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Lawmakers look into Mass. power rate spike


Citing recent increases in electricity rates, the chairman of a House oversight committee plans to start digging into the reasons behind those higher prices.

AMSC issues reverse stock split

AMSC of Devens, whose stock has been trading at less than $1 per share for four months, issued a 1-for-10 reverse stock split Wednesday after approval last week by shareholders, the company announced.

Westborough energy firm wins Ohio contract

Energy efficiency services provider Conservation Services Group of Westborough has landed a two-year, multi-million-dollar contract with a utility in Ohio, its fourth deal with utilities in the...

Baker adopts Patrick's goal on solar energy


The Baker administration is committed to the installation of at least 1,600 megawatts of solar energy in Massachusetts by 2020, continuing a goal established by former governor Deval Patrick,...

New solar sites going up in Uxbridge

Three solar-energy stations are expected to be completed in Uxbridge and will serve residential and commercial electric ratepayers for National Grid, according to the project developer.

‘Recovery, improvement’ in Ameresco results

Framingham-based Ameresco reported financial gains in its fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 results.

Gas prices advance another 9 cents

After weeks of steadily falling to just above $2 per gallon, the average retail price for a gallon of gasoline rose another 9 cents in Central Massachusetts last week, to $2.34, according to...

Wholesale power prices down in January

Rick Saia |

Sharp declines in prices for natural gas helped push the average wholesale price for electricity in New England down nearly 60 percent last month over January 2014, according to ISO-New England,...

American Tower offers common, depository stock

Carol McDonald |

American Tower Corp. announced Thursday that it is raising over $3 billion in a stock offering that will help finance fulfilling a contract with Verizon.

Mass. teams with Conn., R.I., on clean energy


Massachusetts will partner with Connecticut and Rhode Island to explore new clean energy resources and natural gas capacity options to address the region's high energy costs and demands.

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