Boston ranks 19th for total solar energy capacity installed among major U.S. cities, according to a new report, and advocates say the city could do more to encourage residents, businesses, and institutions to go solar.
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.
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.
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