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Gov. Charlie Baker / Photo by Wendy Maeda/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Gov. Baker Files Bill To Encourage Expansion Of Solar Power

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker has filed legislation he says will encourage the growth of solar energy projects in Massachusetts.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

Congressman Kennedy Warns Southcoast of Rising Energy Costs

Congressman Joe Kennedy warns of much higher energy costs in the near future.

Kennedy addressed members of the SouthCoast Development Partnership at UMass Law Friday morning, saying independent auctions for energy supplies have placed Southern New England behind the 8-ball, with speculators saying the area will not be able to address energy demands, causing rates to skyrocket in 2018

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM

City’s Tenth And Final Solar Project Commissioned At Business Park

New Bedford's newest solar project was unveiled Tuesday afternoon at New Bedford Business Park, bringing the city's total number of large-scale projects to ten.

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Rendition from Cape Wind
Rendition from Cape Wind

Cape Wind Project Dealt Setback

 

Two major utilities have terminated their contracts to buy power from the proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound, saying project managers had missed a crucial deadline.

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Darren McCollester/Getty Images

NStar Rates Will Likely Increase

National Grid is announcing rate increases up to 37% more than a customer's typical bill.

NStar customers may be in for similar increases as well. NStar spokesman Mike Durand tells WBSM News with more coal-fired power plants across the region closing, the demand for natural gas is quite high, but the infrastructure needs serious updates to meet the demand

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Steven Martins/Facebook

Martins: ‘Just Energy’ Scaling Back Operations In New Bedford

An energy company looking to branch into New Bedford is pulling back for the time being.

Representatives from the company "Just Energy" reached out to Ward Two City Councilor Steven Martins after he filed a motion call

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New Bedford To Be Cape Wind Staging Area

The developers of a proposed wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod have signed a lease agreement with the state to use New Bedford for staging and construction of the 130 turbine project.

Gov. Deval Patrick joined Cape Wind officials in making the official announcement on Friday at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's Wind Technology Testing Center in Boston

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell announcing the city-wide update to streetlights at Hazelwood Park in the West End.
Greg Desrosiers/TSM - Mayor Jon Mitchell announcing the city-wide update to streetlights at Hazelwood Park in the West End.

New Light Fixture To Be Installed Throughout New Bedford

The streets of New Bedford will soon be a little brighter.

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How To Beat An Afternoon Slump

Before you reach for another cup of coffee, there's an easier way to feel more alert in the late afternoon.

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Solar Energy Options In Massachusetts

As electricity prices continue to rise homeowners are increasingly viewing solar energy as a way they can reduce their overall energy costs.

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