August 10, 2016
Massachusetts Energy Bill Boosts Prospects for Offshore Wind and Energy Storage
State Policies Provide an Alternative to Embattled Federal Efforts in Supporting Clean Energy
Massachusetts H. 4568 (An Act to promote energy diversity) will shape the state’s energy future with an ambitious offshore wind energy target and lead to energy storage procurement targets with opportunities for utilities to own energy storage. The policy will likely provide a much-needed impetus for the U.S. offshore wind industry and also help other industries, such as solar companies that offer solar-plus-storage products.