Baker-Polito Administration Funds Solar Projects for Low Income Residents

At a ribbon cutting ceremony, the Baker-Polito Administration today celebrated the completion of six solar photovoltaic systems on newly constructed homes for low-income residents by Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod. The project was funded by a $250,000 grant awarded to Cape Light Compact, which supported an additional nine solar projects across Cape Cod.

MMA Celebrates Pier Extension

Massachusetts Maritime Academy officials were joined by state officials for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate construction of a $2.5 million extension of the academy’s pier in Buzzards Bay. The ceremony, held  Thursday, July 12, welcomed featured speaker, Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn E. Polito.

Offshore wind developers need workforce, ‘predictable’ regulations

The budding Atlantic offshore wind industry needs a skilled workforce in the Northeast and a consistent federal approach to permitting and regulation, experts told members of Congress Tuesday.

“The Northeast region alone aims to generate 7500 megawatts of offshore wind power by 2030, said Stephen Pike, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, who called it “a once in a lifetime opportunity to establish a new industry in the United States.”