Massachusetts Set to Pass Landmark Clean Energy Law to Reach Net-Zero by 2050

Massachusetts is expected to pass clean energy and climate legislation in the coming months that would require the state [...]

Massachusetts Lawmakers Face Pressure to Pass 100% Renewable Bill This Session

Gov. Charlie Baker supports a goal of net-zero by 2050, but a growing list of stakeholders say that’s not [...]

State Goals, Policy Help Massachusetts Utilities Take Lead on Energy Efficiency

Utilities and efficiency advocates credit the state’s regulatory environment for a strong showing in a recent ranking. Ambitious state [...]

In Massachusetts, Debate Emerges Over Where to Build New Solar Projects

A proposal would shrink state subsidies for solar developments on previously undeveloped “greenfield” sites. As Massachusetts begins to update [...]

Strong Clean Energy Policy Helps States Move Forward With Distributed Energy Resources

Even in the most forward-thinking states, progress on folding DERs into the grid has been uneven at best. Distributed [...]

Massachusetts Looks to Follow California with Solar Mandate for New Homes

A pair of bills would require solar panels on new buildings but include exemptions for shaded or nonviable properties.  [...]

Feds Share ‘Fair Amount of Guidance’ with State, Vineyard Wind in Massachusetts

Days after the Trump administration injected a level of uncertainty into the Vineyard Wind project planned off of Martha’s [...]

Massachusetts Officials Recommend Another 1.6GW of Offshore Wind

The Bay State should schedule several more offshore wind solicitations running into the mid-2020s, the Massachusetts Department of Energy [...]

Massachusetts Bill Would Restore Net Metering Rate for Community Solar

The legislation aims to reverse some provisions of a 2016 law that lowered the price community solar projects receive [...]

Massachusetts House Speaker Deleo Proposes $1B for Energy Efficiency Grants

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo has unveiled a plan to spend $1 billion over the next 10 years to [...]