A plan to build a 60-megawatt gas- and oil-powered plant — which would provide capacity energy during peak usage times, — in Peabody next to the Peabody Municipal Light Plant's existing Waters River substation has drawn sharp criticism from residents, local officials, environmental advocates and health care professionals.

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PEABODY — More than 100 people braved the pouring rain on Tuesday night to attend a presentation about yearsold plans to build a gas-fired “pe…

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The Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company (MMWEC), acting for a project consortium of 14 municipal light plants, is proposing to …

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PEABODY — Controversial plans to build a 55-megawatt gas-powered peaker plant in the city remain on hold.

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PEABODY — Sudi Smoller, a longtime Peabody resident, found it extremely odd when she received an email from the Sierra Club earlier this year …

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PEABODY — Plans to build a new power plant in Peabody are the latest flashpoint in a battle over expanding the state's natural gas infrastructure.