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Department of Public Utilities Announces Final Order on National Grid Rates 

10/01/2021 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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Department of Public Utilities Opens Inquiry to Enhance Inclusivity, Participation in Energy Proceedings 

4/16/2021 Department of Public Utilities

Inquiry will assess opportunities to enhance equitable public awareness of and participation in DPU proceedings.

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Departamento de Serviços Públicos lança ordem para aumentar inclusão e participação em processos de energia 

4/16/2021 Department of Public Utilities

Departamento de Serviços Públicos lança ordem para aumentar inclusão e participação em processos de energia

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Departamento de Servicios Públicos Abre Orden para Incrementar Inclusividad, Participación en Procesos de Energía 

4/16/2021 Department of Public Utilities

Departamento de Servicios Públicos Abre Orden para Incrementar Inclusividad, Participación en Procesos de Energía

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Baker-Polito Administration Extends Utility Shutoff Moratorium 

2/26/2021 Department of Public Utilities

Payment Plans, Financial Assistance Available for Residents Facing Financial Hardship

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Department of Public Utilities Approves Offshore Wind Energy Contracts 

11/05/2020 Department of Public Utilities

Approval Moves Forward 804 MW Mayflower Wind Offshore Wind Project

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Department of Public Utilities Announces Final Order on Eversource Gas Rates 

10/30/2020 Department of Public Utilities

Order will significantly reduce total rate increase request of Eversource.

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Department of Public Utilities Opens Investigation Assessing Future of Natural Gas in Massachusetts 

10/29/2020 Department of Public Utilities

Gas Distribution Companies Required to Examine Pathways to Net Zero Future

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Department of Public Utilities Approves Settlement Related to Columbia Gas’s Role in Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions 

10/07/2020 Department of Public Utilities

Funds will provide debt relief to thousands of low-income gas customers and fund clean energy and energy efficiency measures.

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State of Emergency Terminated for Merrimack Valley Gas Incident 

9/01/2020 Department of Public Utilities

Commonwealth Continues Work to Ensure Pipeline Safety, Support Impacted Communities

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Baker-Polito Administration Increases Customer Protections for Gas and Electric Service 

7/31/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Utility Shutoff Moratorium Extended to August 31 for Businesses and November 15 for Residents

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Baker-Polito Administration Temporarily Prohibits Utility Shutoffs to Protect Massachusetts Ratepayers 

3/24/2020 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced further action to support ratepayers during the COVID-19 outbreak

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