PMLP 2024 Budget

The Peabody Municipal Light Commission unanimously approved PMLP’s 2024 budget, after discussing it in Executive session, on January 25. “The budget shows a positive margin of $28, 831; projected revenues

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“No Budget for You.”

The Peabody Municipal Light Commission elected officers last week and continued their confusing attitude about providing transparency regarding the operation of the city’s power plants. Newly elected Chairman Ray Melvin

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2023 Green Community Saga Update

I’ll be lifting a glass to toast the City of Peabody for meeting today’s state deadline to apply to become a Green Community! Curt Bellavance, Director of Community Development in Peabody,

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A Peabody Peaker Battery

Peabody and MMWEC (Ma. Municipal Wholesale Electric Co.) have come a long way to embrace renewable battery storage. During meetings in 2020 about SP2015A, the third gas-and-oil burning generator off

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Video of PMLP meetings restored.

We’re back! The Peabody Municipal Light Commission’s regular meeting has returned to Peabody TV care of BCNS volunteers! (We brought our own microphones!) Go to https://peabodytv.org/videos-on-demand/?vid=1121 (Psst – Seems our

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A peek at the new peaker on Pulaski

A glimpse of the new $85 million gas-and-oil burning peaker plant off Pulaski Street. The capacity resource known as Project 2015A is a new, efficient, fast-starting, 60 MW, dual fuel,

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PMLP Meeting

The Peabody Municipal Light Commission meets next at 6:30pm, October 26 at 201 Warren Street. The agenda is here: https://www.pmlp.com/Agenda…/ViewFile/Agenda/_10262023-115 Minutes from the PMLC September meeting are not yet available.

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Let your legislators know you support these Bills

BCNS is a chapter of MCAN (Mass Climate Action Network) and supports their Legislative Priorities – especially : Acts to reform Municipal Light Plant and Energy Democracy https://assets.nationbuilder.com/…/Legislative_Flyer… See insights

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Two Hazardous Releases for PMLP

Peabody Municipal Light Plant (PMLP) has two new pollution problems:  an oil leak from a peaker generator at the Waters River Power Station on Pulaski St on July 26 AND

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