PowerOptions News

Northampton Housing Authority Goes Solar With PowerOptions and SunEdison

Saves $1.3 Million and Protects Against Rising Electricity Prices
Northampton, MA, June 23—The Northampton Housing Authority is projected to save $1.3 million over the next 20 years under its agreement announced today to participate in the solar offering of PowerOptions, the state’s premiere energy-buying consortium for nonprofits and government entities. The housing authority, which has 614 units throughout the city, will receive credits associated with 1.6 Megawatts of power from a soon-to-be-operational solar field in Monson, MA developed by SunEdison, one of the world’s leading solar energy service providers,

Former National Grid USA CFO Joins PowerOptions Board

Cochrane Brings Lengthy Career in Energy, Finance Management
Boston, June 4— PowerOptions, the state’s premiere energy-buying consortium for nonprofits and government entities, today announced that John G. Cochrane, a former CFO of National Grid USA with more than 30 years of finance, management and governance experience, is joining its Board of Directors. Cochrane, a Hingham resident, has worked in high-level positions for both National Grid USA and National Grid PLC in London during a 32-year career with the company. In his most recent position at the multinational utility