NECEC Statement on Massachusetts' Landmark Climate Bill

BOSTON - NECEC today released the following statement in response to news that the Massachusetts Legislature is poised to pass the state's landmark climate bill:   

"With the Next Generation Climate Roadmap bill near passage for a third time, NECEC urges the Legislature and Governor Baker to finish the job,” said NECEC President Peter Rothstein. "Setting long-term emissions reduction targets is essential to achieving our climate goals and accelerating the clean energy transition. Now is the time to get this done so we can turn our attention to the important on-the-ground efforts needed to green our energy systems."  


NECEC is the premier voice of businesses building a world-class clean energy hub in the Northeast, helping clean energy companies start, scale, and succeed with our unique business, innovation, and policy leadership. NECEC includes the Northeast Clean Energy Council, a nonprofit business member organization, and NECEC Institute, a nonprofit focused on industry research, innovation, policy development, and strategic communications. NECEC’s innovation program includes Cleantech Open Northeast, the Northeast affiliate of the national cleantech accelerator Cleantech Open, and Cleantech Navigate, which provides cleantech startups with curated connections to mentors, test sites, customers, corporate partners, and investors. NECEC brings together business leaders and key stakeholders to engage in influential policy discussions and business initiatives while building connections that propel the clean energy industry forward.

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