Massachusetts and the New England region are at a crossroads that requires us to work collaboratively to make targeted decisions and investments regarding our regional energy and electricity infrastructure. During a signing ceremony held on the West Lawn of the Statehouse with legislative leaders and other stakeholders, Governor Baker …Continue Reading Energy legislation embraces hydro, offshore wind; invests in energy storage tech
There was plenty going on as the Baker-Polito Administration celebrated Earth Week 2016 (April 17-23). Over the course of the week, the Administration awarded millions of dollars in grants to communities across the Commonwealth to support a variety of green initiatives. These projects have …Continue Reading Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects
On Tuesday, March 22, Governor Charlie Baker received bipartisan support from three former secretaries of Energy and Environmental Affairs for the Baker-Polito Administration’s efforts to diversify the Commonwealth’s energy portfolio with the generation of hydropower. “I appreciate the support from our state’s former top energy …Continue Reading Hydropower bill receives bipartisan support from former EEA secretaries
“Mr. Speaker. Mr. President. Members of the House and Senate. Fellow Constitutional Officers. And Members of the Governor’s Council. “Mr. Chief Justice and Members of the Judiciary. Members of the Cabinet and my Administration. “Senators Warren and Markey. Members of Congress. Sheriffs. District Attorneys. Mayors. …Continue Reading ANNOTATED: Governor Baker’s “State of the Commonwealth” Address
In a continued effort to stabilize New England’s electricity rates while meeting the Commonwealth’s Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) goals, the Baker-Polito Administration has filed two bills this summer to diversify the state’s energy portfolio. In July, legislation was filed to facilitate the procurement of cost-effective, …Continue Reading Diversifying Our Energy Portfolio, Supporting Coastal Communities
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