The Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance welcomes it newest members.
The Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA), recognizing the City of Ithaca's environmental leadership, presented the 2012 Think Globally, Act Locally Award to the City for purchase of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) covering 100 percent of its electric load for a three year period beginning January 2012.
Sprague Operating Resources LLC ("Sprague") has been endorsed by the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance ("MEGA"), in partnership with the New York State Association of Counties, to provide MEGA members and affiliated organizations with the option to purchase their own natural gas in the St. Lawrence Gas utility service area.
Ronald Feldstein, former President of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance, was named Executive Director at the MEGA annual meeting in Cooperstown this week.
Beginning in January 2012, the City of Ithaca will be purchasing Green-e Energy certified Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) - one of the leading renewable energy certification standards in the nation - for all its electricity.
A municipal electric and gas buying coalition announced this week new savings opportunities for participating local governments in New York State, according to the New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC).
St. Lawrence County will host an information meeting at 9:30 a.m. Friday in the courthouse's legislative chambers for schools and larger nonprofit agencies to hear what the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance offers them.
Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana and Commissioner of General Services James P. Burpoe attended the Orange County Association of Towns, Villages and Cities' most recent gathering of County municipal leaders in Goshen to demonstrate how the County of Orange is saving money with its procurement process.
On Wednesday May 5, Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef announced that Rockland, in partnership with NYSAC, has joined the Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA) to save over $2.5 million on electricity costs in the next two years.
On Tuesday June 26, 2007 at 2 p.m., a 13 county municipal energy purchasing consortium will open bids for renewable energy credits in Albany at the offices of the New York State Association of Counties (111 Pine Street). The Municipal Electric and Gas Alliance (MEGA), a municipal coalition formed to cooperatively buy low cost power in Upstate communities, issued a request for bids on June 5th.