Division Between ISO-NE and Participants over Energy Security Proposal

April 23, 2020

On April 15, ISO-NE introduced a new proposal to the federal regulators of the Energy Security Improvements authority for improving reliability during shortages and winter months. Some of these initiatives include: Day-Ahead Replacement Energy Reserve (RER); Day-Ahead Energy Imbalance Reserve (EIR); Day-Ahead Generation Contingency Reserve (GCR). As mentioned, the main goal is of improving energy […]

Cape Cod Healthcare uses sun to save green

August 6, 2015

Cynthia McCormick cmccormick@capecodonline.com | August 5, 2015 | Cape Cod Times Open around the clock every day of the year, hospitals have some of the highest electrical bills around. Now organizations such as Cape Cod Healthcare, the parent company of Falmouth and Cape Cod hospitals, are partnering with solar energy developers to slash costs. For more than […]

Sidesh Sachithananthan has joined EarlyBird Power

July 21, 2015 | Boston Business Journal  Sidesh Sachithananthan Client Relations Associate at EarlyBird Power EDUCATION: Boston College Sidesh Sachithananthan has joined EarlyBird Power in the role of client relations associate. Sidesh will be focused on pricing, hedging and market analysis. He is expected to strengthen relationships with existing clients, and contribute to the company’s continued […]

Sean Kenney has joined EarlyBird Power

July 17, 2015 | Boston Business Journal    Sean T. Kenney Vice President of Business Development at EarlyBird Power EDUCATION: Boston College Sean Kenney has joined EarlyBird Power as the new vice president of business development. Kenney will be responsible for enhancing the company’s focus on helping businesses, municipalities and nonprofit organizations maximize the value of […]

Manufacturing summit held same day gov. speaks at Taunton chamber’s Annual Meeting

Charles Winokoor | May 18, 2015 | Taunton Gazette   TAUNTON — While Gov. Charlie Baker held court in one function room of the Holiday Inn Monday morning, a representative of a state agency made an appearance in another. Baker came to Taunton to deliver a keynote speech in honor of the Taunton Area Chamber […]

Massachusetts energy costs well above national average in 2014

Jack Newsham | April 13, 2015 | Boston Globe   Massachusetts electricity costs were well above the national average in 2014 for households and businesses, according to federal data. Year-end data from 2014 recently highlighted by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts showed the supply cost of electricity was 39 percent higher for households and 79 percent […]

Waltham companies join energy buying group

March 21, 2015 | Waltham News Tribune WALTHAM The Massachusetts Manufacturing Energy Collaborative (MassMEC), a buying group of manufacturers that reduces energy costs by purchasing energy supply in bulk, announced that more than 100 businesses – including two from Waltham – have signed on to participate in the collaborative to save on the rising cost […]

Alternative utility providers don’t always equal savings

Pam Cross | Feburary 25, 2015 | WCVB Boston Consumer advocates say do your research before changing electric providers BOSTON —If you pay an electric bill in Massachusetts, you’ve probably seen the offers. Energy companies keep sending brochures, inviting you to leave major electric firms and save money by buying their alternative service. It is completely […]

Bulk buying of electricity may yield big savings for cities, businesses

Gerry Tuoti – Wicked Local Newsbank Editor | Kevin P. O’Connor – Herald News Staff Reporter | January 19, 2015 | The Herald News 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 […]

100 firms join energy-buying collaborative

December 9, 2014 | Worcester Business Journal   More than 100 businesses have signed on to the Massachusetts Manufacturing Energy Collaborative (MassMEC) to reduce energy costs by joining in on bulk purchases of power and natural gas, the Milton-based group announced Tuesday. The group of manufacturers is made up of businesses such as metal manufacturers, […]