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New Bedford Lighting the Way for Renewable Energy
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON — The Blackstone Valley bills itself as the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, and New Bedford was once a major producer of the whale oil used in lamps and candles.
Now, business groups in those areas are asking lawmakers to boost the state's commitment to renewable…
DONG Energy Enters 50/50 Partnership with Eversource
BOSTON (AP) _ Eversource Energy says it has acquired a 50 percent ownership interest in a proposed offshore wind farm off the Massachusetts coast.
Officials said the project, known as Bay State Wind, would be located about 15-25 miles south of Martha's Vineyard and when completed could generate …
Senate Bill Would Boost State’s Reliance on Renewable Energy
BOSTON (AP) — Leaders in the Massachusetts Senate have unveiled a bill designed to ramp up the state's reliance on renewable sources of energy, including offshore wind and hydropower.
The plan detailed Friday establishes more aggressive energy targets than a similar bill approved by the Ho…
Massachusetts House Approves Hydro/Offshore Wind Bill
BOSTON (AP) — Legislation that could make hydro and wind power a bigger part of the state's energy mix has overwhelmingly passed the Massachusetts House.
The bill approved Wednesday on a 154-1 vote would require utilities to solicit long-term contracts for importing an additional 1,200 meg…

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