Vote Solar Statement on Gov. Baker's SOTC Commitment of Net Zero Carbon Emissions in Massachusetts by 2050

“Governor Baker's commitment to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 will set Massachusetts back on a long term path to climate leadership. We hope that he will follow that up with new policies to immediately accelerate the growth of clean, local solar power. The Governor's administration is currently weighing an expansion of the Solar Massachusetts ...


Vote Solar Testifies in Favor of Tripling Massachusetts Solar Program

As part of testimony in front of today’s State Senate Global Warming and Climate Change Committee oversight hearing on the Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program, Vote Solar called for accelerating the growth of local solar to meet the global warming and clean energy requirements set by the Massachusetts Legislature. Vote Solar urged the Commonwealth ...

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 ...