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Hundreds Rally in Chicago to Support the EPA’s Clean Energy Incentive Program

, policy analyst, Clean Energy

This was the only public hearing scheduled on the CEIP in the entire country, placing Illinois front and center on clean energy. Read more >

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Tesla and SolarCity: Do They Fit Together?

, Kendall Science Fellow

I don’t know if Elon Musk is going to succeed, but there are synergies between EVs and solar so the basic concept seems sound. Read more >

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Massachusetts’s Clean Energy Victory: A Long Night, a Major Bill, and a Bright Future

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

A few minutes before midnight last night came the news that the Massachusetts legislature passed the omnibus energy bill that had been under development for months (years, actually). The process involved a whole lot of pieces trying to fit together in one rational jigsaw puzzle. So where did we end up? A pretty good place, actually. Read more >

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Massachusetts on Verge of Energy Greatness

, president

In case you missed the news, the Massachusetts House and Senate just did something big that we should all celebrate. Read more >

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Boldness in the Massachusetts Energy Bill: The Who, What, and Why

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

Massachusetts is on the verge of legislative greatness in the energy and climate space. How far and how fast we go and grow in clean energy is now in the hands of six key legislators. Here’s who they are, what’s in play, and why it all really, really matters. Read more >

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