Note: articles in italics document that muni rates are lower than at IOUs; articles in bold are particularly informative


8/7/16: How to Give Rural America Broadband? Look to the Early 1900s

3/13/13: Cities Weigh Taking Electricity Business From Private Utilities

11/11/12: ConEd: NY Sandy Power Outages Slip; Costs Could Reach $450 Million

11/7/11: Big Paydays in a Merger

11/3/11: The Troubling Connecticut Power Failure

10/29/11: In Colorado, a Power Struggle With the Power Company

3/11/10: Los Angeles Electric Rate Linked to Solar Power

1/30/09: Utilities turn their customers green, with envy

12/4/06: Electric costs may go up in Connecticut, but not for all

11/9/06: Ballot Initiative for Public Power Falters in Northern California

11/3/06: Some Californians to Pick Their Utility at the Polls

10/21/19: San Jose to Propose Turning PG&E Into Giant Customer-Owned Utility

5/8/18: How Much Do Top CEOs Make? (James J. Judge, Eversource Energy)

5/25/17: How Much Do Top CEOs Make? (James J. Judge, Eversource Energy)

1/31/13: Plan to Privatize LIPA Is Forming

11/3/11: Boulder votes for municipal utility

5/3/10: Utilities do battle on California ballot

6/19/08: Winds Shift in Energy Debate

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12/5/14: Power struggle: Santa Fe looks into possible local electric utility

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12/11/18: Comcast rejected by small town—residents vote for municipal fiber instead

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11/30/11: What Maine could do to minimize winter power outages

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8/19/19: NEC to Install More than 20MW of Municipal Energy Storage Projects in New England

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8/30/11: Industry resists buried lines and 8/31/11 letter: Some utilities like underground wires

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2/17/23: Eversource doubles pay for CEO as 'skyrocketing' electric bills hit customers

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11/1/11: Municipal utilities faring better after two big storms

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8/13/20: Nonprofit Municipal Utilities Weather Storm Differently

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11/2/11: Boulder leaders: Tuesday's vote just the beginning of municipalization process

6/27/11: Modelers: Boulder municipal utility feasible

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7/17/14: Boulder moves to condemn Xcel property for city utility

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2/21/13: Analysis: Boulder can replace Xcel

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2/12/12: Electric rates in 9 towns called hidden tax

4/24/18: Saving net neutrality, one house at a time (Concord MA’s Internet service)

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12/16/13: Massachusetts cities sign deals for wind power from Maine

10/12/23: Delorean Power to build 5MW/22MWh energy storage project in [Holden] Massachusetts

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12/2/21 Comcast buys 2 small municipal internet businesses in Massachusetts

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12/14/11: VMEU gives quality service, lower rates

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2/9/12: Mythopoeia of undergrounding wires

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9/6/12: Op-Ed: Candidate: Allow towns to establish their own utilities

2/23/13: Greenwich, CL&P eye underground lines

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5/12/15: Eversource last in customer satisfaction

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3/25/16: Thomas May, Eversource CEO, Receives $12 Million In 2015, A Decline From Prior Year

3/5/15: Eversource Chief Thomas May Paid $19 Million In 2014

3/21/14: Northeast Utilities CEO Made $11.8M In 2013, Down From 2012

11/3/12: Recovery Efforts Grind Along; 130,000 Without Power

8/13/12: NSTAR Better At Lobbying Than Keeping Lights On

11/6/11: Town Power Companies Kept the Lights and Heat On

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10/14/11: Utility fights dirty in city's battle for clean local energy

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2/28/13: Three Unequal Options for Local Energy Control

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8/8/20: 5 highest-paid Eversource execs earned total of $40M last year

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6/10/10: PG&E's customers vote down Prop. 16

3/18/19: City looks to ditch Westar as legislature considers mandating rate study

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10/7/22: Hydropower to flow to 13 more Massachusetts municipalities

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8/27/18: Solar FlexRack ballasted system used on 3.8-MW landfill project in [Shrewsbury] Massachusetts

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7/26/13: Xcel Energy weighs exit from Minneapolis under municipal utility

4/17/13: Boulder, Colo., pushes to split with Xcel Energy

11/1/12: Local firm to build solar project near Boston [in Ashburnham]

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9/8/16: Gatsas: Sununu's contributions from Eversource executives 'troublesome'

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5/14/13: Wallingford approves 5-year power deal with Massachusetts company

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11/6/12: Thurston public power initiative handily defeated

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4/15: Empowered (about Burlington VT)

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6/9/10: PG&E's Prop. 16 lost big in its service area

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11/2/12: Here's a Somewhat Threatening Letter Andrew Cuomo Sent To Utility CEOs

5/18/10: PG&E's audacious attempt to enshrine its energy monopoly in the California constitution

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1/3/18: Coast to coast, public power costs less

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3/31/09: Northeast Utilities CEO had $6.2 million in compensation

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11/17/11: Outages drive smart grid, and muni legislation

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July-Aug 2007: The new Californians

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5/13/13: Massachusetts Solar: Healthy Mix of Business Sense, Environmental Awareness and Public Engagement

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10/21/14: Vermont’s Largest Municipal Utility Goes 100-Percent Renewable

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3/27/06: Massachusetts municipalization

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2/27/13: Concord Municipal Light Plant Completes Initial Trial of Edge Control Node

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5/12/22: The public power option should be a community decision

11/15/17: Do utilities need rate design for electric vehicle charging? (Braintree muni)

9/8/15: Over 40 Hawaii lawmakers call for study of public utility as alternative to NextEra deal

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Vermont Business Magazine (8/20/09): Avram Patt, General Manager of Washington Electric Cooperative

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New Rules Project (Institute for Local Self-Reliance) (10/10/05): Increased municipal utility formation the goal of legislation in Massachusetts

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SNL - Power Daily Northeast (9/23/05): Massachusetts municipal utility bill gains support

SNL - Power Daily Northeast (8/15/05): Massachusetts bill would ease creation of municipal utilities

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Canadian Press (7/24/09): Canadian wind turbine maker announces US$2.6 million sale to Massachusetts town

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Yes Magazine (3/26/12): How Boulder Freed its Electric Company