Celebrate Public Power & Public Natural Gas Week

Holyoke Gas and Electric (HG&E) is inviting the local community to celebrate Public Power & Public Natural Gas Week on October 5 from 4 – 6 PM at Veterans Park. This free event will feature a little something for the entire family!

Customers can learn more about HG&E’s energy efficiency and electrification incentives, air source heat pumps, electric and natural gas safety, the local power supply portfolio, and so much more. In addition, there will be music, pumpkin decorating and kids’ activities, a food truck and ice cream truck!

 This community celebration will feature many of HG&E’s partner organizations, including:

  • Marcotte Ford & Gary Rome Hyundai: Displaying electric vehicles and offering test drives and education.
  • Energy New England: Providing education on electric vehicles and HG&EV incentives. The event is part of National Drive Electric Week, sign up for a test drive by visiting https://driveelectricweek.org/event?eventid=3577
  • Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC): Free residential energy audits and NextZero incentives
  • Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources: State EV incentives and tree planting resources
  • Valley Bike Share: Electric pedal assist bicycle service
  • Holyoke Fire Department: Fire and carbon monoxide safety
  • Holyoke Police Department: Community Policing
  • Valley Opportunity Council: Heating Assistance program and other services
  • One Holyoke CDC: Program information
  • Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce: Business incentives and community information
  • And more!

Each October, community-owned utilities throughout the country celebrate Public Power and Natural Gas Week, collectively providing electricity and natural gas services to millions of Americans. This annual nationwide event is intended to build public awareness about the value of having a community-owned utility. Public Power & Natural Gas Week is a national, annual event sponsored in conjunction with the American Public Power Association (APPA) and the American Public Gas Association (APGA).

Hope to see you there!

Contact Info

99 Suffolk Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Tel: (413) 536-9300
Toll-free: (877) 742-5443