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Environmental study claims gas companies created artificial shortage

Zachary Comeau |

A study Massachusetts utility Eversource calls a complete fabrication claims the utility company and one other created artificial gas shortages which raised gas prices.

Former laundromat owner sentenced for gas theft

Zachary Comeau |

The former owner of a laundromat who was found guilty of stealing natural gas in Worcester was sentenced on Friday to one year in a house of correction.

Pot growers, utility companies working together

State House News Service |

Utiliy companies are working with marijuana cultivators to make their facilities more energy efficient.

National Grid, battery company unveil power system at Holy Name

Zachary Comeau |

National Grid and a Woburn-based battery maker on Thursday unveiled an energy storage system at Holy Name High School in Worcester.

Ameresco finishes $5.1M Cannon Mountain project

Zachary Comeau |

Framingham energy services provider Ameresco completed a $5.1-million project at Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire, set to save the ski resort $386,000 annually.

Gas prices fall 2 cents, but still remain high

Zachary Comeau |

Gasoline prices are falling as oil refineries and distributors recover after hurricanes forced the oil industry to halt operations in late August and early September.

With $291M investment, Worcester manufacturer eyes M&A

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester manufacturer Sanken North American, which owns two semiconductor businesses announced Tuesday a $291-million private investment.

Movers & Shakers

HMEA and Stowe & Degon are among the five Worcester-area companies announcing recent hires and promotions.

Mass. looks to retain its solar power status

Grant Welker |

Overcoming its latitude and climate disadvantages compared to other states, Massachusetts has become a national leader in solar energy production, largely thanks to state incentive programs, which...

Natural gas leaks cost Mass. $39M annually

Zachary Comeau |

Natural gas is leaking into the atmosphere from more than 900 locations in Worcester alone.

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