October 30, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Digest Weekly Roundup for Oct. 18

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Topping the clean energy news this week was:

  • Seven states, including Massachusetts, filed a federal lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency over outdoor wood-fired boilers that cause air pollution and are linked to health problems. 
  • The benefits of microgrids, their increasing popularity among large businesses and the threat they pose to utility companies were the focus of an article by Bloomberg.

  • Peter Rothstein, president of the New England Clean Energy Council, wrote an opinion piece for the New Bedford Standard Times about wind and other renewable energy projects in Massachusetts. 

  • Grafton is now home to the largest residential solar electric system in Central Massachusetts, according to the company that designed and installed the array.