Town of Lancaster Chooses Constellation to Supply Fixed-Price Electricity to Residents
"Community Choice Power Supply" Initiative Provides Electricity Supply Options for Ratepayers
LANCASTER, MASS. (Oct. 31, 2012) - The Town of Lancaster has chosen Constellation, a longtime retail electricity supplier in Massachusetts, as its competitive power supplier for the town's electricity customers.
The selection -- made on a competitive basis - is part of Lancaster's new "Community Choice Power Supply" initiative, a program for electric power supply that will help stabilize electricity costs for consumers.
"Electric customers in the Town of Lancaster will be able to protect their interests as consumers through a new purchase option," said Lancaster Town Administrator Orlando Pacheco. "With the authorization of the Board of Selectmen, the Community Choice Power Supply initiative allows the town to provide local energy services in a way that stabilizes costs and promotes competition.
Berkshire Regional Planning Commission Recommends Municipal Aggregation
Bershire County - BRPC recommends municipal aggregation. BRPC has discovered that, with relative ease, a municipality can aggregate the electricity load of all customers within its borders, large and small, and on their behalf put the load out to a competitive bid.