Aggregation Program Expansion Announcement

Upcoming Public Hearing on City’s Revised Community Choice Power Supply Program Aggregation Plan

 On August 21, 2019, the City of Lowell (“City”) filed a request with the Department of Public Utilities (“Department”) for approval of a second amended municipal aggregation plan pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 134. General Laws c. 164, § 134 authorizes a municipality to procure electric supply on behalf of consumers within its municipal borders through a municipal aggregation program. The Department approved the City’s initial municipal aggregation plan on November 27, 2013, and its first amended municipal aggregation plan on April 15, 2015. City of Lowell, D.P.U. 12-124 (2013); City of Lowell, D.P.U. 14-100 (2015). The Department docketed the City’s petition as D.P.U. 19-110.

The Department will conduct a public hearing on the City’s amended municipal aggregation plan. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 2 p.m. at One South Station, 5th Floor, Boston, MA. Please see the Department’s Notice of Filing and Public Hearing, as issued on October 11, 2019, for additional details.

 Any questions pertaining to this should be directed to Philip Ferreira, Director of Housing & Energy Programs at (978) 674-1410.

Click here to read the City of Lowell’s Aggregation Plan. An original hard copy of the Plan is also available at the City Clerk’s office.