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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.

Complete the MEGA Program Participation Form. It’s simple and free of charge.

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

” I have been with MEGA since 2010 and served as Vice Chair in 2016 and 2017.  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.”

Dr. Mark P. Taylor Dr. Mark P. Taylor

Chairman, MEGA Board of Directors

MEGA News

Community Choice Aggregation – Coming Soon!

Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is expected to be approved by the New York State Public Service Commission in early 2016. Local government leaders will soon have the opportunity to: Aggregate all residential consumers for better pricing (consumers can “opt out” if they want) Eliminate predatory broker/supplier behavior, enhance consumer protection […]

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Thumbs Up for MEGA’s Services to Southern Tier Municipalities

The services MEGA provides to municipalities received positive comments in today’s Ithaca Journal, which stated: “Chalk up some savings for taxpayers in the Southern Tier, with the City of Elmira joining up with the cities of Binghamton and Ithaca to get gas and electricity from the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance. The […]

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Powering a New Generation of Community Energy: The NY Prize Community Microgrid Competition and Critical Facility Resiliency Study

New York State has announced NY Prize, a first-in-the nation $40 million competition to create community microgrid systems that reduce costs, promote clean energy, and build reliability and resiliency into the electric grid.  NY Prize is a key part of a statewide endeavor to modernize New York State’s electric grid, […]

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Hydro company plans to provide SLC with cheap electricity

Mar 06, 2015 — St. Lawrence County in upstate New York wants to lower its energy costs. To accomplish this, the County is working with a hydropower company called Gravity Renewables. Gravity invests in small hydro plants and matches them with customers, like schools and towns. Sarah Harris from North […]

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PSC Makes Revisions to Net Metering of Solar Power

For Immediate Release: 02/26/15 Audrey Zibelman, Chair Contact: James Denn | James.Denn@dps.ny.gov | (518) 474-7080 http://www.dps.ny.gov http://twitter.com/NYSDPS 15021/14-E-0151;14-E-0422 PSC Makes Revisions to Net Metering of Solar Power — Solar Projects Now Underway Eligible to Again Receive Net Metering Credits — ALBANY— The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today […]

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