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September 21, 2015
Making Solar Worth What We’re Paying
Debate continues to rage about the cost of solar in Massachusetts, especially as legislation is introduced to continue the net metering credits which are responsible for much of the solar development in the state. The basics of the net-metering program are simple: Through this credit mechanism, the purchasing customers do not actually use the electricity generated from these projects but they pay the developer for the output and receive a credit on their bill from their electric company who takes the electricity and sells it into the short t

Key benefits give PowerOptions members an advantage

Programs designed to save time and money. Competitive procurement process. Protections from added costs. Information to make smart decisions. Members benefit from:
  • A price that is always competitive
  • Menu of flexible pricing options
  • Rebate for reducing use
  • No penalties for usage change, up or down
  • Financial guarantee if supplier goes belly up
  • Protection against added and “pass-through” costs
  • Ongoing market intelligence and reliable industry information

About Us

When the electric and natural gas industries were opened to competition, PowerOptions® was formed to help nonprofits consolidate their energy buying influence. As a result, PowerOptions became the first energy consortium of its kind and quickly grew into the largest and most influential energy solutions partner in New England. With over 500 members spending approximately $200 million annually on their energy commodity, PowerOptions has the leverage to negotiate beneficial pricing, as well as contract terms and conditions simply not available anywhere ...