Massachusetts Energy Articles

National Grid Follows 13 Percent Natural Gas Rate Reduction with Lower Electricity Bills
It’s been less than a month since National Grid announced a plan to reduce natural gas rates for Massachusetts’ customers by more than 13%. Now the company is following that up with another big announcement: they want to further lower electricity rates by another ten percent. They hop....
Date: 2012-04-30 09:48:34

10 Things to Know About New MA Energy Bill
The Massachusetts state Senate is debating an important energy bill that will impact a variety of things inc....
Date: 2012-04-20 16:48:28

MA Customers Benefit from Merging of Electric Companies
Customers understandably eye mergers warily, especially when the merger is between two large electric companies. Nobody wants to see a monopoly take over in their area. However, the planned merger of NStar and Northeast Utilities, two Massachusetts electric companies, should benefit customers in ....
Date: 2012-03-06 13:16:47

Energy Utility Bills Increase by 5 Percent in Massachusetts
The latest news from Western Massachusetts Electric Co. (WMECO) is a bit of a catch-22 in that there h....
Date: 2011-12-29 15:12:16

New WMECO Electricity Towers are Stronger and Better
The Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECO) has been steadily adding new electricity towers to its service area. These new towers are stronger than their old counterparts and that means that they are better able to stand up in storms. They are also better in the sense that they can carry t....
Date: 2011-09-20 18:25:14

National Grid Agrees to $1.2 Million Settlement for 2010 Winter Storm
Residents of Massachusetts expect harsh weather conditions during the wintermonths. Most simply think of it as part of living in the chilly northeastern region of the United States. Unfortunately, on December 26, 2010, one of the largest power companies in the Northeast, National Grid, did not ex....
Date: 2011-08-01 09:43:56

Average Heating Bill in Massachusetts
Massachusetts’ residents are getting ready to cringe again as the winter months approach. That is because this state has some of the highest winter heating bills out of the entire nation. This is due in part to the fact that this is a cold state, of course. However, other factors contribute....
Date: 2011-01-14 10:37:21

MA State Programs Can Help Pay your Heating Bills
Are you starting to get nervous about the impending cost of your Massachusetts electric bills? People who live in states with cold winters often suffer financially during the coldest months of the year. It costs a lot to heat a home! Luckily chilly states like Massachusetts offer a number of diff....
Date: 2010-11-12 10:41:14

How to Save Money Despite the WMECO Hike
Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECO) is not very popular with customers right now. They are seeking to raise rates in ways that could have a huge financial impact on customers’ electricity bills. The Attorney General is opposed to the rate hike because of this terrible impact that....
Date: 2010-09-13 11:53:11