Useful links to information on the Peabody Peaker Plant (Project 2015a), its history, and other misc. useful articles and comments

Link to the Toolkit with info on actions you can take and hosting your own viewing of the #StopThePeaker documentary
Link to the #StopThePeaker documentary by Steve Andrada (~40 minutes long)
Pollution, People, and Powerplants – A Health Study provided by MCAN
Heres the latest BCNS informational handout from August 2022
the Fix the Grid Rally that took place Wednesday, March 16th at Boston Common (may require Facebook login to view)
Risks for Peabody Peaker Owners – provided by Applied Economics Clinic (Feb.2022)
Peaker power Pricing and Alternative Analysis – provided by Strategen Consulting (Feb 2022)
Fasting for a Future – Article contributed by Climate Courage (March 2022)
Watch the North Shore Town Hall  – Building a Healthy and Sustainable Community  
**recorded October 5th – passcode is q8kyuC@%
Assessment of Potential Energy Storage Alternatives for Project 2015A in Peabody, Massachusetts   (Clean Energy Group)

An Open Letter to the Honorable Governor Charlie Baker
  (Jerry Halberstadt –
MCAN Response to (MMWEC) brief filed with Mass DPU 8/5/21
MMWEC Response to (MCAN) brief filed with Mass DPU 8/5/21
MCAN brief filed with MMWEC on 7/29/21
MMWEC brief filed with Mass DPU 7/29/21
The proposed peaker power plant in Peabody is unnecessary, harmful and costly – Mass Sierra Club 7/5/2021
Link to recording of MMWEC sponsored Public Forum conducted 6/22/21 – (question/answer starts at about 1 hour 54 minutes in)
Link to Press Conference conducted following petition delivery to MMWEC – 6/11/21
Learn the history of the Peabody Peaker Project on ‘The Climate Minute’ podcast from 4/10/21
Listen to ‘The Climate Minute’ podcast from MCAN, featuring Peabody resident S.M.Smoller
Mass DEP filings/documents
Link to a video from Sterling, Mass regarding their Solar and Battery storage Peaker Project
Link to article regarding the Hydrogen alternative to gas and oil  (Clean Energy Group) 
Outages and outrages: The fossil fuel industry exploits blackout fears (Clean Energy Group) 
The Peabody Peaker Problem: Are old solutions still viable? (Clean Power Coalition -6/2021)
Opinion article on need for Peaker Plant by Ronald Decurzio (CEO MMWEC)

Info provided by the City of Peabody

(Contact info for The City of Peabody)
There is currently no information provided by the City of Peabody regarding Project 2015A. When a Freedom of Information request was submitted to the City regarding ownership or subsequent leasing of the land where this project is proposed, the reply was ‘no information available’.

Info provided by the Peabody Municipal Light Plant

(Contact info for PMLP)
PMLP provides a link to the Project 2015A website created by MMWEC. This link was added to the PMLP homepage for the first time in April, 2021.
MMWEC press release announcing the 30 day (minimum) pause for Project 2015A
Press release – PMLP’s statement regarding Project 2015A

Info provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (Mass DPU)

Public Hearing Testimony regarding Financing – April 25th, 2021 (after clicking on this link please search for docket # 21-29)

Info provided by MMWEC (Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company)

Project 2015A website
Project 2015A FAQ’s (also linked from the website above)

Info provided by Mass Climate Action Network (MCAN)

Clean the Peak informational webpage

City of Peabody Contact Info
Mayor Ted Bettencourt  –
Councilors’ At Large
Tom Gould –
Anne Manning-Martin –
Ryan Melville –
Thomas Rossignol –
Jon Turco –
Ward Councilors
Ward 1- Craig Welton –
Ward 2 – Peter McGinn –
Ward 3 – Stephanie Peach –
Ward 4 – Edward Charest –
Ward 5 – Joel Saslaw –
Ward 6 – Mark O’Neill –

Peabody Municipal Light Plant Contact Info
Tracy Valletti –

William Aylward –
Raymond Melvin –
Thomas D’Amato –
Thomas Paras –

MMWEC Contact Info
Individual Directors do not list contact info on the MMWEC website ( However, there is a general phone # – 1-413-589-0141

There is also a general emailbox –