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News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Report: Offshore wind could power Massachusetts 19 times over

Massachusetts could produce more energy from offshore wind than any other state, according to a new report from the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Polluters dumping into Massachusetts’ waterways

Industrial facilities dumped excessive pollution into Massachusetts’ waterways 124 times over 21 months, according to a new report by the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

In Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, a bipartisan approach to solving climate change

A joint climate program created by Massachusetts and eight other states is cutting carbon pollution while providing major funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy programs, according to a recent report from the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

As electric cars revolutionize the vehicle market, new study helps cities address infrastructure and parking challenges

With electric vehicles (EVs) hitting U.S. streets in record numbers, a new study by the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center, MASSPIRG Education Fund, and Frontier Group highlights best practices to help local officials make their cities as EV-friendly as possible. The new report, Plugging In: Readying America’s Cities for the Arrival of Electric Vehicles, includes data for Springfield and other cities about the number of electric cars expected on the road in coming years, and how cities can accommodate these new EVs with enough places to park and recharge. 

News Release | Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center

Progress on energy storage can expedite the shift to clean energy

Energy storage is poised to play a growing role in transitioning the electric grid to 100 percent clean, renewable energy, according to a new white paper released today by the Environment Massachusetts Research & Policy Center.

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