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Turning on the valve for renewable natural gas

Renewable Natural Gas Project Begins Operation in Vermont

Largest RNG project in New England shows how some natural gas doesn't come from fossil fuel

On July 21, the start of gas production at the largest anaerobic digester in the Northeast was celebrated with an event on the dairy farm... more ››

Take our Gas Safety Survey

Natural Gas Safety Survey Now Open

Please join in to help us keep our community using natural gas safely

A survey of natural gas customers in our region begins this week and it’s important that our customers’ answers are counted.

Treasure Hunting at Home

Join our Home Energy Treasure Hunt Workshop

Grab your Fedora and your smart phone or tablet to discover the energy dollars hidden inside your walls.

Let us help you find the hidden treasure in the basement, walls, and attic of your home. You have more potential to save energy than you... more ››

New Meters Finetuning

AMI Meter Adjustments to Make the System Just Right

Why you may see MGED and visiting technicians on your street and in your yard

Now that MGED has installed AMI meters, we’re working to fine-tune the network and improve the connections needed for smooth data... more ››

Extra Help Paying bills program

Extra Help Paying Utility Bills is Now Available for Renters in Massachusetts

MGED customers can apply for up to $1,500 for past due bills. Over $15 million committed for Plymouth County.

Middleborough and Lakeville residents who rent their homes or apartments now have more help to pay off utility bills that piled up during... more ››

Solar Workshop Announcement

Solar Systems are Down to Earth Options for MGED Customers

Solar for your home is not out of reach!

Today’s renewable solar generating systems are more efficient than ever at producing power for typical homes. Current rebates and tax... more ››

Heat Pump Workshop Not Your Grandpas Heat Pump

Join our Heat Pump Workshop

Flintstones? Or the Jetsons? Heat Pump technology has come a long way baby!

When we say Heat Pump, do you think of the Flintstones? Or the Jetsons? If you can remember the sixties & seventies – or if your... more ››

New Assistant GM Ken Stone

MGED Welcomes Ken Stone as Assistant General Manager

Powerful public electric utility background and local connections bring new Assistant GM to Middleborough

The Middleborough Gas and Electric Department is pleased to announce that Ken Stone has joined the staff as Assistant General Manager.

Governor Baker Signs Climate Bill which includes Municipal electric utilities

MGED Applauds Massachusetts Historic Climate Bill

Legislation signed by Governor will align municipal utilities with statewide climate goals

Middleborough Gas and Electric Department is saluting legislative leaders and Governor Baker and his Administration for their hard work on... more ››

EV Charging virtual event

MGED Invites Customers to Learn How to Charge Up and Plan their EV Future

Driving an EV means charging an EV.For MGED customers, that’s not just charging their electric vehicle (EV) at home... more ››

Billing Issues February 2021

Recent Bills are Causing Customer Questions

MGED answers questions about unexpectedly high bills and shares good news about natural gas rates

What happened with some February customer bills?We ran into some unfortunate billing system issues in the last few months... more ››

saving on gas costs

Drop in purchased Gas adjustment for Natural Gas Customers - Immediate impact on Last Month's Use

9 cents per ccf will save $50 to $60 per year

All natural gas customers will see a 9¢ drop in charges per hundred cubic feet (CCF) in their March bills. This will immediately cut the... more ››

Important Letter Asking more for LIHEAP

10 Billion more for Fuel Assistance requested by APPA and others

American Public Power Association signs on to letter to Congress to build up this important service.

The American Public Power Association added their name to a letter urging Congress to include $10 billion more to the Low-Income Home... more ››

Gas Division staff ready to serve safely

Celebrating Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18th

Learn more about this celebration of safety that starts the spring off right!

Middleborough Gas and Electric Department will observe the national Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18th, on the national... more ››

EV 2nd Drive Extended

EV 2nd Drive Program Extended through 2021

Bargain Electric Vehicles plus a generous rebate makes driving electric super affordable

MGED has partnered with Energy New England (ENE) to bring back the EV 2nd Drive program for 2021. If you’ve considered... more ››

Turners Falls Generation

MGED Adds to Substantial Commitment for Renewable Hydropower Supply

Clean, green, affordable energy generation will grow to supply nearly 20 percent of MGED's energy requirements by 2026

Middleborough, MA – December 7, 2020—Middleborough Gas and Electric Department’s commitment to Massachusetts... more ››

Complete the Census today!

Complete the Census for Local Support

Don't wait! Scan our QR code for a quick connection.

We've made a QR code to scan with your smart phone camera. It takes you right to the US Census app. Just a few minutes and your done!

Go Gold to defeat Childhood Cancer

MGED Goes Gold supporting the campaign for a Cure for Childhood Cancer

The MGED Administrative Office on Main Street, will be wearing gold for the month of September, joining other town departments in showing... more ››

Natural Gas electric energy generation record for July 2020

US Sets New Record for Natural Gas used to Generate Electricity

Replacing coal and older plants, new natural gas plants are cutting emmisions while filling the variable valleys of renewable generation

The Energy Information Administration recently reported a new record set for the use of natural gas to generate electricity in the US this... more ››

Work at the MECC

MGED Natural Gas Crews are Making Important Upgrades for a Local School

MECC upgraded service connection is in process while the school is in recess

The MGED Gas Division has been hard at work this summer, performing upgrades to natural gas systems throughout town. While working... more ››

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