Massachusetts

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Sustainable Energy Takes Flight in Massachusetts

Among the many clean energy successes Massachusetts has had so far, some gaps remain, said Larry Chretien, executive director of Green Energy Consumers Alliance, in this interview. There are policies that could amplify sustainability further at the state level. Public enthusiasm has helped programs take flight.

Massachusetts Articles

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Did a Transmission Breakthrough Just Slip on a Banana?

This November 2 forecast of a referendum in Maine spells out the decarbonization case for and political case against a hydropower project. (Voters spurned the project on Election Day.)
Solar financing? Don't look down...

(Courtesy Sol Systems.) The world will turn ever more to solar, but steep complexities lie ahead. 

Sites and Insights: Sol Systems Grows Before Your Eyes

Krisztina Pjecska’s been advancing on a mission to extend solar energy’s reach, to the point that she and her colleagues at Sol Systems have started reckoning with a twist in the path. Solar has become economical, reliable and more popular. It’s also become harder to site and insure. “The more...

Massachusetts Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 7.00 / 9
Utilities:
Score 19.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 10.00 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
68 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
45 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
34 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
89%

of people in Massachusetts support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 4,871,694 of 5,450,298 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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