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  • Jan 12, 2021

The prosumer movement continues to have a profound effect on the way energy supplies are purchased by consumers. Community choice initiatives continue to increase in momentum and will likely reach critical mass well before 2030, in some areas, where such programs are being offered, like Boston.

Boston is finally ready to join dozens of other cities and towns in the region by pooling its residents together in a bid for greener energy.

Households in Boston that don’t choose a different option by Jan. 11 will end up with a plan that would secure 28 percent of their electricity from renewable sources, compared to the state’s mandated minimum of 18 percent for 2021. However, that default plan still will be slightly cheaper than the basic rate that Eversource is charging,

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Matt Chester on Jan 12, 2021

I have to imagine there's some level of credibility that will also come with having Boston join rather than smaller towns/cities that will hopefully be a big domino that falls and convinces other municipalities to do the same

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