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Municipal Electric & Gas Alliance

Control Your Energy Costs

Participation in the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance, Inc. (MEGA) aligns you with hundreds of other municipalities, school districts, and businesses that benefit from MEGA’s electric and natural gas purchasing strategy. MEGA is a non-profit, community-based, energy cost savings program that complies with all public bidding requirements for your energy purchases.

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Get Competitive Energy Prices

MEGA’s short-term objective is to achieve the most competitive prices for electricity and natural gas for its members in order to minimize the cost of energy. Over the long term, MEGA also supports energy cost savings through promotion of energy conservation and development of alternative energy resources.

MEGA Participants by County

Roll over each county in green to see a list of MEGA participants. White counties do not have participants.

Put the Power of MEGA to Work for You!

  • No cost to participate – pay only for the power you use
  • Complete compliance with all NYS bidding requirements
  • Access to professional energy consultants at no cost
  • Options for variable or fixed pricing
  • Access to power from renewable sources
  • Easy sign up process
  • Save staff time and money in local budgets
  • NYSAC-endorsed for energy procurement
  • NYASBO-endorsed for energy procurement
  • NYCOM-endorsed for energy procurement

“I have been part of the MEGA program since its inception in the mid-90s when New York State deregulated electricity. In my capacity as director of Tompkins County’s economic development activities, I appreciate MEGA’s commitment to controlling energy costs and providing a simple way to save local taxpayers money. It is a banner organization that epitomizes what can be accomplished by working together.”

Michael Stamm Michael Stamm

Chairman, MEGA Board of Directors

MEGA News

Public Service Commission Issues Order Allowing Community Choice Aggregaton

PSC Establishes Easier Path to Help Residential and Small Business Electricity Consumers Create Power Purchase Associations in New York — Municipalities Can Gradually Introduce ‘Community Choice Aggregation,’ Providing Consumer Savings on Electric Bills and Greater Choices for Renewable Power — Contact:Jon Sorensen | Jon.Sorensen@dps.ny.gov | (518) 474-7080 http://www.dps.ny.gov http://twitter.com/NYSDPS 16067/14-M-0224 […]

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Town of Oneonta Unanimously Votes to Explore Community Choice Aggregation Program

On August 15 the Town of Oneonta become the first municipality to formally partner with MEGA on a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Program.  The board unanimously passed a resolution to explore CCA, authorizing the town to pool the electricity and natural gas accounts of residents and small businesses within the […]

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Queensbury Town Board considers residential electricity buying group

MAURY THOMPSON thompson@poststar.com QUEENSBURY – Queensbury Town Board is exploring the feasibility of establishing a municipal electricity buying group that would establish a single power provider for all town residents, except those who specifically choose not to participate. The “community choice aggregation” buying group would enable residents to save on […]

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View MEGA’s thirty minute webinar on Community Choice Aggregation (CCA)

View MEGA’s thirty minute webinar on Community Choice Aggregation (CCA)

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Economic Development Leader to Head MEGA

Cooperstown, New York – Increasing savings and offering new ways to support sustainable energy options guided talk at the Annual Meeting of the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA) this week. Representatives from participating MEGA counties elected Michael Stamm, Tompkins County Area Development’s President and long time MEGA Board member, […]

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