October 25, 2014 12:39 AM ET

Electric Utilities

Company Overview of Western Massachusetts Electric Company

Company Overview

Western Massachusetts Electric Company, a regulated electric utility, is engaged in the purchase, delivery, and sale of electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial customers. As of December 31, 2013, the company served approximately 207,000 retail customers in 59 cities and towns in the western region of Massachusetts. It also operates a solar generation facility with a capacity of 1.8 megawatts in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The company was founded in 1886 and is based in Springfield, Massachusetts. Western Massachusetts Electric Company is a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities.

One Federal Street

Building 111-4

Springfield, MA 01105

United States

Founded in 1886

308 Employees



Key Executives for Western Massachusetts Electric Company

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 65
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 58
Chief Administrative Officer
Age: 53
Senior Vice President
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Western Massachusetts Electric Company Key Developments

Western Massachusetts Electric Company Announces Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and First Half of 2014

Western Massachusetts Electric Company announced earnings results for the second quarter and first half of 2014. For the second quarter, the company reported revenue was $7 million compared with $16.4 million for the same period in the last year. For the first half, the company reported revenue was $25.1 million compared with $35 million for the same period in the last year.

Western Massachusetts Electric Company Reports Earnings Results for the First Quarter of 2014

Western Massachusetts Electric Company reported earnings results for the first quarter of 2014. For the period, the company earned $18.1 million in the first quarter of 2014, compared with earnings of $18.6 million in the first quarter of 2013.

NSTAR Electric Co. and Western Massachusetts Electric Co. Appoint Paul Renaud as Vice President of Engineering

Northeast Utilities named Paul Renaud as vice president of engineering for its subsidiaries NSTAR Electric Co. and Western Massachusetts Electric Co. In this role, Renaud will lead the strategic and tactical direction of the companies' electric system engineering, including oversight of new transmission, substation and system protection projects. Renaud will report directly to NSTAR Electric and WMECo President Craig Hallstrom. Most recently, Renaud served as director of engineering and system planning at Vermont Electric Power Co. Inc.

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