Where Does Your Electricity Come From?
If you’re like the majority of consumers, you probably don’t really know. Did you know that electricity generation is the number one source of industrial air pollution in the United States and that over 80% of the electricity in Massachusetts is generated from fossil fuels and nuclear power?
The grid operator, known as the Independent System Operator of New England (ISO-NE), provides the following summary of New England’s power mix in 2004.
The good news is that you have the ability to support cleaner, healthier energy alternatives right now through Mass Energy’s New England Wind and New England GreenStart.
Browse through our guide to learnmore about the advantages of wind power.