc Helps Companies Reduce Power Consumption

EnerNoc chairman and CEO Tim Healy explains how peak response could save millions of dollars in energy use on just one day.

07/22/2011

File image (credit: AP)

Lexington Solar Company To Get $150 Million From Federal Government

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.

06/18/2011

(Photo credit should read AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Strong Wind Leaves Thousands Powerless In NH

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.

02/19/2011

Cape Wind

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.

12/18/2010

Republican Address 09/18/10

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 […]

09/18/2010

New Bedford Pier Power

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 […]

07/11/2010

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