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Beyond Coal Massachusetts

5 Facts About Coal in Massachusetts

  1. Massachusetts coal plants are responsible for 22 deaths every year
  2. Massachusetts spends more than $205 Million each year buying coal from other countries
  3. Coal provides less than 6%  of the electricity mix in Massachusetts
  4. Burning coal in Massachusetts releases unhealthy air pollution that fills our children's lungs while they play
  5. Governor PAtrick can decide to move Massachusett's beyond coal to a clean energy economy that's built to last

To get invovled, contact Drew Grande

Tell Governor Patrick you care about a Coal Free Massachusetts:  617.725.4005

Massachusetts Paves the Way for New Renewable Energy Developments in the Region

Posted on March 29, 2013

 

Approval for long-term contracting will drive development, ensure affordability and reliability of clean power sources

Boston – Today the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities approved a process for the state’s largest utilities to enter into long-term contracts for clean energy sources like wind and solar. The move is a critical step towards driving new clean energy development in the region. Massachusetts is the first state in New England to issue such an aggressive plan for bringing clean, renewable energy to the region.