NSTAR Earns EEI’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for Restoration Efforts
February 2013 Blizzard
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today awarded NSTAR Electric with the association’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for its exceptional power restoration efforts after major winter storm NEMO in February 2013. More.
Bill's Bright Ideas:
Making Your Thermostat Work for You
This time of year NSTAR’s Customer Care representatives hear a familiar concern from customers saying, ‘I’m not doing anything differently yet my electric bill just skyrocketed.’ This despite the fact they kept the thermostat setting low. More.
Recent Press Releases:
Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund Available
for Residents in Need
The polar vortex and its freezing cold temperatures are turning this into a tough heating season, especially for winter-weary families who don’t qualify for federal or state aid to help pay their energy bills. The Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund, supported by NSTAR and its customers, is in its 29th year and is now open to qualified candidates. More.
NSTAR Making Progress in Restoring Power to Customers
NSTAR’s efforts are progressing to restore power to those customers still impacted by this weekend’s Nor’easter. Since the beginning of the storm, crews have restored power to more than 25,000 customers. By Sunday evening, approximately 2,800 NSTAR customers, most residing on hard-hit Cape Cod, still remained without power. More.
NSTAR Prepared for Weekend Nor’easter
As the most recent winter nor’easter begins it’s descent on our region, NSTAR is prepared to safely and quickly respond to any damage it may cause. Heavy, wet snow and high winds pose an increased threat to trees and electrical equipment, increasing the likelihood of storm-related power outages. More.
NSTAR Prepared for Another Winter Storm
As another February storm moves into New England, NSTAR is prepared to safely and quickly respond to any damage it may cause. The company will activate its Emergency Response Plan early tomorrow morning and is notifying all employees to be at the ready to assist as needed. With forecasts calling for different conditions across its service area, NSTAR is prepared to relocate and mobilize crews to any particularly hard-hit areas. The possibility of heavy, wet snow and high winds poses an increased threat to trees and electrical equipment, potentially resulting in storm-related power outages. More.