Massachusetts

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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Can You Stop the Wind From Blowing?

In this November 7 story, the state of Massachusetts rejects a claim by a utility that current offtake prices make a wind project infeasible.
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Do You Sea What's Going On Here?

This October 18 story explores the logic for undersea cables' emergence as transmission conveyors for offshore wind.
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Don't Blow Out the Candles Just Yet

On September 23, this roundup leads with a note on Avangrid delaying a wind deployment several months because of supply issues.

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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