May 2003 - The Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance (Mass Energy) and People's Power and Light (PP&L) announced a new green power product for New England consumers to be supplied exclusively from New England-based wind farms. The two non-profit organizations are offering New England Wind, a Green-e certified renewable energy certificate product, in 150 kilowatt-hour (kWh) blocks for $5.25, or a premium of 3.5¢/kWh. Initially, the wind energy will be supplied from a 660-kW wind turbine located in Hull, MA. Current purchasers include the Boston Public Health Commission, the City of Newton, Clean Water Action, and the Sierra Club.
News Release - Mass Energy and People's Power & Light Introduce New England Wind, Region's First 100% Wind Product (PDF 200 KB) Download Acrobat Reader
Mass Energy Contact: Nicole Wobus (617) 524-3950
PP&L Contact: Erich Stephens (401) 487-3320