PowerOptions News

PowerOptions Selects Constellation as New Electricity Supplier

Competitive bid process results in new benefits for nonprofit and public entity members
(BOSTON, Mass.) August 30, 2017 – PowerOptions, the area’s leading energy buying consortium of nonprofit and government entities, announced today the selection of a new electricity supplier for its retail energy program. Constellation has been selected through a competitive bidding process for an estimated $300 million four-year contract. “This selection was the culmination of an extensive competitive process,” said PowerOptions CEO Cynthia Arcate. “We received proposals from a number of suppliers interested in helping our members navigate today’s energy market.

Nonprofit Energy Buying Consortium PowerOptions Continues Expansion in Connecticut

San Juan Center of Hartford Signs on for Energy Savings
HARTFORD, Conn., July 13, 2017 – For nonprofit organizations, energy costs can be a large part of the annual operating budget and diminish funds available to pursue the mission. That’s why PowerOptions, a nonprofit energy buying consortium, is continuing its expansion into Connecticut to help nonprofits save money on electricity. PowerOptions announced today that the San Juan Center of Hartford has signed on as a new member. “For us, any savings we achieve on energy costs enables us to better

PowerOptions Issues Electricity Supply RFP for New England’s Largest Energy Buying Group

Four-Year Contract Estimated at $330 Million, New Program to Include Cutting-Edge Products and Services
Boston, February 1 — PowerOptions, the area’s leading energy buying consortium of nonprofit and government entities, today issued a Request for Proposals for retail electricity supply. Revenue under the contract could be more than $330 million over four years to the winning bidder. The primary purpose of the RFP is for electricity supply with focus on predictability, dependability and cost savings. In addition, energy marketers are asked to bring forward visionary ideas to help PowerOptions’ 500 members better meet their

TJX Executive Joins PowerOptions Board of Directors

Moumita Purkayastha Adds Retail Business Expertise
BOSTON, October 20—PowerOptions, the region’s premiere energy-buying consortium for nonprofits and public entities, today announced the addition of Moumita Purkayastha of TJX Corporation to its Board of Directors. Purkayastha is an accomplished leader who joins PowerOptions with 15 years of experience in retail systems management and development. PowerOptions’ board invited her to join from a rich pool of applicants brought forward with assistance from The Partnership, Inc., a nonprofit that helps corporations and institutions attract, develop and retain multicultural professionals at
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