Post Tagged with: "Massachusetts"

Massachusetts sets high bar for 2020 energy storage target

Massachusetts sets high bar for 2020 energy storage target

July 10, 2017 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Massachusetts has set a 200 megawatt hour (MWh) energy storage target to be achieved by Jan. 1, 2020. The target, set by the Department of Energy Resources (DOER), builds upon Governor Charlie Baker’s Energy Storage Initiative (ESI), a $10 million commitment to analyze opportunities to support Commonwealth storage companies andRead More

Massachusetts extends Solar Renewable Energy Credit program (is net metering cap next?)

Massachusetts extends Solar Renewable Energy Credit program (is net metering cap next?)

March 24, 2017 at 8:33 am Comments are Disabled

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has announced plans to extend the Commonwealth’s successful Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC 2) program until it completes a long-term replacement. Since its inception, the SREC 2 program has led Massachusetts to more than 1,600 megawatts of solar development and supported thousands ofRead More

Massachusetts to extend its Solar Renewable Energy Credit program

Massachusetts to extend its Solar Renewable Energy Credit program

February 1, 2017 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced today plans to extend the Commonwealth’s successful Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC 2) program further into 2017 along with a new proposal for a long-term replacement of the program. Since its inception, the SREC 2 program has led Massachusetts to more thanRead More

Energy storage is now a priority in Massachusetts — so attend this free class on storage systems from OutBack Power

Energy storage is now a priority in Massachusetts — so attend this free class on storage systems from OutBack Power

October 5, 2016 at 7:50 am Comments are Disabled

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed house bill 4568 in August that allows users to store and discharge energy as needed instead of purchasing or generating more expensive energy during times of peak demand. To help locals prep for this diverse new energy world, OutBack Power Technologies is teaming up with altE Store, a solarRead More

Northeast Solar Boom: Untapped commercial deals are about to pay off in New England

Northeast Solar Boom: Untapped commercial deals are about to pay off in New England

April 18, 2016 at 11:30 am 2 comments

The state of California has long been considered an environmental leader in this country, spearheading growth in the solar industry with more than 11 GW installed to date. Yet, it’s time for a new region to step into the spotlight. In the coming years, the Northeast of the United StatesRead More

Massachusetts reaches net metering compromise — a win for solar?

Massachusetts reaches net metering compromise — a win for solar?

April 7, 2016 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

The biggest solar and state net metering impasse has reached its end. State legislators in Massachusetts (both House and Senate) have agreed on legislation to raise the state’s net metering caps by 3 percent, and it will decrease the reimbursement rate paid to most solar energy producers by 40 percent. The lower rateRead More

Inaction on net metering policy is killing solar industry, jobs in Massachusetts

Inaction on net metering policy is killing solar industry, jobs in Massachusetts

March 31, 2016 at 10:27 am 2 comments

What happened to the power of job creation as a political tool? States and local jurisdictions seem to hang on to industries like coal, oil and fracking despite their potential harm to the environment and choose to rarely implement regulations that might adversely affect them because, you know: JOBS! Well,Read More

Massachusetts General Hospital installs 467-kW rooftop solar array

Massachusetts General Hospital installs 467-kW rooftop solar array

March 22, 2016 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

J.M. Electrical Company, Inc., premier professionals in advanced automated building system installations, and solar developer 621 Energy  completed a 476-kW solar PV energy system installation that will power the Massachusetts General Hospital research and parking facility located in Charlestown, Mass. The rooftop PV system was designed by 621 Energy and isRead More

Solect Energy creates new solar financing options for small businesses

Solect Energy creates new solar financing options for small businesses

March 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Solect Energy, a full-service commercial-scale solar developer and installer in Massachusetts, debuted three new financing options to help Massachusetts small businesses cut their costs by shifting to solar energy. The “Solar for Small Business” program builds upon Solect’s six-year track record of bringing smart, cost-effective solar solutions to larger businesses andRead More

SEIA lays out local solar advocacy agenda at PV Conference in Boston

SEIA lays out local solar advocacy agenda at PV Conference in Boston

February 29, 2016 at 11:11 am 1 comment

Now freed from the unenviable task of lobbying Congress and actually getting them to do something (ahead of a deadline), the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is readying its post-ITC agenda, and the PV Conference & Expo in Boston was the perfect location to kick it off. The reason isRead More

 
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