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Local Municipalities Work Together to Purchase Electricity through Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Program

on Apr 3, 2019

The Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA) brought together 21 municipalities across the Southern Tier to join in a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) Program. CCA enables the bulk purchasing of electricity for residents and small businesses in participating municipalities. CCA offers a competitive  fixed rate and provides access to renewable electricity and...

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City Favors Bulk Energy Buys

on Dec 20, 2016

By Jason Jordan – The Evening Tribune HORNELL – Hornell City officials hope that a proposal to save home and business owners a little money on their monthly electric bills add up. The Common Council took a step towards endorsing a community energy aggregation proposal on Monday, unanimously approving a proposal allowing MEGA (Municipal Electric and Gas...

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Public Service Commission Issues Order Allowing Community Choice Aggregaton

on Oct 17, 2016

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...

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Town of Oneonta Unanimously Votes to Explore Community Choice Aggregation Program

on Aug 16, 2016

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 municipal boundary.  This bulk purchasing of energy...

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Queensbury Town Board considers residential electricity buying group

on May 22, 2016

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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