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 ...


Vote Solar and Community Advocates Welcome 1,600 MW Increase to SMART, Urge Bold Leadership to Jumpstart Solar Jobs

Solar advocacy groups commend DOER for incremental improvements to the Commonwealth’s solar incentive program Renews call on Governor and Legislature for bold action on solar and renewable energy in face of COVID-19 pandemic and climate crisis, especially to serve disadvantaged communities Solar can support recovery from the pandemic by reducing health-harming pollution while supporting new ...

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 ...