July 21, 2024

Clean Heat Standard (CHS)

Maryland Governor's Office
Maryland Governor Creates Climate Subcabinet
Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (D) signed a sweeping executive order calling for the state to establish a zero-emission heating equipment standard and a new clean heat standard to be added to the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard.
Massachusetts Clean Heat Standard Reignites Debate over Biogas
Arguments over alternative fuels are a main point of contention in the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s development of a clean heat standard.
Massachusetts DEP
Mass. Stakeholders Debate the Scope of Clean Heat Standard
Massachusetts energy providers, consumers and climate advocates presented contrasting visions of what solutions should be included in a clean heat standard.
BYD North America
Vt. to Adopt More Robust Regs for Heavy-duty ZEVs
The Vt. Agency of Natural Resources will adopt four California vehicle emission standards by the end of the year so they will be effective for model year 2026.
Vt. House Sustains Veto of Clean Heat Standard Bill
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott vetoed a bill to create a Clean Heat Standard, saying it had no detail on costs and impacts.
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Mass. Commission Readies Proposal for State Clean Heat Standard
Massachusetts Undersecretary of Energy Judy Chang revealed potential Commission on Clean Heat recommendations in a draft 2025/2030 Clean Energy and Climate Plan.
Vt. House Approves Bill to Create Clean Heat Standard
Vermont’s House of Representatives passed a bill that would implement a clean heat standard, as recommended by the state's Climate Council.
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Vt. Lawmakers Working on Clean Heat Standard Bill
Vermont lawmakers are working on a bill that would implement a Clean Heat Standard in the state starting in 2024.
Without TCI-P, Vt. Will Explore Joining Western Climate Initiative
The Western Climate Initiative is one option the Vermont Climate Council will explore to replace TCI-P in its Climate Action Plan released in December.
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Vermont Climate Council Adopts ‘Initial Climate Action Plan’
The Vermont Climate Council voted 19-4 to adopt an Initial Climate Action Plan with the expectation that it will update it next year.

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