The Village of Saugerties has been discussing joining the Community Choice Aggregation for several months and decided to continue investigating it by a vote of 4-3 at its March 15 meeting.
In what may be the last Gardiner town meeting for a while that the public was able to attend live and in person, the Town Board voted unanimously on March 10 to adopt a local law to establish a Community Choice Aggregation program.
Central Hudson would continue to be the provider for all, but the source of the electricity will come from a renewable source. Residents or businesses will be able to opt out of this provider, but if they don’t take any action, they will be included. The hope is that by negotiating for most customers as a bloc, the rate will be equal or lower than the current default rate.
Picture a field of solar arrays in a small town in the Catskills, generating energy that stabilizes the price of
The last couple of years have seen some changes for electricity consumers in the Hudson Valley — changes not necessarily