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 [...]

Mass. Lawmakers Set Storage Target, Raise RPS, Overturn Rooftop Solar Demand Charge

It was a big day for distributed energy. But the solar industry didn’t get everything that it wanted. The [...]

Community Power State Scorecard Comparison — 2018 vs. 2017

Earlier this spring, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance released its 2018 Community Power State Scorecard, revealing the the best and [...]

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Contract for 1,200MW of Offshore Wind

Massive new projects put New England states on the forefront of the U.S. offshore wind market. Massachusetts and Rhode [...]

Solar industry Lobbies for Greater Legislative Support in Massachusetts

Clamoring for “long-term stable growth” in their sector, solar industry workers rallied Wednesday for changes that would make it [...]