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National Grid Zeros in on Aggressive Energy Efficiency Targets

The kilowatt you never use: How National Grid plans to save customers $3.6B through efficiency Utility Dive, August 31, 2016 According to ACEEE, Massachusetts’ approach to efficiency “has resulted in one of the most ambitious fully-funded state savings targets, incremental electric savings targets ramping up from 2.5% to 2.6% from 2013-2015.” And the state gives […]

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Massachusetts Gets Top ACEEE Nod for Energy Efficiency

Amber Plante for Zondits, October 28, 2015. Image credit: vickie4kelley Massachusetts has edged out California (#2) and Vermont (#3) to rank for the fifth straight year as the most energy-efficient state, according to the ninth annual American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Scorecard. Massachusetts owes its 2015 success to its support of the Green […]

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Solar Developers Are Reaching Targets Earlier than Expected

Massachusetts on target to exceed solar energy goals, amid debate over solar incentives Mass Live, September 8, 2015. Image credit: 15299 Massachusetts could reach its targets for solar energy early, if lawmakers lift a cap on a state program that helps solar developers, Baker administration officials said Tuesday. State law sets a goal of generating 1,600 […]

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Massachusetts Governor Trying to Improve the Energy Grid

Massachusetts Governor Hopes to Upgrade Natural Gas Pipelines While Leaving Room for Solar and Wind Energy Gita Subramony for Zondits Charlie Baker, the newly inaugurated governor of Massachusetts, has recognized that his state pays high rates for energy. In an effort to reduce prices the administration has made natural gas infrastructure a priority. Despite the […]