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“From Bust Back to Boom” – the American Public Power Association (APPA) features Holyoke and Holyoke Gas & Electric (HG&E) as an economic development engine in their October publication.

Highlighted is the collaborative effort put forth by HG&E and the City of Holyoke. For Holyoke, attracting investors is vital to the downtown revitalization plan which includes significant infrastructure improvements in the canal district, and promotion of an innovation and arts economy that will augment the industrial activity in the district. Making use of and highlighting the city’s canals is a very important prospect, not just from a historic perspective, but also from a power perspective. The continued focus on renewables and keeping the city to a low carbon footprint, keeping rates low, and helping to drive economic development promise to make Holyoke the booming city it once was.

Read the entire article here.


Posted on September 20, 2013 by