April 17, 2024


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Everett LNG Contracts Face Skepticism in DPU Proceedings
Proposed supply agreements between Constellation and Massachusetts gas utilities which would keep the Everett Marine Terminal operating through 2030 are facing pushback from environmental organizations and the Attorney General’s Office.
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Mass. Commission Issues Recs on Energy Project Siting, Permitting
The Commission on Energy Infrastructure Siting and Permitting issued detailed recommendations to state lawmakers as they consider significant revisions to state processes for developing energy projects.
New England States’ OSW Procurement Receives 5,454 MW in Bids
The coordinated offshore wind procurements of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island received a total of 5,454 MW in bids from four developers, falling short of the 6,000-MW solicitation cap.
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Report Shows Uneven Burdens of Power Infrastructure in Mass.
As the Massachusetts legislature gears up to address permitting and siting challenges for clean energy infrastructure, a new report shows how the state has disproportionately sited electricity infrastructure in environmental justice communities.
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Panel Connects Clean Energy Transition to Boston’s Big Dig
An event by Advanced Energy United drew connections between the infrastructure needs of the clean energy transition and Boston’s Big Dig highway project.
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NECA Renewables Conference Highlights Transmission Challenges
Transmission limits remain a major barrier to scaling up wind and solar energy to meet state decarbonization goals, speakers at the NECA’s Renewable Energy Conference said.
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Constellation Reaches Agreements to Keep Everett LNG Terminal Open
Eversource and National Grid have reached agreements with Constellation to keep the Everett Marine Terminal open for six more years, pending approval from the state.
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Report Outlines Cost Savings of All-electric Buildings in Mass.
A recent report by Groundwork Data illustrates the savings in store for all-electric building owners as gas costs increase in the state.
9 States Agree to Accelerate Home Heat Pump Installations
A memorandum of understanding announced Feb. 7 sets a goal of heat pump technology comprising 65% of residential heating, cooling and water heating equipment sales by 2030.
National Grid
Mass. Gas Working Group Finalizes Recommendations to Legislature
The recommendations for the state's gas pipe replacement program highlight some key areas of contention between the gas utilities, climate organizations and state officials.

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