Industry Links

American Public Gas Association 

American Public Power Association 

Careers in Public Power 

Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control

Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative

Consumer Federation of America 


Department of Energy 

Edison Electric Institute 

EE Power 

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) 

Energy New England 

Environmental Protection Agency 

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 

ISO New England 

Maine Public Utilities Commission 

Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards 

Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy 

Massachusetts Municipal Wholesale Electric Company

Municipal Electric Association of Massachusetts 

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association 

New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission 

Northeast Energy and Commerce Association 

Northeast Gas Association 

North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration 


Public Utility Risk Management Association 

Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission 

Rural Utilities Service 

The Meter guy 

Transmission Access Policy Study Group 

US Department of Energy 

Vermont Public Power Supply Authority 

Vermont Public Service Board

Covid-19 Resources

Directory of Consumer-Owned Electric Systems in New England

This annual reference volume contains complete data on all consumer-owned electric systems in the region. Copies of this comprehensive publication are available at a reduced rate of $40 each to NEPPA members, $50 to associate or corporate members, and the non-member fee is $60.  Please contact Wendy Esche, Director of Marketing, Communications & Events at or 978-540-2207.  Or you can click here to print an order form. 

Click here for more information 

Utility Documents

Assuring an Effective Chief Executive: Selection, Evaluation and Compensation

The American Public Power Association has prepared information and suggestions for boards which may be hiring or evaluating their chief executives.

Download here >

Model Safety Operating Procedures for Electric Distribution Utilities (Revised 2018)

A Collaboration of the Northeast Public Power Association and the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards

Download here >

Procedures for Work-Related Accidents

A checklist of suggested actions to be taken in the event of a work-related electric utility accidents involving one or more employees requiring medical treatment.

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For Sale/RFPs

If you have items for sale or an RFP and would like to post them here, please contact with “For Sale/RFPs” in the subject line.

NEPPA's Wish List

In order to continue to provide state-of-the-art training, we are constantly making improvements to the training center.  We are always interested in potential donations of equipment and materials which can be used in the training center and in the pole yard.  If you have items that you are no longer using but are still in working condition, they could be beneficial for training our students!

To see a list of specific items that we are currently in need of, click here or fill out this form to let us know you have an item to donate.   

If you are graciously going to donate, please contact Sarah Braese at 978-540-2205 or to make sure we are still in need of that item.

Tree and Line Contractors

Please Note: The following list of private tree and line contractors is provided for your information only. These companies have been previously used by NEPPA members, which have provided their names and contacts. Their inclusion on this list does not constitute a recommendation by NEPPA of any specific company. We suggest you print out this page and keep accesible as internet service is not always available during major electrical service interruptions. 

Tree Contractors

Line Contractors

Ajax Tree Expert Corp.
PO Box 362
Rutland, MA 01543
Bob Carlson
D&D Power Inc.
Latham, New York 12110
Bohemia, NY 11716
Kevin Symons, VP of Operations
518.869.2221 x406, 518.894.7200 (cell)
Asplundh Tree Expert Company
Watertown, CT 06795
Local Contact: Barry P. Croke
Belchertown, MA 10007
Evergreen Electric
361 Roosevelt Trail
Casco, Maine 04015
Martin “Marty” Greco
Asplundh Tree Expert Tree Company
Daniel Duncan
Grattan Line Construction
35 Sullivan Road
North Billerica, MA 01862
Asplundh Tree Service
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Peter Phangler or Ralph Gradagao
Halpin Line Construction LLC
170 Moore Road
Weymouth, MA 02189
Asplundh Tree Service
Raymond, NH
Brad Reed
Barretts Tree Service
JCR Construction Company, Inc.
Raymond, NH 03077
Boucher Tree Service
McDonough Electric Construction, Corp.
Bedford, MA 01730
B&J Landscaping, Inc.
14 Ernest Lane
Holyoke, MA 01040
Bob McKenzie
McPhee Electric, Ltd., Utility Division
Farmington, CT 06032
Mark Howard: 860.677.8725 x8725
Cell: 860.478.0895
CMS Landscaping
175 Suffolk Street
Holyoke, MA 001040
Bob Cameron
Northeast Line Construction
180 Oak Street
Abington, MA 02351
The Davey Tree Expert Company
New London, NH 03257
Mike Mittiga
Utility Service & Assistance
117 Londonderry Turnpike
Hooksett, NH 03106
Phone: 603.625.4503
Fax: 603.249.4784
D & B Tree Service, Inc.
Quincy, MA 02169
Bob Young
617.471.4777 Ext. 30
Farr’s Tree Service
Waterbury, VT
John Brown & Sons
Weare, NH
Steve Snook
Lewis Tree Service, Inc.
89 Brookfield Rd.
Brookfield, MA 01010
Walt Dodge

Lewis Tree Service
Rochester, NY 14623
Mike Meyerdierks
Mobile: 603.566.5836
Pager: 888.405.1674

Lewis Tree Service, Inc.
300 Lucius Gardon Drive,
N. Henrietta, NY 14586
Dennis Brown

Lindon Tree Service, Inc.
38 Providence Pike
Eastford, CT 06242
Voice: 860.974.1833
Fax: 860.377.4603
Owner – Bill Bibeault, Jr.

Marquis Tree Service, Inc.
49 Eugene Road
Burlington, MA 01803
John Marquis
Mayer Tree Services
9 Scott Way
PO Box 517
Essex, MA 01929
Nelson Tree Service
3300 Office Park Dive
Dayton, Ohio 45439
Dennis Wright
Northern Tree Service
290 Park
PO Box 790
Palmer, MA 01069
Kathy Cambo
Pathfinder Tree Service, LLC
930 Pleasant Street
Norwood, MA  02062
P.W. Preston Tree
Company, Inc.
1100 South Street
Wrentham, MA 02093
Tennent Tree Service
Trees Inc.
Rutland, VT
Valley Tree
978.374.7207 or
Vegetation Control Services
2342 Main Street
Athol, MA 01331
Phone: 978.249-5348
Fax: 978.249.4784

Wood Poles Contract available for NEPPA Members

On behalf of all NEPPA members, Holyoke Gas & Electric Department has negotiated the following contracts for Penta and CCA Treated Poles.  Both contracts have been extended to 12/31/2021


Click on the appropriate Contract to download the agreements.

NEPPA #18-42 WOOD POLES (PENTA)                    


 (912) 966-7005



 (888) 377-2133


Questions?  Please contact:

Chi Wong, Purchasing Coordinator
Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, 99 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA 01040
Tel: (413) 536-9308
NEPPA members should reference contract #18-42 when ordering.


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