Stakeholders said cutting greenhouse gases from transportation will be more complex than power plants.
New England’s grid operator argued the liquified natural gas plant was necessary for regional fuel security.
Northampton is exploring ways to use community choice aggregation savings to fund clean energy projects.
State lawmakers aren’t waiting for a multi-state partnership to put a price on carbon emissions from cars and trucks.
Critics say state energy officials need to make changes to help lower-income residents afford electric vehicles.