Oil Heat Efficiency Fund passes Senate!

After years of advocacy, the Senate yesterday took action on oil heat efficiency.  With 32% of the state burning oil, with an average 20 year old furnace, and little access to energy efficiency, this measure is a huge step forward for low-income customers seeking support in upgrading their heating systems!…

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Our New Editorial on Energy

Dear editors – There is a great opportunity currently as efforts evolve to reduce our carbon emissions as a state, while lifting up low-income communities hammered by energy costs.  Our energy efficiency programs consistently rate as the nation’s best according to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy.  We…

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Oil heat furnace victory!!!

Thanks to everyone who has made calls or advocated for oil heating furnaces to be included in Massachusetts’ energy efficiency programs. Over 50 programs and shelters utilize inefficient oil heat, costing them thousands. Only just recently, rules changes allowed for oil heated furnaces to be replaced with efficient units. We…

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Testimony against rate hikes

To whom it may concern at DPU – I am writing in opposition to the new tiered rate system proposed by National Grid.  We have successfully built new small scale solar projects in Worcester, and also linked nonprofits with community solar projects that generate savings for low-income housing providers, allowing…

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