Sets Appliance Efficiency Standards and Sets Path for Strong Building Codes
In a far-reaching climate bill scheduled to be signed today, Massachusetts commits to halving greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, while embracing new energy-saving policies to help achieve the targets. The law sets efficiency standards for 17 residential […]
Solar array on MassDOT Highway Division office property in Northampton, MA. MassDOT photo
All solar photovoltaics (PVs) have one very special characteristic. While they only produce electricity during daylight hours, they also produce at just the time electricity demand is at its highest. This is particularly important because they replace the most […]
The Baker-Polito Administration awarded $250,000 in grants to support the development of clean energy projects in 20 cities and towns across Massachusetts. The grants, funded by the Department of Energy Resources’ (DOER) Municipal Energy Technical Assistance (META) program, are used by Massachusetts municipalities, regional school districts, and water/wastewater districts to aid in the management of […]
Community Invited to Participate in Public Planning Process for Mass Save® Programs
CAMBRIDGE – As part of the Commonwealth’s celebration of Energy Efficiency Day, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Commissioner Patrick Woodcock today visited Cadbury Commons, an assisted living facility in Cambridge, which recently benefited from a $700,000 grant from DOER to support […]
103 Communities Receive Funds for Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Projects
BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $13,000,558 in Green Communities competitive grants to 103 municipalities across Massachusetts to fund clean energy projects. With today’s announcement, the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has awarded over $136 million to Green Communities in Designation Grants […]
Climate Justice Coalition Urges State Reps to Close Loophole for Polluting Power Plants in MA Climate Bill
(Springfield) A diverse coalition of community, social, civic, and public health organizations sent a strongly-worded letterto Springfield state representatives urging them to close a loophole in the House climate package that would pave the way for a controversial […]
Program Will Promote Use of Clean Energy When Costly Electricity Demand is Highest
BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the launch of the first-in-the-nation Clean Peak Energy Standard (CPS), a financial incentive program that promotes the use of clean energy technologies to supply power when electricity demand is at its highest, also known as […]
Changes Will Increase Solar Production While Protecting Natural Resources
BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced final updates to the Commonwealth’s Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program after filing emergency regulations in April. As a result of a robust stakeholder and public comment process, the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) implemented revisions to […]
BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the expansion of the Commonwealth’s electric vehicle rebate program, Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) to include commercial and nonprofit fleets. Building on the Administration’s December 2019 announcement committing at least $27 million per year in 2020 and 2021 to electric vehicle incentive programs, the expansion of […]
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