Solar Power

The solar panel farm on the Mass Pike near exit 13 in Natick. (WBZ-TV)

Activists Launch Tour of Massachusetts To Push For More Solar Power

Environmental activists are launching a tour of Massachusetts to press Beacon Hill lawmakers and Gov. Charlie Baker to lift limits on a key program designed to encourage solar power use in the state.

07/18/2015

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In Massachusetts, Groups Push To Bolster Solar Panel Program

Limits on “net-metering” are proving controversial.

06/28/2015

The solar panel farm on the Mass Pike near exit 13 in Natick. (WBZ-TV)

Mass DOT: Solar Farms Would Save State Millions In Energy Costs

Mass DOT is leasing 10 parcels of land next to state highways to a private firm that will build and operate small solar farms on Massachusetts sites, potentially saving the state millions in energy costs.

04/05/2015

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Electric-Car Drivers Trading Gas For Solar Power

Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.

10/29/2014

A solar farm in Lowell.  (WBZ-TV)

Solar Energy Farms Cutting Energy Costs In Several Towns

Have you seen a field of solar panels somewhere in Massachusetts lately? You’re not alone.

06/20/2014

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Great Green Inventions From The Past 10 Years

The popularity of the green movement seems to be growing and with so many people becoming involved, new inventions are consistently being developed to promote sustainable living. Learn about the latest inventions from the past decade that are helping to promote green living.

12/26/2013

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Where To Get Solar For Your Home In Boston

Bostonians are passionate about taking action to prevent the severe climate change, and one very important way to do so is by choosing renewable energy sources.

11/04/2013

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What Your Family Needs To Know About Alternative Energy In Boston

There are several cost-effective options in Boston for energy sustainability that achieve real results.

05/02/2012

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New Bedford Announces Major Solar Power Project

The city of New Bedford says it will install solar panels on municipal properties as part of an initiative it says will eventually generate enough power to run 1,500 homes.

10/21/2011

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Local Team In Worldwide Solar House Competition

The Energy Department’s Solar Decathlon features full-sized homes built on the National Mall in Washington.

09/27/2011

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