Something big to celebrate in the world of US offshore wind as 2017 winds down: We’ve just hit the deadline for proposals to build the first projects in response to Massachusetts’ pioneering 2016 energy diversity law. And the responses from the three holders of offshore wind leases off Massachusetts are in.
December 21, 2017 1:40 PM EDT
May 16, 2017 11:35 AM EDT
A new analysis shows how strengthening a key Massachusetts energy policy can create jobs, cut pollution, and manage risks. Here are 5 questions (and answers) about what’s at stake and what the study tells us. Read more >
December 22, 2016 2:54 PM EDT
With the Clean Power Plan’s future up in the air, and concerns about how science might fare given the recent election results, some may think 2016 wasn’t a great year for clean energy. However, lots of great state level policies were passed — some with bipartisan support—and there’s even some good news on the national front. Read more >
September 28, 2016 2:53 PM EDT
Some people get excited about fall because of the beautiful foliage, the delightful blend of sunny days and crisp cool nights, and the bountiful harvests of apples and other tasty treats. I love all that, too. But I also enjoy this time of year because it brings the annual assessment of how states are doing on energy efficiency. And this year was more of a nail-biter than most.
Whoever’s on top, though, it’s clear that when states make progress on energy efficiency, we all win. Read more >
September 19, 2016 12:52 PM EDT
Conventional wisdom holds that the politics of climate change has become so polarized that bipartisan action is all but impossible.
Massachusetts has just deflated that balloon. Read more >