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Energy legislation embraces hydro, offshore wind; invests in energy storage tech Posted on Aug 9

Energy legislation embraces hydro, offshore wind; invests in energy storage tech

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

Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects Posted on Apr 26

Earth Week 2016: Baker-Polito Administration awards grants for green projects

  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

Diversifying Our Energy Portfolio, Supporting Coastal Communities Posted on Aug 26

Diversifying Our Energy Portfolio, Supporting Coastal Communities

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