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Healey-Driscoll Administration Submits Applications for $146 Million IRA Home Energy Rebate Programs 

5/30/2024 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Inflation Reduction Act Home Energy Rebate Programs Will Lower Energy Bills and Provide Health Benefits of Decarbonization While Fighting Climate Change

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Massachusetts Named Most Environmentally-Friendly State in Nation by Forbes  

5/13/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Designates Four New Green Communities 

4/24/2024 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

91 percent of Massachusetts’ Population Now Resides in a Green Community

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Celebrates Winning $156 Million in EPA’s Solar for All Competition  

4/22/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Massachusetts’ Solar for All program could result in a 20% reduction in energy costs to 31,000 low-income and disadvantaged households, support 2,800 clean energy jobs, and decrease annual carbon emissions by 70,000 tons

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New England States Seek Federal Funding for Significant Investments in Transmission and Energy Storage Infrastructure  

4/17/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Two applications demonstrate continued regional and interregional collaboration on electricity infrastructure to bolster grid reliability and resilience

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Massachusetts Receives Offshore Wind Bids 

3/27/2024 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Massachusetts Received Bids from Three Companies in its Fourth Offshore Wind Solicitation

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Awards Nearly $270,000 to Support Municipal Clean Energy Projects 

3/12/2024 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Municipal Energy Technical Assistance Grants Enable Communities to Move Forward on Diverse Local Energy Projects

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Awards $7.7 Million in Green Communities Grants 

1/25/2024 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

50 Communities Receive Funds for Local Clean Energy Projects

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Recognizes State and Municipal Leaders for Decarbonization and Climate Achievements 

12/04/2023 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

17th Annual Leading by Example Awards Celebrate State Entities, Municipalities and Individuals for Outstanding Clean Energy and Environmental Accomplishments

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces Next Phase of Green Communities Program 

11/30/2023 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Climate Leader Communities Program Will Help Cities and Towns Decarbonize and Meet Local Emission Reduction Goals

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Awards $27 Million to Decarbonize Affordable Housing Across Massachusetts  

11/21/2023 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

First Round of Funding Under $50 Million Grant Program Will Lower Energy Costs and Improve Air Quality and Comfort

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Awards $3.3 Million in Green Communities Grants 

9/28/2023 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

27 Communities Receive Funds for Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Projects

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New England States Issue Invitational Call for Innovative Project Design Concepts to Enhance Grid Resilience and Reliability 

9/25/2023 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Multi-State Invitation Seeks Proposals for Transmission, Storage, and Distribution Infrastructure Projects in Pursuit of Federal Grid Innovation Program Funding

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces Equitable Expansion of Electric Vehicle Rebate Program 

8/10/2023 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Program changes include new rebates for used electric vehicles, additional funds for income-eligible buyers, and rebates available the day of purchase

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Designates Three Western Massachusetts Towns as Green Communities 

8/08/2023 Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

89 Percent of the Commonwealth’s Population Now Resides in a Green Community