- Follow energy market data including prices for heating (heating oil, propane & electricity) and automobile fuels, as well as alternative fuels such as Compressed Natural Gas for vehicles.
- Learn about delivery, safety and consumer advice of home heating fuels to include heating oil, propane as well as maintenance and safety.
- We all use energy at home, at work, and on the road. So, we all need to get serious about our energy use, in order to help reduce waste, manage costs, grow our economy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Since energy efficiency costs a fraction of the price of generating power, we're making it our "first fuel." Massachusetts is a national leader in helping individuals, businesses, organizations, and governments make smarter choices about energy. These smart choices will yield better results for our checkbooks, our comfort, and our environment. Please explore our website and Mass Save to find the information and services you need to take action. It's time for everyone to get involved.
- Provides information regarding the different kinds of renewable energy, funding programs and incentives, installation assistance and more. Examples of renewable energy include wind and solar power.
- Vehicles that use alternative fuels, such as biodiesel, electricity, and natural gas, in place of oil help to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere and increase our energy security. The Massachusetts Clean Cities Coalition focuses on promoting the adoption of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs), as well as supporting development of the infrastructure necessary to make AFVs viable transportation options, and changing our communities for the better.
The Green Communities Division strives to help all 351 Massachusetts cities and towns find clean energy solutions that reduce long-term energy costs and strengthen local economies. The division provides technical assistance and financial support for municipal initiatives to improve energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy in public buildings, facilities and schools.
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- EEA believes it is critical to develop new innovative environmental technologies that will provide cost effective, technology-based solutions to environmental problems in the Commonwealth. By advancing the development of these technologies, the Commonwealth can improve environmental protection and grow the economy.
- Find information about natural gas pricing, suppliers and safety.
- The Energy Facilities Siting Board ("Siting Board ") is a nine-member review board charged with ensuring a reliable energy supply for the Commonwealth with a minimum impact on the environment at the lowest possible cost. The Siting Board 's primary function is to license the construction of major energy infrastructure in Massachusetts, including large power plants, electric transmission lines, natural gas pipelines and natural gas storage facilities.
- The Siting Division issues licenses to construct and operate transmission lines, provides exemptions from municipal zoning for energy facilities and authorizes the taking of land for energy facility easements.
To implement a plan, adopt rules and regulations and recommend necessary legislative action to ensure the full deconstruction, remediation and redevelopment or repowering of the Salem Harbor Power Station by December 31, 2016.
- Find information about the Department of Public Utilities' regulation of investor-owned water utilities
- Information to help homeowners and businesses save money on energy costs.
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