MassMEC Invites Members of SBANE to Save on Energy This Winter

SBANE members asked to consider MassMEC to save money on energy this winter   Boston (November 24, 2014) – The Massachusetts Manufacturing Energy Collaborative (MassMEC) is inviting members of Smaller Business Association of New England to save on the cost of  electricity and gas this winter by joining its energy buying group. MassMEC reached out to SBANE….

MassMEC Member of the Month | Cape Cod Beer| September 2014

The Massachusetts Manufacturing Energy Collaborative (MassMEC), an energy buying group for manufacturers in Massachusetts, is proud to present the MassMEC Group Member of the Month to Cape Cod Beer. Brewed in Hyannis, Massachusetts,  Cape Cod Beer is Cape Cod’s only microbrewery, with beer on draught and in growlers between Plymouth and Provincetown. The craft brewer also distributes….

NGRID Announces High Winter 2014-2015 Electricity Rates

  National Grid recently filed the following basic electricity rates, fixed and monthly, to the MA Department of Public Utilities. All rates include the Basic Service Administrative Cost Adjustment Factor, and they are effective beginning November 1st: 2014: Residential (R-1, R-2, R-4, E) Commercial (G-1, Streetlights) Industrial NEMA (G-2, G-3) Industrial SEMA (G-2, G-3) Industrial….

Increased Storage Drops Natural Gas Back Below $4.00

After making a push to $4.016 on the Nymex on 9/9, natural gas has fallen back below four dollars. This has proved to be a common theme the last few months. The price of natural gas rises to around four dollars but loses momentum, and comes back down.   This week’s regression can be attributed….

High Winter Rates Released for New England

Utilities across New England recently filed their basic service rates with the public utilities commission for the 2014 fourth quarter. Due to natural gas pipeline constraints and concerns about winter weather, we will see extremely high basic service rates starting in December. December 2014 rates are listed as -NSTAR SEMA $0.14462/kWh -NSTAR NEMA $0.14462/kWh -WMECO….

NSTAR Releases New Basic Service Electric Rates

Fixed Rate Option Large Commercial/Industrial Customers (NEMA) (October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014): $0.10625 per kWh Large Commercial/Industrial Customers (SEMA) (October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014): $0.10278 per kWh   Variable Rate Option Large Commercial/Industrial Customers (NEMA) October 2014: $0.07118 per kWh November 2014: $0.09050 per kWh December 2014: $0.15526 per kWh  ….

ISO-NE & PJM Forecast a Peak Load Today September 2

New England and Mid-Atlantic ISO’s are predicting today could be the peak of 23,350 MW from 4pm-5pm in electric demand. Please consider lowering your usage today between 1-7pm to lower next year’s capacity cost, which is determined this year.     Thanks, MassMEC Team