Posted on June 28, 2016 at 8:49 AM by Victoria Mulherin
Burlington County’s Energy Aggregation Program
Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien announced today that the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholder’s cost-saving Energy Aggregation Program will go into effect this September, with participating residents expected to see savings in their October electric bills. The Burlington County Bridge Commission will partner with the Freeholders to execute the energy aggregation program, providing technical and professional support and services.
“This Energy Aggregation Program allows Burlington County to make a ‘bulk purchase’ of energy supply at a rate that is guaranteed to be lower than what residents are currently paying to their electric company,” explained Freeholder O’Brien. “We can then offer that lower rate to our residents in participating municipalities. This will help to decrease the ever growing cost of utilities, an issue particularly important to those on a fixed income.”
This program was made available to all municipalities in Burlington County. Ultimately Burlington City, Cinnaminson, Florence, Lumberton, Moorestown, Palmyra, Southampton, Riverside, Woodland, and Wrightstown all chose to participate in this first round of the program. Those municipalities that have not chosen to participate in this initial launch will have an opportunity to do so in subsequent rounds of the program.