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Welcome to the NECEC Newsroom, where you’ll find the latest NECEC news, announcements, public testimony and more!  For media inquiries, contact Kate Plourd Johnson: 617.500.9993

NECEC Letter to New England Governors

The New England governors are planning to meet on April 23rd in Hartford to discuss regional energy issues. NECEC sent the enclosed letter to governors and energy officials across the region to urge them to include the unique advantages of clean energy and energy efficiency solutions in any regional initiative to reduce the cost of electricity and energy in New England.

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NECEC Statement on State of Energy in Massachusetts

NECEC (The New England Clean Energy Council) issued the following statement in response to testimony provided today by the Baker Administration, Massachusetts Utilities and the Massachusetts Attorney General at the Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy Committee hearing on the “State of Energy” in Massachusetts.

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NECEC Applauds RI PUC Approval of Renewable Energy Growth Program

April 10, 2015 — The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) issued the following statement regarding the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission’s (PUC) unanimous decision to approve the 2015 Renewable Energy...

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NECEC Releases 2015 Clean Energy Priorities, Holds Third Annual Rhode Island Clean Energy Day

As part of the New England Clean Energy Council’s (NECEC) Third Annual Rhode Island Clean Energy Day, executives representing NECEC member companies visited the Rhode Island State House today to showcase the state’s vibrant clean energy industry and the benefits it provides Rhode Island.    

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NECEC 2015 Rhode Island Clean Energy Priorities

On April 7, NECEC released its 2015 Clean Energy Policy Priorities for Rhode Island.

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NECEC Letter to Maine Legislators on Efficiency Maine Funding

NECEC and a number of its member companies sent the attached letter to members of the Maine Legislature on April 6th, calling for the legislature to act to take every possible step to fix the funding problem for Efficiency Maine, and restore this critical funding to intended levels as soon as possible by passing the single word amendment to the 2013 Omnibus Energy Bill.

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NECEC Releases 2015 Maine Clean Energy Priorities, Holds Third Annual Maine Clean Energy Day

As part of the New England Clean Energy Council’s (NECEC) Third Annual Maine Clean Energy Day, executives representing NECEC member companies visited the Maine State House today to showcase the state’s vibrant clean energy industry and the benefits it provides Maine.    

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2015 Maine Policy Priorities

NECEC's 2015 Maine Clean Energy Policy Priorities. 

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NECEC Statement on Final Connecticut Integrated Resources Plan

NECEC issued the following statement regarding the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) release of its final 2014 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).    

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NECEC Testimony Before the CT Joint Committee on Energy and Technology (copy)

On March 17, NECEC Government Affairs Executive Dan Bosley offered the attached comments on several of the important bills under consideration by the CT Energy and Technology Committee.  

SUPPORTING

  • HB 6838, AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ACCESS TO RESIDENTIAL RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • SB 6020, AN ACT CONCERNING ANAEROBIC DIGESTION
  • SB 928, AN ACT CONCERNING SHARED CLEAN ENERGY FACILITIES
  • HB 7009, AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRIC AND ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLES

SUPPORTING, WITH AMENDMENTS

  • SB 1078, AN ACT CONCERNING AFFORDABLE AND RELIABLE ENERGY
  • HB 6989, AN ACT CONCERNING DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES
  • HB 6990, AN ACT CONCERNING UTILITIES OF THE FUTURE (shell language) 

OPPOSING

  • SB 140, AN ACT REQUIRING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY TO INITIATE A DOCKET REGARDING RATEPAYER SAVINGS UNDER RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAMS
  • HB 6940, AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SHARED CLEAN ENERGY FACILITY PILOT PROGRAM (in favor of SB 928)

 

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