What to do about Massachusetts’ Sputtering Solar Market?

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With solar installations down dramatically in Massachusetts, a national advocacy group is calling for the state to triple its solar energy target to 4,800 MW. In a new report, Vote Solar says that the policy change is crucial if the state expects to meet its clean energy goals and generate solar jobs. The new target would apply to Solar … [Read more...]

Massachusetts to Offer $14M in Energy Resiliency Grants for Microgrids & Other Backup at Medical Facilities

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Massachusetts appears to be on an energy innovation roll this month, today with news that it will offer $14 million in energy resiliency grants for critical care facilities. The announcement by the Baker-Polito administration comes less than a week after the state said it plans to seek applications for at least $10 million in energy storage … [Read more...]

Massachusetts Awards $7M for Community Microgrid & Resiliency Projects

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Massachusetts last week awarded $7.4 million for community microgrid and resiliency projects, part of a larger $40 million program aimed at preventing power outages that could jeopardize critical services in towns and cities. Six clean energy projects received the first round of grants from the Community Clean Energy Resiliency Initiative. “This … [Read more...]