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Massachusetts Citizens and Organizations Recognized by EPA for Environmental Achievements

BOSTON – Four individuals and five organizations in Massachusetts were recognized today at the 2018 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s New England regional office. The environmental leaders were among 28 recipients across New England honored for their work to protect New England’s environment.

Robert L. Zimmerman Jr., William S. […]

Massachusetts Energy Storage Program Wins Award

Green Energy Times Staff

Every other year, the Clean Energy State Alliance (CESA) gives out six State Leadership in Clean Energy (SLICE) awards. CESA is a nonprofit coalition of public agencies working to promote clean technology, and the SLICE awards highlight model programs and projects that accelerate clean energy technologies and strengthen clean […]

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $480,000 for Clean Energy Education Programs

NEW BEDFORD – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $480,000 in funding to three Massachusetts high schools for hands-on learning and academic training programs that prepare students to pursue clean energy and STEM higher education majors and careers. The grants, totaling $160,000 each, were awarded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to Essex North Shore […]

Cuttyhunk Island’s Microgrid

The Market at Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts. Photo: John Phelan, Wikimedia Commons

By George Harvey

The Elizabeth Islands form a small chain between mainland Massachusetts and the island of Martha’s Vineyard. The westernmost of these has the small community of Cuttyhunk. Because it has only fifty full-time residents, a submarine cable to supply power […]

MA Senate Bill 2545 – Mind Boggling PV Progressive legislation!

The Senate passed S.2545 unanimously – in a decisive bi-partisan message to the House. The bill includes almost everything we could want in a clean energy bill.

The […]

Don’t let Eversource punish people who choose solar!

Don’t let Eversource punish people who install solar panels on their home with confusing new charges. Urge your legislators to stand strong for Massachusetts’ clean energy leadership.

Utilities hate competition. And they have no qualms about trying to […]

Charlie Baker’s Record on Climate Action and Consumer Protection

from Blue Mass Group

Charlie Baker didn’t run for governor on a platform of consumer protection or climate action. But now that he thinks climate change is real and man-made, he talks a lot about his administration’s work on clean energy and climate change, even as his messaging to his base, and his reelection campaign, […]

MA OFFSHORE ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH PUBLIC FORUM TO BE HELD ON JULY 11, 2017

WHOI and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Office of Environmental Programs will host a discussion on BOEM’s mission to manage development of U.S. outer continental shelf energy and mineral resources, with a focus on using the best available scientific research to inform decisions. Presenters will include Dr. William Y. (Bill) Brown, BOEM’s Chief Environmental […]

United States Climate Alliance

The Republican governors of Vermont and Massachusetts have come out in support of the Paris Climate Agreement (PCA), joining governors of a growing number of other states.

On June 1, only a short time after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the PCA, several states started taking a stand in […]

PH Mass June meeting

Building the First Multifamily Passive House in Massachusetts PH Mass June 13, 2017 6:30 to 8 PM @ BSA Boston Michelle Apigian and Richard O’Dwyer, ICON Architecture

Conceived as a demonstration project intended to set a replicable standard for high-quality. low-carbon development, The Distilleryis the largest Passive House project in Massachusetts. Located near Boston’s […]