The company put the moratorium in place last year due to what it calls a lack of pipeline capacity.
Snow flurries showed up in the forecast this week.
Electric utility officials say it may take two days to a week to get service restored to about half-a-million customers in Massachusetts, following Saturday's damaging snow storm. New England Public Radio's Kari Njiiri reports.
Sandra Ahearn is a spokesperson for Western Mass Electric Company, which had150,000 customers lose power during the storm. She says the scope and scale of the outages is unprecedented in the utility's history.