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Local Solar Saved New Englanders $1.1 Billion+

New Report Quantifies Energy, Public Health, & Climate Cost Savings of Local Solar Montpelier, VT— Newly available data demonstrates the enormous benefit of local solar power to everyone in New England. From 2014 to 2019, small-scale solar in New England saved utilities and their customers more than $1.1 billion in wholesale electricity costs. Notably, these ...

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Eversource, Solar and Low-income Advocates Submit New Guidelines for Solar Program

Unique collaboration supports expanding solar access to low-income families in Massachusetts Boston, MA -- Eversource Energy, the Low-Income Weatherization and Fuel Assistance Program Network, Nexamp, Vote Solar, the City of New Bedford, People Acting in Community Endeavors, and National Consumer Law Center have all signed on to comments submitted to the Department of Energy Resources ...


Net Metering

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The Price of the Massachusetts Solar Impasse

It has been a year since an unnecessary cap on one of our most important solar programs—net metering—started slamming the brakes on solar projects across Massachusetts. That's an entire year of lost jobs, missed consumer savings and stalled renewable energy progress. And along with our friends at the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), we released ...