Marblehead Municipal Light Department "Owned by the People We Serve!"
The mission of Marblehead Municipal Light Department (MMLD) is to provide reliable power as we work towards a goal of a carbon free portfolio, while maintaining competitive rates in a safe working environment for MMLD employees and its customers.
Since 1894 when town voted to authorize the formation of its own municipal light department, MMLD has been providing modern electric power to the citizens and businesses of Marblehead. Many upgrades have been instituted over the years, including the latest Smart Meter technology, downtown underground utilities, substation construction and much more. Read more here.
MMLD's Light Commission, our governing body, holds regularly scheduled meetings in the Conference Room at Commercial St. Dates and times of the meetings are posted on our website.
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Joe Kowalik leads the Light Department’s Management Group in our mission to provide reliable, cost-effective electric service for the customers of MMLD, while providing a safe work environment for our employees.
Bill helps oversee the daily operations of the Light Department. Bill's other duties include management of all the electrical operational functions including installation, maintenance, construction and extensions of lines for our electrical distribution system.
Our Manager of Finance is responsible for all monitoring, preparation and reporting of the financial functions of the Light Department, as well as the operation and maintenance of MMLD's customer information system.
Colin is our Manager of Technical Operations. He helps support the day-to-day operations within the Light Department, which can include substation operations, metering, and distribution engineering.
Marblehead Municipal Light Department is governed by a Light Commission whose members are elected by the town's citizens. They are sworn to uphold and always operate in the town's and its citizens' best interests.
Michael A. Hull, Chairman
Walter E. Homan, Commissioner
Karl A. Johnson, Commissioner
Lisa Wolf, Commissioner
Nathaniel Burke, Commissioner
Cheryl is responsible for daily office communications, administration and Operations Dept accounting. She also provides support to the General Manager and Finance Department.
Didi oversees the daily operations of MMLD's Meter Department. She also maintains the Light Department's AMI system, our integrated network of smart meters.
Megan fields and responds to our customer service inquiries, energy services and keeps our website up-to-date.
Nate monitors the daily operations of MMLD's Meter Department, and maintains the Light Department's AMI system, our integrated network of smart meters.
Check out our FAQs Page...or give us a call during Business Hours at (781) 631-5600.
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In Emergencies, please call (781) 631-0240. Call 911 if your report involves safety or imminent threat to the public.
The Marblehead Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program is now taking applications for assistance on electric bills for those in need.
If you would like to make a Tax-deductible Donation to the program to help your neighbors in need, please send a check made payable to NSCAP-Marblehead-NHN to:
North Shore Community Action Programs
Attn: Community Outreach (COR)
119R Foster Street, Building 13
Peabody, MA 01960
We all thank you in advance for your kindness and generosity during these challenging times.
Due to Covid-19 cases in Marblehead, MMLD's OFFICES ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.
Please call 781-631-0240 with any emergencies. We hope you and your family stay safe and healthy.
North Shore Community Action Programs are now offering income-eligible households help to pay their winter 2020/2021 heating bills. Learn the details here.
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MMLD does NOT ask our customers to pay their bills by phone or email! Have questions about the legitimacy of any communication? Please call us. (781) 631-5600.
Check out the current Incentives, Rebates, Programs, Tax Incentives & Free Energy Audits we offer! Get all details on our Rebates & Incentives Page.
MMLD is now receiving electricity from Hydro-Quebec under a 5-year power agreement that began Nov. 1. Read more in this Salem News article.
Verification of Small Business Energy Exemption Certificates are available on MassTaxConnect. Learn more here.
MMLD is a participant in Phase II of the Brodie Mountain Wind Project at one of the windiest sites in the Commonwealth. Construction is complete. Learn more.
We're proud to be your electric light utility. MMLD is a municipally-owned electric company that has been totally independent from large regional electric companies since 1894. We're "consumer-owned" and the citizens of Marblehead are our stockholders. It's a win-win for homes and businesses in many, many ways.
Over 120 years ago, citizens and businesspeople with vision struck a choice for independence. Like all great Yankees, our town went the independent route and chose to provide Marblehead with electricity through our own utility...instead of outsourcing this essential responsibility to a private entity that would be out of their control.
Marblehead Municipal Light Department is a "MUNI", one of only a few hundred in the entire country. And it has paid dividends in so many ways to our customers. Learn more about the advantages of having a "MUNI" in your community.
MMLD has been the recipient of the MMWEC Energy Efficiency Program Award for Best Website/Social Media. Read about it here.