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. July 21, 2021. “ Battery project delivers stable, local renewable energy.” https://www.alliantenergy.com/AlliantEnergyNews/NewsCenter/21-DecorahBattery
  2. July 19, 2021. “Push for Peabody 'peaker' plant to resume.” https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/push-for-peabody-peaker-plant-to-resume/article_7d6cd405-2e9c-5526-9a91-68504dffb9f9.html 
  3. July 14, 2021. “Column: A bad project for Peabody.” https://www.salemnews.com/opinion/columns/column-a-bad-project-for-peabody/article_7f3e12e6-e9c9-5a93-9ec5-90a3b05b984c.html 
  4. June 30, 2021. “Heat wave puts Peabody plant in spotlight.” https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/heat-wave-puts-peabody-plant-in-spotlight/article_9bfef910-ce94-51f8-930b-630ba214c07e.html
  5. June 24, 2021. “Opponents: Power plant changes a start.” https://www.salemnews.com/news/local_news/opponents-power-plant-changes-a-start/article_67fa6bcf-d88b-5705-b42b-6c10bb7e6a3c.html
  6. June 19, 2021. "No justification for proposed Peabody gas plant." https://commonwealthmagazine.org/opinion/no-justification-for-proposed-peabody-gas-plant/
  7. June 17, 2021. "The Peabody peaker challenge." https://www.salemnews.com/opinion/columns/column-the-peabody-peaker-challenge/article_e35bcb94-4081-52b1-a270-20bee56d0b03.html
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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 
  14. 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
  15. 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 
  16. 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/
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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/
  20. 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
  21. 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 
  22. April 15, 2021.  Letter to the editor: “Holden Should Withdraw Commitment to Peabody Peaker Plant” in Worcester Telegraph, Denis Mahoney.  
  23. 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
  24. 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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