A new state law asks regulators to investigate options for compensating energy storage projects for avoided distribution and transmission costs.
Since becoming chair of the state’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority last year, Marissa Gillett has supercharged efforts around grid modernization.
While lawmakers disagree on the likely costs and benefits, one proponent says COVID-19 has made the case for a state-owned utility even stronger.
Efforts to shore up the local workforce have helped counter some fishing groups’ opposition to the state’s burgeoning new industry.
Expanding passenger rail service in the region is expected to annually eliminate tens of thousands of tons of emissions.