Boston University prioritized impact over location in deciding to buy electricity from a South Dakota wind farm.
The initiative is among the most aggressive of existing or proposed strategies to reduce energy consumption in buildings, which are responsible for 70% of the city’s carbon output.
The Building Energy Retrofit Resource Hub is a partnership with utility Eversource designed to help further reduce the city’s carbon emissions from buildings.
Quick changes in response to the coronavirus outbreak are changing thinking about how public streets are used.
Critics say ISO New England was too quick to dismiss a more expensive plan that would have helped prepare the Boston-area electric grid for future offshore wind.