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Planning101: Clean Energy

Clean Energy

Planning101 is a space for MAPC staff to share their wealth of knowledge on topics related to smart growth and regional collaboration. This blog covers a diverse range of issues that include transportation, clean energy, land use, environment, public health, local government, equity, the innovative usage of public data, and the process of creating digital tools.

As Summer Heats Up, Keep Cool with MAPC’s Interactive Online Map

July 24, 2018

It’s mid-July and the Boston Metro Region has already experienced several days over 90 degrees, including a heat wave at […]

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Energy and Environmental Bills Moving in the Legislature

July 16, 2018

In 15 days, on July 31, the formal session for the Massachusetts Legislature will end – meaning that the House […]

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Changing Trends in Peak Demand

June 29, 2018

Written by Sabrina Pedersen and Patrick Roche. Each year, there’s a single hour – usually in the summer – in […]

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The Statewide Energy Efficiency Planning Process: Why It’s Important and How to Get Involved

June 21, 2018

You may be most familiar with state energy efficiency programs like MassSave Program due to their ubiquitous branding – but […]

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Metro Boston is Charging Up: Plug-in to Municipal Best Practices Workshop

May 16, 2018

Across the Commonwealth, residents are starting to make the switch from gasoline powered vehicles to electric vehicles. However, some remain […]

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MAPC & Eversource: Next Steps in Peak Demand

April 10, 2018

On Wednesday, April 4th, MAPC and Eversource hosted a webinar together to share new peak demand reduction opportunities with municipalities […]

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