About 85% of comments at a recent series of virtual public meetings were in favor of allowing the offshore wind project.
The state trailed only California in the number of houses of worship with solar installations in operation last year.
A state grant program funded feasibility studies for 14 community microgrid projects to pool energy resources.
Gov. Charlie Baker supports a goal of net-zero by 2050, but a growing list of stakeholders say that’s not good enough.
“It’s a big step forward,” supporters say, because fleet vehicles drive more miles than the average private car.