New Salem Officials have released the Town’s Community Choice Power Supply Program Aggregation Plan.

The Town of New Salem developed the Aggregation Plan in compliance with Massachusetts Law regarding public aggregation of electric consumers. It contains required information on the structure, operations, services, funding, and policies of the Town’s plan. The Plan has been developed in consultation with the Town’s aggregation implementation consultant, Colonial Power Group, Inc. (CPG) and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER).

The purpose of this plan is to represent consumer interests in competitive markets for electricity. It seeks to aggregate consumers in the Town to negotiate rates for power supply. It brings together the buying power of more than 900 consumers. Furthermore, the Town seeks to take greater control of its energy options, including enhancing the ability to pursue price stability, savings opportunities, and the amount of renewable energy procured. However, savings cannot be guaranteed. Participation is voluntary for each eligible consumer. Eligible consumers have the opportunity to decline service provided through the Plan and to choose any Competitive Supplier they wish. The Town has distributed this Plan for public review prior to submitting it to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU).

Public Review and Comment Period

The Town of New Salem’s Aggregation Plan is available for public review and comment from Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 9 a.m. through Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

Any person who desires to comment may do so in person at the Town Clerk’s office or submit written comments using one of the following methods: (1) by e-mail to newsalemwendell; or (2) by postal mail to the address below.

Comments must clearly marked Town of New Salem’s Aggregation Plan and must be received (not postmarked) by the end of the comment period in order to be addressed.

Nancy Aldrich
Town Coordinator
Town of New Salem
19 South Main Street
New Salem, MA 01355

Any questions pertaining to this should be directed to Nancy Aldrich, Town Coordinator at (978) 544-6437.

You may read the Town of New Salem’s Aggregation Plan on this website. An origianl hardcopy of the Plan is also available at the Town Clerk’s office and at the Town Coordinator’s office.

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New Salem – NGRID Aggregation Plan.docx