Sterling Municipal Light Department
The SMLD is a progressive public power utility located 10 miles NNE of Worcester, Massachusetts in the Town of Sterling. Our primary building was originally the 1883 Sterling High School. Serving the town of Sterling for over 100 years, we have more than 3,700 residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers.
Our customers are fed power through approximately 160 miles of distribution lines. The SMLD is a member of ISO New England and a wholesale aggregator of power with power purchases from generation throughout New England and New York. Our power supply consists of an extremely clean portfolio of separate power agreements with Baltic Mill Hydro, Carbolon Cogeneration, Contoocook Hydro, Macquarie Energy Services, ISO NE Energy Market, MMWEC, Mechanicsville Hydro, Methuen Falls Hydro, Millstone III, PASNY, Centennial Hydroelectric Facility, Seabrook and Stony Brook combined cycle units.
The Sterling Municipal Light Department’s mission is to provide smooth, clean, reliable power at a reasonable price while staying abreast of society’s technological advances for the benefit of its customers.