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Easton’s Community Choice Power Supply Program:
Aggregation Plan Available for Public Comment

 

Following the approval of Town Meeting voters in May of 2016, the Town of Easton 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 23,000 consumers. Furthermore, the Town seeks to better manage energy prices. 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.

 

Public Review and Comment Period

 

The Town of Easton’s Aggregation Plan is available for public review and comment from Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 1 p.m. through Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at 12:30 p.m

 

Any person who desires to comment may do so in writing using one of the following methods: (1) by e-mail to cread@easton.ma.us; or (2) by postal mail to the address below.

 

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

 

Connor Read

Assistant Town Administrator

Town Hall

136 Elm Street

Easton, MA 02356

 

Any questions pertaining to this should be directed to Connor Read, Assistant Town Administrator at (508) 230-0501.

 

Click here to read the Town of Easton’s Aggregation Plan. An original hardcopy of the Plan is also available at the Town Clerk’s office.