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 ...


Report: Massachusetts Solar Policy Falls Short of Climate Mandate

Vote Solar calls for tripling the SMART Program to 4,800 MW to unlock solar jobs, savings and health benefits A report released today by Vote Solar reveals that an inconsistent policy environment is dramatically slowing the growth of the Commonwealth’s solar industry, putting Massachusetts in danger of falling short when it comes to achieving its ...

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 ...