PowerOptions News

Former Utility Executive Adds Expertise on PowerOptions Board

BOSTON, May 21 — An energy industry veteran with a broad range of experience in managing large and complex energy-related organizations and projects, including managing power plants, retail energy marketing, information services, and US Army engineer units has joined the PowerOptions’ Board of Directors. Thomas E. Rogers, P.E. adds to depth of the board of PowerOptions, the New England’s premier energy-buying consortium for nonprofits and public entities. With more than 35 years in the energy industry, Rogers is currently President

PowerOptions Adds Large Aggregation of Cities & Towns

Rhode Island Effort Significantly Expands Footprint
The region’s largest energy consortium, serving exclusively nonprofits and government institutions, has won a contract with the consortium serving the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns. This new approach to growing it’s consortium has the potential to increase PowerOptions’ electricity sales by about 20 percent while expanding its membership base for the delivery of new products and services such as its highly successful solar program. This innovative new, forward-thinking approach to aggregation growth provides cities and towns in Rhode

Rooftop Solar Array Projected to Cover 100% of Medford DPW’S Electricity Needs

The City of Medford has collaborated with Solect Energy, the state’s leading commercial-scale developer and installer of solar energy systems, and PowerOptions, the region’s largest energy buying consortium, to install a 235 kilowatt (kW) solar energy system on the roof of the City’s new DPW Building. The array consists of 588 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, which are projected to produce approximately 300,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy annually. Medford anticipates the array will generate nearly 100 percent of the DPW’s annual demand

Malden YMCA Unveils Unique Solar Array, Highlighting Significant Cost-Savings in Partnership with PowerOptions, Solect Energy

Leaders Gather as Part of Innovative “20 for 20” Campaign
Malden YMCA leaders joined their nonprofit energy partner and local leaders to unveil a significant new solar array on Wednesday, November 14, which will help the Y reinvest more than $400,000 in the community over the life of the project. Malden YMCA CEO Deborah Amaral joined PowerOptions, the nonprofit energy buying consortium, and Solect Energy at the announcement. “The Malden YMCA is not only committed to meeting the needs of our community, but to investing in its long-term sustainability and