From delivery through commissioning NEC was a great partner, even 2 years later they worked closely with MMWEC
to help set up our dispatch program."
Revenues are derived from payments received by MMWEC
for each project, pursuant to take-or-pay sales agreements (PSA) with each of the project's municipal participants.
has agreed in principal for EMEC to pay this damage claim over a 10-year period.
Representatives of MMWEC
's 21 member municipal utilities also re-elected three directors to three-year terms on the board, including James M.
and 14 Massachusetts municipal light departments (light departments, or the participants) formed BWPCC in 2008 to finance, own and operate the Berkshire Wind Project.
The energy from the Hancock Wind project is being sold to MMWEC
at a cost-competitive price that will help to stabilize the utilities' rates over the 25 years of the contract.
estimates the plant will open between 2016 and 2019, although the operator and the participating communities have not yet taken the final vote on whether to proceed with construction.
If the legislation is approved and additional municipal utilities are created, MMWEC
certainly would be willing, and happy, to provide its services to them, Mr.
However, David Tuohey, corporate communications manager at MMWEC
, said the state needs to address a number of issues to help expedite the process for developing wind projects and removing a multitude of opportunities opponents of the projects have to stall or side-track efforts.
is a nonprofit, public corporation that provides power supply, financial and other services to the state's consumer-owned, municipal utilities.
"He fed us all lunch after we restored his power and gave us a deep-fried meal," said Chuck Helmka, a lineman for the Reading Municipal Light Department, another member of MMWEC