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Wholesale power prices plunged in April

The average wholesale price of electricity in New England in April was the third lowest for any single month in 12 years, thanks to mild weather, low prices for natural gas and record-low power...

Ameresco to boost energy efficiency of Framingham buildings

Town officials in Framingham didn’t have to look far to select a company to help make municipal buildings more energy efficient.

Report: Region’s 2014 wholesale power markets competitive

Even as electricity prices climbed in New England last year, the state’s wholesale power markets operated competitively, with prices reflecting the cost of production, ISO New England said...

Solar industry: Lift net metering cap

BY GINTAUTAS DUMCIUS STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE |

Solar energy industry officials and advocates on Tuesday called for the lifting of the cap on solar production, which they say is impeding projects, causing delays in hiring and leading some...

Ameresco revenue rises 15 percent in first quarter

Framingham-based Ameresco Inc. reported a 15-percent gain in revenues in the first quarter of 2015, compared with a year earlier.

Beaton: Solar debate cannot be kicked down the road

Sam Bonacci |

In front of a room full of solar industry officials, Massachusetts Secretary of the Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Matthew Beaton said Thursday that the state cannot “kick the...

AMSC announces $9M order

Sam Bonacci |

AMSC, the Devens-based manufacturer of wind and power grid technology, has received orders for $9 million in power grid-related productss in the U.S. and internationally, the company announced...

Westborough energy services firm sold

Rick Saia |

Conservation Services Group (CSG), the Westborough-based nonprofit provider of energy efficiency services, has been sold to a Texas company after 31 years of operation, the firms announced Thursday.

ISO: N.E. power grid ready for summer

New England’s power grid is ready to meet peak summer electricity demand, according to ISO New England, the operator of the region’s bulk power system and wholesale electricity markets.

Planning our energy future

Massachusetts and New England have brought themselves to a crossroads when it comes to the region's energy needs.

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