Clean Energy in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a clean energy future. Clean Water Action is fighting climate change while working to bridge racial and economic gaps through creative, multi-stakeholder coalitions. Read on for more about our Massachusetts energy campaigns. 

Massachusetts Campaign for a Clean Energy Future

Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet, our country, and our beloved bay state.

Green Justice Coalition Pushes “Solar For All” in Massachusetts with MA Black and Latino Legislative Caucus

BOSTON – Renters and low-income communities can benefit from solar energy, but state policies are standing in the way.

The Bay State Needs a Price on Carbon

We are all aware of the devastating impacts climate change could have on Massachusetts, intensifying storms and wreaking havoc on aging infrastructure. Tell Governor Baker to lead on climate.

From We All Live Downstream

Massachusetts State House - William Zhang
August 9, 2018

The Massachusetts legislative session ended on July 31st. Overall, it was a controversial session that has been characterized as much by what didn’t happen as by what did. The two environmental actions taken by the legislature this session were environmental justice funding in the state budget, and a compromise clean energy bill. They also passed an environmental bond bill, but it is not clear how much it will raise and what impacts it will have.

"Let us breathe" environmental justice protest in Massachusetts
July 27, 2018

Battles over renewable energy policy in Massachusetts have occupied center stage for climate advocates in recent months, with joint letters, media op-eds, petitions, and rallies drawing large interest from those concerned about worsening climate impacts.

Solar panels, photo: istock
June 20, 2018

Last week, the Massachusetts Senate passed a landmark clean energy bill, S.2545, An Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future. While the fight is not over, and a House version still needs to pass, this bill is a strong signal to the world that Massachusetts wants to be on the forefront of climate policy and justice.