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Just The Road Ahead in Rhode Island

The Act on Climate, which was signed into law by Governor McKee in April 2021, has been hailed as the most influential environmental law ever passed in the Ocean State. It is one of several bills that became law this year that will create new opportunities for nonprofits, municipalities, and other organizations to bring more clean energy and energy efficiency into their sustainability […]

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New Massachusetts Climate Law Brings Opportunities and Incentives

Groundbreaking climate legislation has taken hold in New England. In the first half of the year, the Governors of Massachusetts and Rhode Island signed bills that will move the two states towards net-zero emissions. The new laws, “An Act Creating a Next Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy” in Massachusetts, and Rhode Island’s “The Act on […]

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The Texas Big Freeze

Could the Texas Big Freeze Happen Here? The Valentine’s Week deep freeze in Texas was felt across the country. Not just Texas but the entire country was impacted by natural gas supply disruptions that impacted prices. The finger-pointing in the wake of the crisis saw blame leveled at generators, ERCOT (the Texas grid operator), and […]

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Massachusetts SMART Solar Incentives for Your Nonprofit or Municipality

The Massachusetts SMART solar incentive program was launched in the fall of 2018 to a great reaction. However, almost immediately, it became clear that some updates were going to be necessary. For example, the capacity (or total amount of project volume) allotted to the National Grid Service territory filled up very quickly, leaving many customers […]

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10 Ways Your School Can Start Saving Energy Today

Schools use a lot of energy, and much of the time this is unavoidable. Computers, smart boards, lighting, heating and air conditioning are all vital in today’s schools. However, there are plenty of simple ways to save energy at school, which we outline here. These 10 creative ways to save energy at school balance practical […]

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Energy Funding Opportunities for Connecticut Municipalities

As a municipality, you cannot access the cost savings provided by energy tax credits in the way businesses and households can. However, there are several opportunities available to cities and towns, to help save money on energy or fund energy efficiency projects. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of currently available energy funding opportunities for […]

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