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Massachusetts Issues New Clean Energy Standard Affecting the Electricity Sector
With new regulations issued last Friday, August 11, Massachusetts continues to strengthen investment opportunities for new renewable/clean energy in the Northeast. Those regulations were issued by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and are referred to as the Clean Energy Standard.
United States
17 Aug 2017
Massachusetts Issues Major New Solar Energy Regulations
On June 5, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) issued emergency regulations to launch its next major phase of solar energy incentives in Massachusetts.
United States
7 Jun 2017
Massachusetts Legislature Approves Solar Energy Bill
On April 6, the Massachusetts legislature passed significant solar energy legislation that is likely to be signed by Governor Baker.
United States
11 Apr 2016
The Future Of Net Metering Caps For Solar Technologies In Massachusetts
The Massachusetts legislature is expected to change existing state laws regarding net metering for renewable energy technologies before the end of the current legislative session, which is expected to conclude at the end of the year.
United States
7 Nov 2015
SREC-II Begins The Next Chapter Of Solar In Massachusetts
The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) began 2014 by proposing on Friday, January 3, new regulations for furthering Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's goal of 1,600 megawatts of solar generation in the Commonwealth by 2020.
United States
7 Jan 2014
Meeting Electric Generation Need: Through Markets or State-Mandated Contracts?
Recently, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities answered -- at least for now -- the question of whether it would allow market forces to determine where and when new electric generation gets built in the Commonwealth or whether it would bow to legislative pressure and mandate ratepayer-subsidized contracts for such generation.
United States
1 Jun 2013
FERC Rules That Competitive Transmission Trumps Negotiated Contract Rights
In a May 17 order (the "New England Compliance Order") on the New England compliance filing in response to Order No. 1000 ("Order 1000"), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") rejected efforts by the New England transmission owners to retain their exclusive rights to build new transmission in the region.
United States
25 May 2013
Putting Together The Renewable Energy Puzzle
Including more renewable energy as part of our electric energy supply mix is a public policy goal most people would agree with in principle.
United States
6 Nov 2012
FERC Announces Major New Rule On Electric Transmission Planning And Cost Allocation
On July 21, 2011, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (the "Commission") issued its Final Rule in its rulemaking proceeding on Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation ("Order No. 1000").
United States
5 Aug 2011
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