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Clean energy program receives Central Mass. bids

Sam Bonacci |

A clean energy purchasing program launched by the states of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island has received numerous Central Massachusetts bids to deliver clean energy.

Ad campaign targets utilities in brewing energy debate


With an expansion of solar incentives bottled up in committee and a battle over a comprehensive new state energy policy looming this spring, the Environmental League of Massachusetts Action Fund...

National Grid investing $1.2B in energy efficiency

Sam Bonacci |

National Grid plans to invest just under $1.2 billion into energy efficiency programs over the next three years, with an expected payoff of $3.6 billion in savings for customers.

Partnership unites wind, hydro for clean energy bill


A group of corporate partners representing the often-times competing interests of hydroelectric, on-shore wind and transmission have forged a new coalition to push lawmakers to embrace policies put...

Divestment group appeals to pension board


A group seeking divestment of fossil fuel assets from the state pension fund plans to deliver a letter ahead of a meeting of the Pension Reserve Investment Management Board on Tuesday.

Millionaire's tax could hit small(ish) businesses hard

Sam Bonacci |

The proposed Millionaire's tax could impact business owners operating in Massachusetts.

Separated Cumberland and Gulf eye revenue growth


Having gone their separate ways, Cumberland and Gulf are looking to even greater opportunities.

Federal regulator probes electric transmission amid rising costs

Matt Pilon Hartford Business Journal News Editor |

A federal energy regulatory agency has determined the ratemaking process for New England's electricity transmission prices lacks adequate transparency and is unjust and is working on changes that...

Net metering needs to be preserved

I am writing in response to the article, "Solar Without Subsidy" from Jan. 18. It is important to note that, despite assertions by utility industry spokespeople that solar is doing just...

Mass. strong enough for GE

JOHN J. MAHONEY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

The announcement that General Electric will be moving its headquarters to Boston marks a great victory for the state of Massachusetts. We will now be home to a multinational and...

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