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Economic Development

Eversource is committed to supporting the economic growth of our communities and our customers - supporting initiatives at the regional, state and local levels. 

The revitalized Mill Yard in downtown Manchester, NH.In addition to focused economic development projects, Eversource's work each day in the communities we serve also greatly impacts our local economies. 

This includes the hundreds of millions of dollars we invest in our energy delivery infrastructure, the employment of more than 8,000 employees across New England, micro-grants for local economic and community development initiatives, the development of cost-efficiency renewable energy projects such as Bay State Wind and the implementation of our award-winning energy efficiency programs.

“Whether working to control energy costs and supporting energy efficiency programs or partnering with the chamber to address critical issues - such as workforce development - Eversource is a leader in promoting economic development and supporting our business community.”

- Mike Skelton
President & CEO
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

We are also proud to be recognized as one of the greenest energy companies in the nation. Our commitment to environmental sustainability and clean energy initiatives is an important component of our vision for how we conduct our business today and for future generations.

Other economic development activities include:

  • Expansion of our natural gas infrastructure in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
  • Investments in community initiatives and historic preservation through tax credit purchases.
  • Assisting with new business service connections and utility infrastructure upgrades to support new businesses.
  • Participating as a member of local business organizations, associations, economic development groups, Chambers of Commerce and other community meetings.

A crowded restaurant in downtown Stamford, CT.

Contact Us

Eversource has an Economic Development Resource Team available to answer any questions you may have in each of the three states we serve.

Cathy Lezon | 203-245-5405
Hedy Ayers | 860-944-3983

Bob Smith | 860-665-3630
Melissa Hancock | 413-585-1724

New Hampshire
Allison McLean | 603-634-3743
Will Craig | 603-540-5142