News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Diverse coalition rallies to lift solar energy caps on the heels of unanimous Mass. Senate vote

One week after the Massachusetts Senate voted unanimously to lift the cap on the state’s most important solar program, a coalition of labor, business, low-income, and environmental organizations rallied at the State House urging state leaders to finish the job.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Mass. launches 10-city solar tour to highlight local effects of net metering caps

As limits on a key program slow the growth of solar energy in more than 170 cities and towns, Environment Massachusetts kicked off a 10-city tour today to bring attention to the effects of the solar caps on communities across the state.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

As net metering debate continues, report shows benefits of solar energy far outweigh costs

Solar panels deliver benefits to the electric grid and to society at large that are greater than the compensation their owners receive through net metering, according to a report released today by the Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

As solar impasse continues, Legislature considers options

Boston – As the impasse over the state’s solar net metering program enters its third month, the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities, and Energy held a hearing today to consider solar energy legislation.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Boston ranks 4th for solar power in the Northeast

Boston — Boston has more solar energy per capita than most other major cities in the Northeast, besting New York and Philadelphia by a wide margin in a new report released today by the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Boston ranks 4th for solar power in the Northeast

Boston — Boston has more solar energy per capita than most other major cities in the Northeast, besting New York and Philadelphia by a wide margin in a new report released today by the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

Report | Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

After cap is hit, broad coalition stands up for solar energy

Boston — One week after a cap on an important clean energy program was hit, leaving the future of solar energy in Massachusetts in doubt, a broad coalition of low-income advocates, business leaders, health advocates, environmental organizations, and others gathered at the State House in support of solar.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Net metering cap is hit, leaving Massachusetts’ solar future uncertain

Boston – Massachusetts’ rapidly growing solar industry faced a potential setback today as the net metering cap for privately-owned solar projects in National Grid’s service territory was hit.

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