Peabody Peaker in the Media

This document contains a list of the published op-eds, advocates writing and articles published about MMWEC’s financing of a proposed dirty peaker plant in Peabody, MA.  MMWEC refers to this as Special Project 2015 A. 

  1. June 2, 2021. "Could batteries replace a proposed peaker plant in Massachusetts?" https://energynews.us/2021/06/02/could-batteries-replace-a-proposed-peaker-plant-in-massachusetts
  2. May 11, 2021.  “Proposed Natural Gas Plant In Peabody On Hold, For Now.” https://www.wbur.org/earthwhile/2021/05/11/peabody-peaker-plant-natural-gas-mmwec
  3. May 11, 2021.  “Doctors cite health risks from new plant” -- article including interviews with Regina LaRoque, an infectious disease physician at Massachusetts General Hospital.  https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/doctors-cite-health-risks-from-new-plant/article_e05174b8-616d-5553-9c7b-f71fbe87b133.html
  4. May 11, 2021.  “Plans for Peabody power plant on hold.”  https://www.salemnews.com/news/plans-for-peabody-power-plant-on-hold/article_80c343d8-b269-11eb-863d-f317b183095e.html
  5. May 11, 2021. “Power Company Slams Brakes on Proposed Peabody Plant.” https://patch.com/massachusetts/peabody/power-company-hits-brakes-proposed-peabody-power-plant?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=share
  6. May 11, 2021. “Peabody Power Plant Opponents Cheer Pause in Project.” https://patch.com/massachusetts/peabody/officials-climate-advocates-cheer-peabody-power-plant-plan-pause 
  7. May 6, 2021. “Utility officials explain need for proposed Peabody plant.” https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/utility-officials-explain-need-for-proposed-peabody-plant/article_4b1c2bd8-b08c-58bd-b08d-98632fad7839.html
  8. May 4, 2021. “Peabody power plant plans caught city off-guard.” https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/peabody-power-plant-plans-caught-city-off-guard/article_662e8745-c4ae-57d8-812a-068ac12e3941.html 
  9. April 30, 2021.  “Peabody Residents Want to Shed Light on Power Plant” https://www.itemlive.com/2021/04/30/peabody-residents-want-to-shed-light-on-power-plant/
  10. April 27, 2021. “Residents, officials speak out against plant.” https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/residents-officials-speak-out-against-plant/article_aea29d1f-750e-523c-b7e6-433c3ebafdd2.html
  11. April 21, 2021.  “Lack of transparency cited by power plant foes” https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/lack-of-transparency-cited-by-power-plant-foes/image_e3c5f600-3d19-5cb7-aa2a-f9bb7e11188c.html
  12. April 20, 2021. “Gas ‘peaker’ plant would make way for more renewables, Massachusetts utilities say.” https://energynews.us/2021/04/20/gas-peaker-plant-would-make-way-for-more-renewables-massachusetts-utilities-say/
  13. April 16, 2021. “Letter: Put gas in the past.” https://www.salemnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/letter-put-gas-in-the-past/article_06584b2e-315f-531a-9cb3-39ec87cdf856.html
  14. April 15, 2021. “Letter: Citizens kept in the dark about proposed Peabody peaker plant.” https://www.salemnews.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editor/letter-citizens-kept-in-the-dark-about-proposed-peabody-power-plant/article_f708f5f4-46e4-50a7-afb8-54281bc1a915.html 
  15. April 15, 2021.  Letter to the editor: “Holden Should Withdraw Commitment to Peabody Peaker Plant” in Worcester Telegraph, Denis Mahoney.  
  16. April 12, 2021. “Peabody gas plant faces opposition.”  https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/peabody-gas-plant-faces-opposition/article_586b8b8b-c02a-5e80-8c9b-6b0bc38debe9.html
  17. April 9, 2021. “Sitting In: A New Dragon on the North Shore.” https://www.wickedlocal.com/story/marblehead-reporter/2021/04/09/sitting-in-new-dragon-on-the-north-shore-peaker-plant-electricity-munis/7157272002/

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