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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 City Saves Millions with Efficiency Programs

Energy efficiency brings Lowell $4.7M in savings Lowell Sun, July 19, 2016 The city has saved about $4.7 million on energy costs since starting an efficiency and solar-energy program in 2010, according to a new report. [mks_pullquote align=”left” width=”300″ size=”20″ bg_color=”#8224e3″ txt_color=”#ffffff”]Estimated savings from the project are calculated by comparing costs each year with costs […]

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MA Energy Policies on the Move

Ryan Pollin, ERS, for Zondits The State House in Boston has been working through numerous energy proposals this spring and summer, and the impacts will soon be felt across Massachusetts. [mks_pullquote align=”left” width=”300″ size=”20″ bg_color=”#81d742″ txt_color=”#ffffff”]The Governor’s “pipeline tax” has been contended and debated from the streets to the state supreme court.[/mks_pullquote]Last month the House […]

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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 […]