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Shell, EDP Set Record-Low Price for U.S. Offshore Wind Power

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and EDP Renovaveis SA agreed to sell power from a wind farm they’re building in the Atlantic Ocean for a record-low price. The 804-megawatt Mayflower wind farm, located south of Martha’s Vineyard, will supply electricity to utilities in Massachusetts for $58 a megawatt-hour over the life of the contract.
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Good News, Bad News on Offshore Wind

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said its review of the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project would be completed by June 12 and a final decision on the project issued by December 18 — 15 months later than originally projected.
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Cities Look to Natural Gas Bans to Curb Carbon Emissions

Cities in California and Massachusetts are advancing what has become the newest trend in the local fight against climate change: bans on natural gas hookups in new buildings.

Massachusetts Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 7.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 20.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 8.50 / 10
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
87%

of people in Massachusetts support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2019.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 4,679,271 of 5,351,591 adults)

last updated 7/01/2020

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