The proposal was attached to legislation to block cities from adopting policies to transition from natural gas heating.
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center this month awarded $1.4 million in grants that pair promising electrification solutions with organizations to deploy them.
Accelerating Clean Transportation Now expects to make up to 15 awards, ranging from $50,000 to $200,000.
A coalition of environmental groups and the state’s largest cities say all of the money should go toward electrification.
Cities in California and Massachusetts are advancing bans on natural gas hookups in new buildings.