Clean Energy Legislation Moves Forward

Solar advocates react to agreement by conference committee, highlighting critical missing piece – raising the solar net metering cap Today, the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate will vote on an agreement on clean energy. The compromise legislation requires Eversource to revise its solar ‘demand charge,’ a rare regulatory intervention by the legislature, increases the ...


Massachusetts Municipal Leaders Urge Swift Passage of Pending Clean Energy Legislation

Leaders from New Bedford to Northampton push for raising the solar net metering cap, eliminating Eversource’s ‘demand charge’ and increasing the Renewable Portfolio Standard With less than a week left before the end of the legislative session, municipal leaders from across the Commonwealth sent a letter today urging the Massachusetts House and Senate to act ...

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 ...