PowerOptions News

PowerOptions Adds Further Depth to its Team with Innovation, Business Development Positions

New Hires Renew Commitment to Service, Innovation, Member Growth
BOSTON – PowerOptions, New England’s leading energy buying consortium, begins 2018 with new depth in its team who will utilize decades of expertise to support the organization’s foundational commitment to extensive product and service advancement. The two new hires will ensure that PowerOptions stays on the forefront of innovation and brings the benefits to even greater numbers of nonprofits and public entities. Kristen Patneaude joins PowerOptions as Director of Innovation from the state Department of Energy Resources, and Rita Moran

The Village for Families & Children Renews Energy Contract with PowerOptions

Nonprofit energy consortium will continue to deliver cost-savings
(HARTFORD, Conn.) September 20, 2017 – PowerOptions, New England’s leading nonprofit energy consortium, announced today that The Village for Families & Children, a nonprofit helping vulnerable children, adults and families in the Greater Hartford region, has renewed their energy supply contract for another year. “We’ve been a member of PowerOptions for over a year now, and they’ve been a true asset to us,” said Galo Rodriguez, President and CEO of The Village. “Their team helps guide our decision-making with their

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