News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Bill for 100% renewable energy approved by Senate committee

Legislation that would commit Massachusetts to a future powered by 100 percent renewable energy has cleared a key hurdle, senators announced yesterday.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Students call on colleges, universities to switch to 100% renewable energy

With Boston University on track to purchase 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by the end of 2018, students, faculty, and environmental advocates announced a statewide campaign today calling on other colleges and universities to make similar commitments.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Solar advocates ask legislators to advance policy before deadline

Advocates delivered a letter today signed by 57 environmental and civic organizations and solar businesses asking the Legislature's energy committee to approve legislation to expand solar energy prior to a key deadline.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

New Jersey announces largest offshore wind commitment in the nation

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced a commitment to obtain 3,500 megawatts of offshore wind by 2030 in a press conference today, exceeding targets set by Massachusetts and New York.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Progress on energy storage can expedite the shift to clean energy

Energy storage is poised to play a growing role in transitioning the electric grid to 100 percent clean, renewable energy, according to a new white paper released today by the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.