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Building Technology, Programs & Policy, Whole Building

New Buildings Face Drastic Changes with Boston Zoning Plans

18 Jan , 2021  

energynews.us, 1/18/2021. The initiative is among the most aggressive of existing or proposed strategies to cut energy consumption in buildings, which are responsible for 70% of the city’s carbon output. The city of Boston is laying plans to require newly constructed large buildings to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, a move supporters hope will help […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Renewables

New England Faces Risk of Rollings Blackouts Without New Pipelines

19 Feb , 2018  

Pipeline

New England grid operator warns of rolling blackouts without new pipelines Telegram, Janurary 19, 2018 THE ISSUE: While New England has become increasingly reliant on natural gas to produce electricity, some say pipeline capacity hasn’t kept pace with demand. THE IMPACT: Grid operator ISO New England warns that fuel insecurity could lead to rolling blackouts […]

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Efficiency in Action, Markets & Business

Umass Partners With Eversource to Improve the University’s Energy Efficiency

15 Sep , 2017  

UMass, Eversource sign energy efficiency partnership The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, September 5, 2017 The University of Massachusetts and Eversource have agreed on a partnership with hopes to increase the University’s energy efficiency. Eversource, an energy providing company that serves much of Western Massachusetts, will collaborate with UMass in major construction and renovation projects that hope […]

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Program Implementation, Programs & Policy

Stamford’s Large-Scale Energy Efficiency Plan

20 Jun , 2016  

Stamford to launch state’s first massive energy-efficiency plan Stamford Advocate, June 14, 2016 The city will become the first in the state to launch a large-scale energy-efficiency plan that officials estimate could save as much as $1 million a year. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy joined Mayor David Martin on Tuesday at the Government Center to announce […]

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