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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

New report: Massachusetts could get 20% of its electricity from the sun within ten years

As Governor-Elect Charlie Baker prepares to take office, Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center released a new report today showing that Massachusetts could get 20% of its electricity from the sun by 2025. Environmental advocates, solar business leaders, and local officials urged the Baker administration to set its sights high for solar.

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Star Power: The Growing Role of Solar Energy in Massachusetts

Our new report shows that tapping just a fraction of our state’s solar potential will yield tremendous benefits for our lives, our environment and our children’s future. The report also demonstrates that the rapid growth of solar makes goals what once seemed ambitious readily achievable.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Sixty-Seven Massachusetts Solar Businesses Call for Federal Action on Global Warming, Clean Energy

As a state task force prepares to discuss the future of solar energy in Massachusetts, solar businesses, community leaders, and state officials gathered today in support of the Clean Power Plan, a U.S. EPA proposal to limit the amount of carbon pollution from power plants and encourage investment in clean energy. Environment Massachusetts released a letter signed by 67 Massachusetts solar business leaders, and 540 solar business leaders nationally, expressing their support for federal action to reduce carbon emissions from the power sector.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

Environment Massachusetts Endorses Candidates for 2014 Elections

Environment Massachusetts, a statewide environmental organization, announced today the endorsement of six candidates for federal office in the 2014 elections.

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News Release | Environment Massachusetts

As Massachusetts Sees Global Warming Impacts First-hand, New Report Identifies Largest Carbon Polluters

As international leaders prepare for the United Nations Climate Summit next week in New York, Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center released a new study showing that power plants in the United States emit more carbon than the entire economy of Russia, Japan, or India. Environmental advocates, civic leaders, local residents, and farmers gathered in front of City Hall to voice their support for proposed federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants.

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