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

 

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.

 

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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

“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 Updates

Remembering Stuart Stein, 1930-2014

Stuart (Stu) Stein came to Ithaca as a professor of planning at Cornell University in 1962, and then served in elected and appointed positions in the City and Tompkins County for more than 30 years. In his capacity as Chairman of the Tompkins County Legislature (1994-96), he was one of the founding members of MEGA, working with legislative colleagues in Tioga County to for … Read more  »

Locals to Lead on Renewable Energy

Renewable energy in the form of solar and hydroelectric projects could soon be used by local governments to lower costs and reduce our reliance on foreign oil and natural gas. The new initiatives are being offered to local governments in upstate New York through a statewide purchasing arrangement created by the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA) in partnership with … Read more  »

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