Winter Storm Juno: Northeast Winter Blizzard

January 26, 2015

courtesy of The Weather Channel Millions of people in the Northeast are bracing for Winter Storm Juno, which threatens to become a major snowstorm today through Wednesday with the potential for blizzard conditions and more than 2 feet of snow.  The high confidence in forecast wind and snowfall led the National Weather Service to issue blizzard […]

National Grid, NU Terminate Cape Wind Contracts

January 13, 2015

Courtesy of the Associated Industries of Massachusetts “Very bad news for Cape Wind. Very good news for Massachusetts ratepayers.” That’s how one opponent of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm characterized the decisions by Northeast Utilities and National Grid yesterday to terminate their long-term contracts with the offshore wind farm. The two companies cited the fact […]

Solar Projects Moving Forward in 2015

EarlyBird Power has paired with Southern Sky Renewable, a solar power facility developer and operator on the Ravenbrook Farms Landfill Solar Facility.  To learn more about the upcoming 2015 solar projects, please enjoy the following article courtesy of The Carver Wicked Local CARVER – After the Planning Board approved a modified permit for the Purchase […]

Purchasing Groups Seek Lower Electric Rates

By Gerry Tuoti, Patriot Statehouse Bureau The Barnstable Patriot Posted January 9th, 2015 With higher electric rates taking effect this winter, some municipal and business customers are exploring bulk purchasing groups as a way to keep energy costs down. “There’s been a significant spike in interest among municipal leaders looking for ways to mitigate sharp […]

EEA Secretary Beaton Names DPU Commissioner, Chair, and Assistant Secretary Along with Crucial Executive Office Leadership

From the Commonwealth’s website: Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Matthew Beaton announced Rob Hayden as the DPU Commissioner, Angela O’Connor as the DPU Chair, Ron Gerwatowski as the EEA Assistant Secretary, along with other leadership positions crucial to the environmental and energy demands of MA. Robert Hayden: “I’m excited to work on behalf […]