May 2015

Utility Scale Energy Storage growing rapidly

May 31, 2015
GTM Research report says that the United States will deploy 220 MW of new energy storage capacity, with 89 percent of the additions coming in front of the meter and 11 percent behind the meter in 2015.

MassCEC solar requests for information and proposals

May 29, 2015

This week, MassCEC issued a Request for Information and two Requests for Proposals.  Details and more information below.

$500 billion and $5 trillion in fossil fuel subsidies

May 28, 2015

The International Monetary Fund has found that fossil fuels receive $500 billion a year in direct subsidies and $5 trillion a year in indirect subsidies a year. 

ACTION ALERT: Keep solar working for Massachusetts!

May 27, 2015

We need your help to keep solar working for Massachusetts!  Join our June 2nd Thunderclap. Click here to sign up or read below for more information.

Solar Power and Net Metering: Good for Ratepayers

May 21, 2015

Solar power is creating jobs, diversifying New England’s energy mix, cleaning our air and helping the region fight climate change. Yet many questions have been raised regarding the impact of solar on the electric grid and its fairness to non-solar utility customers and to all ratepayers. We should have a nuanced conversation about equity when discussing any source of energy, but at the end of the day, are solar and net metering—the way we buy and sell distributed energy in almost all of the United States—good for ratepayers?