Category Archives: Energy

Newton Community Farm (NCF) is proud to announce that it has signed up for 100% renewable electricity for its farmhouse through Newton Power Choice. This electricity-aggregation program enables Newton residents and businesses to purchase renewable electricity from New England-based sources … Read More

Peak days, which occur on just a few days every year, drastically impact the affordability and sustainability of the electric grid. To meet the extreme electric demand, the grid operator—ISO-New England—turns to “peaker plants,” the power generators of last resort. … Read More

Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility (GB PSR) has raised serious concerns about the health and safety risks of a natural gas compressor station proposed by Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC (a subsidiary of Spectra-Enbridge Energy) for Weymouth, Massachusetts. GB PSR … Read More

ACTION ALERT:  Call Governor Baker at 617-725-4005 and ask him to: deny all permits for the dirty and dangerous gas compressor station planned for Weymouth, declare a complete moratorium on new fossil fuel infrastructure and protect ratepayers from fees related … Read More