1. Holyoke’s Utility Takes Leadership Role in Green Energy

    Holyoke’s Utility Takes Leadership Role in Green Energy

    Holyoke Gas & Electric was recently recognized among a handful of utilities nationwide for its leadership in transforming to a carbon-free energy system. That designation, from the Smart Electric Power Alliance, underscores a green-energy mindset at the municipal utility that is not only earth-friendly, but a powerful force when it comes to economic development in the Paper City.

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    1. We're extremely fortunate that we have this infrastructure at our disposal — 50 megawatts of hydro in our backyard.
    2. With this climate bill … if everyone's going to convert their gas and oil and propane — their inefficient systems — to cleaner electric systems, that's going to put a huge demand on our electric capacity.
    3. Two of the highest-cost elements in our energy ledger are capacity and transmission costs.
    4. If we see a tripling of our load, and that power has to come from carbon-free sources, that will be a real challenge.
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