MA Winter 2014-2015 Gas Rates from Columbia Gas of MA

October 17, 2014

Columbia Gas filed proposed winter 2014-2015 natural gas rates with the MA Department of Public Utilities.  The rates are effective beginning November 1 2014 through April 2015: Columbia Gas of MA Rates November 2014-April 2015 Summary of Peak LDAC Rates: Nov. 2014-Apr. 2015 Rate Schedule R-1/R-2 R-3/R-4 G-40 G-41 G-42 G-43 G-50 G-51 G-52 G-53 […]

MassMEC Member of the Month | Cape Cod Beer| September 2014

October 16, 2014

The Massachusetts Manufacturing Energy Collaborative (MassMEC), an energy buying group for manufacturers in Massachusetts, is proud to present the MassMEC Group Member of the Month to Cape Cod Beer. Brewed in Hyannis, Massachusetts,  Cape Cod Beer is Cape Cod’s only microbrewery, with beer on draught and in growlers between Plymouth and Provincetown. The craft brewer also distributes […]

NGRID Announces High Winter 2014-2015 Electricity Rates

September 22, 2014

National Grid recently filed the following basic electricity rates, fixed and monthly, to the MA Department of Public Utilities. All rates include the Basic Service Administrative Cost Adjustment Factor, and they are effective beginning November 1st: 2014: Residential (R-1, R-2, R-4, E) Commercial (G-1, Streetlights) Industrial NEMA (G-2, G-3) Industrial SEMA (G-2, G-3) Industrial WCMA […]

NYMEX Natural Gas Futures Trade Above $4.00 per Decatherm

September 17, 2014

Natural Gas has moved above $4.00 this morning, September 17, 2014. After several runs at $4.00, NYMEX Natural Gas is now trading above this mark, which previously acted as a barrier. Thanks, EarlyBird Power Team

Increased Storage Drops Natural Gas Back Below $4.00

September 11, 2014

After making a push to $4.016 on the Nymex on 9/9, natural gas has fallen back below four dollars. This has proved to be a common theme the last few months. The price of natural gas rises to around four dollars but loses momentum, and comes back down.   This week’s regression can be attributed […]

High Winter Rates Released for New England

September 10, 2014

Utilities across New England recently filed their basic service rates with the public utilities commission for the 2014 fourth quarter. Due to natural gas pipeline constraints and concerns about winter weather, we will see extremely high basic service rates starting in December. December 2014 rates are listed as -NSTAR SEMA $0.14462/kWh -NSTAR NEMA $0.14462/kWh -WMECO […]

NGRID RI Releases New Standard Offer Service Rates

September 8, 2014

Variable Price Option   Industrial Customer Group October 2014: $0.05319 per kWh November 2014: $0.07067 per kWh December 2014: $0.14105 per kWh   These rates are pending approval from the RI Public Utilities Commission (RIPUC)

NSTAR Releases New Basic Service Electric Rates

Fixed Rate Option Large Commercial/Industrial Customers (NEMA) (October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014): $0.10625 per kWh Large Commercial/Industrial Customers (SEMA) (October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014): $0.10278 per kWh   Variable Rate Option Large Commercial/Industrial Customers (NEMA) October 2014: $0.07118 per kWh November 2014: $0.09050 per kWh December 2014: $0.15526 per kWh   […]

EarlyBird Structures Largest Private Solar Development In The Commonwealth of Massachusetts   Thanks, EarlyBird Power Team

ISO-NE & PJM Forecast a Peak Load Today September 2

September 2, 2014

New England and Mid-Atlantic ISO’s are predicting today (September 2nd) could be the peak of 23,350 MW from 4pm-5pm in electric demand. Please Consider lowering your usage today between 1-7pm to lower next year’s capacity cost, which is determined this year. Thanks, EarlyBird Power Team