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Why Are Taxpayer Dollars Still Being Used to Back Solar Loans?

August 12, 2015 by Katherine Tweed

Solar Energy and Solar Loans

Massachusetts just closed a comment period on the forthcoming $30 million Mass Solar Loan program. For at least one player in the solar market, the public comment period was a chance to ask why Massachusetts is spending taxpayer money to back solar loans for qualified individuals.[read more]

Does Massachusetts' Grid Modernization Plan Go Far Enough?

June 22, 2014 by Katherine Tweed

Massachusetts joins a small but growing group of states rethinking their electricity grids and how they should be operated and paid for. Massachusetts is betting that real-time interval data and smart meters will unlock more grid investment, distributed renewable energy and efficiency.[read more]

Net Metering Is in the Air: Solar Energy Progress in Massachusetts and Other States

March 19, 2014 by Rosana Francescato

Massachusettes Solar

Last week, we reported on recent legislation in Massachusetts that would increase homeowners’ access to net metering across the state. The legislation would be good for solar, and it seems likely to pass in solar-friendly Massachusetts.[read more]