National Grid US forges ahead with decarbonisation plan

The company aims to ditch fossil fuels for its heating systems in New York and Massachusetts by 2050

New York unveils plans to develop regional hydrogen hub

Governor Kathy Hochul announced New York has signed a multi-state agreement, including with an initial group of 40 hydrogen partners

Saugus Middle High School achieves LEED Platinum certification

The achievement makes it the first project to be publicly funded through the Massachusetts School Building Authority to reach the highest level of LEED certification

Massachusetts expands solar programme to 3.2GW

The expansion will see 175MW of projects get the green light following an 18-month wait

Massachusetts governor signs new legislation to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

An emissions limit of no less than 50% for 2030 and no less than 75% for 2040 must be set under the new law

Massachusetts governor targets net zero carbon by 2050

Governor Charlie Baker made the announcement while delivering the 2020 State of the Commonwealth Address yesterday

Tesla batteries could back up US wind farm

Proposals for a giant offshore wind farm in the US paired with Tesla’s battery storage system have been announced. Deepwater Wind has unveiled plans for the 144MW Revolution Wind Farm off Massachusetts, with a 40MWh battery storage unit, which would store electricity and deliver it when needed. The company submitted its bid last week in […]

California and Massachusetts top US energy efficiency charts

California and Massachusetts are the most energy efficient states in the US. They shared top spot in rankings devised by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE). For Massachusetts, this is its sixth consecutive year in first place, though this time it has to share the accolade with the ‘Golden State’ According to the […]

Massachusetts the most energy efficient state in US

Massachusetts has been crowned as the most energy efficient state in the US. It has been awarded the title for the fifth year running by the American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). It said the state got a “perfect” score for its utility policies and has “high levels” of investment in electricity and gas. It achieved […]

DONG Energy takes over US wind project

Denmark’s largest energy company is taking over an offshore wind project in the US. DONG Energy is taking the development rights from RES Americas for potentially more than 1GW of power in Massachusetts. The firm believes the wind farm has good development potential as the wind and seabed conditions are similar to the North West of […]