RIPUC Rejects Program for Low-income Customers

The Rhode Island PUC unanimously rejected a proposal from National Grid to remove barriers for low-income customers to access the benefits of clean energy. | Newport Renewables

Avangrid's CEO touted the company’s installation of nearly 620 MW of new wind projects last year and said it is poised to solidify its clean energy position in 2021. | Vineyard Wind

Maine could benefit from the designation of CREZ for building onshore wind to meet its 2030 renewable portfolio standard of 80%, according to a study. | Michael Surran, via Wikimedia

The Massachusetts EFSB tentatively approved the relocation of a substation in East Boston during a public meeting. | Shutterstock

The NEPOOL Participants Committee’s first working session on the “Pathways to the Future Grid” effort featured ISO-NE’s proposed work on market frameworks. | ISO-NE

Eversource Energy and Vermont Electric Power Co. each presented replacement and refurbishment projects to the ISO-NE Planning Advisory Committee. | Eversource Energy

National Grid is participating in research to determine how to convert existing gas networks to support hydrogen that could be used for home heating. | Shutterstock

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a $16 billion transportation bond bill that allocates funding for modernizing the state’s transportation system. | Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

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