Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities

Type: Organization
Name: Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Higher Electricity Prices Coming This Winter

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 -- The House Energy & Commerce Committee issued the following news release:There is more bad news for New England households and businesses as electricity supplier National Grid warns its customers that they can expect to see significantly ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Cape Cod to see much higher electric rates

Rates will be nearly 50 percent from October to November Reason: We're at the end of the fossil fuel pipelineNational Grid customers will see their electric bills jump nearly 50 percent from October to November, according to the company."This is quite ... [Published Cape Cod Today - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

NSTAR Electric: Massachusetts DPU should approve substation project

NSTAR Electric , in its Sept. 25 initial brief filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU), said that it has complied with the DPU’s standards for granting of individual and comprehensive zoning exemptions and, as such, its petition ... [Published Electric Light & Power - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

National Grid Customers in Andover Can Expect Huge Increase in Electric Bills

Electric customers will see a 37 percent increaseNational Grid recently filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities and electric customers will see a significant increase in their bills due to higher power supply prices.Starting in November, ... [Published Andover Patch - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 3 reports

National Grid warns of pricey winter for electric customers

Photo/FreeDigitalPhotos.netWinter electric bills expected to rise.National Grid customers can expect a bit of sticker shock in their winter electric bills, with costs jumping by as much as 37 percent compared to last year, according to the utility.In ... [Published WBJournal.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Island electricity costs could increase dramatically

Cape Cod Times (Sept. 24, 2014) It could be a cold and expensive winter for Nantucket residents, who can expect to pay double what they do now for their electricity supply, if the state approves a National Grid rate-hike request.The utility, which delivers ... [Published Inquirer and Mirror - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

National Grid Customers Can Expect Big Increase in Electric Bill This Winter

National Grid recently announced its adjustments for seasonal rates.National Grid customers can expect a “significant increase” in their electric bills this winter, according to a recent announcement by the company.The power company filed recently with ... [Published Marlborough Patch - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

AG Commends DPU for Adopting Recommendations to Improve the Service Quality of Electric and Gas Companies

BOSTON  – The Department of Public Utilities’ (DPU) has proposed revised guidelines, changes first recommended by Attorney General Martha Coakley, to better measure the overall service quality of utility companies. The AG’s Office has now offered further ... [Published Mass.gov - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Rich May Attorney Eric Krathwohl Assists Client Agawam Springs Water Company with DPU Compliance

Rich May client Agawam Springs Water Company obtained necessary approvals of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities to commence operation as a water utility company  providing water service to the Redbrook mixed use residential/commercial (approximately ... [Published Rich May - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Smart Grid Above the Fold: 6/20/14

Each Friday, SGCC hand-selects top consumer, smart grid news from around the web in our weekly e-news, Smart Grid: Above the Fold. Smart Grid News Smart Grid News: The Consumer-Centric Approach that can Reverse the Utility Death Spiral (New ... [Published SmartGrid Consumer Collaborative - Jun 20 2014]

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"I think it's a sure bet that some of these competitive suppliers are going to hire extra sales people and try to draw people into deals that will end up costing them more" Howat said...
...on the way, National Grid is very concerned about what higher energy costs mean for our customers," said Marcy Reed, president in a statement. "Though we can't control power supply prices, we can help our customers in other ways, which is why we urge Massachusetts residents to take full advantage of energy efficiency and payment programs that can help lower their bills."
"I'm just trying to conserve as much as I can. I never leave anything on unless I have to, especially with the winter. I keep the thermostat low when I leave the house, never leave it on" said Travis King, of Somerset

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Higher Electricity Prices Coming This Winter [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 29 2014]
Cape Cod to see much higher electric rates [Published Cape Cod Today - Sep 27 2014]
NSTAR Electric: Massachusetts DPU should approv... [Published Electric Light & Power - Sep 26 2014]
National Grid Customers in Andover Can Expect H... [Published Andover Patch - Sep 26 2014]
National Grid warns of pricey winter for electr... [Published WBJournal.com - Sep 26 2014]
National Grid customers in Mass. could see stee... [Published TurnTo10.com - Sep 25 2014]
National Grid Files For Steep Rate Hike [Published CBS Boston - Sep 25 2014]
National Grid Customers Can Expect Big Increase... [Published Marlborough Patch - Sep 24 2014]
Island electricity costs could increase dramati... [Published Inquirer and Mirror - Sep 24 2014]
Spike expected in Cape and Islands electric rates [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 24 2014]
AG Commends DPU for Adopting Recommendations to... [Published Mass.gov - Aug 28 2014]
Rich May Attorney Eric Krathwohl Assists Client... [Published Rich May - Aug 26 2014]
Smart Grid Above the Fold: 6/20/14 [Published SmartGrid Consumer Collaborative - Jun 20 2014]
States to Utilities: Modernize the Grid [Published Pike Research Blog - Jan 21 2014]
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Smart Grid Above the Fold: 6/20/14 [Published SmartGrid Consumer Collaborative - Jun 20 2014]
Each Friday, SGCC hand-selects top consumer, smart grid news from around the web in our weekly e-news, Smart Grid: Above the Fold. Smart Grid News Smart Grid News: The Consumer-Centric Approach that can Reverse the Utility Death Spiral (New ...
States to Utilities: Modernize the Grid [Published Pike Research Blog - Jan 21 2014]
My recent blog discussed California’s roadmap for integrating demand response (DR) and energy efficiency (EE) into its markets.  Around the same time, at the end of 2013, New York and Massachusetts released orders requiring significant structural ...
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