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. 

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Tell Charlie Baker to be aggressive on clean energy!

Ask Governor Baker to commit to the law he signed this summer and double our state’s offshore wind energy today. Climate change won’t wait for Baker and the utility companies, we have no choice but to act now.

Clean Energy for All

Clean energy belongs to us all, but unequal access to resources like solar, a key part of our renewable energy future, show us we have a long way t

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Clean Water Action Responds To Baker Administration Energy Access Strategies

Today, Clean Water Action responded to an announcement by Massachusetts Governor Baker, Environment Secretary Matthew Beaton and Department of Ener

Massachusetts Power Forward

Massachusetts has emerged as a national leader on energy, making substantial progress in transitioning away from polluting sources of power to rene

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.