Clean Energy in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a clean energy future. Clean Water Action is fighting climate change while working to bridge racial and economic gaps through creative, multi-stakeholder coalitions. Read on for more about our Massachusetts energy campaigns. 

The Bay State Needs a Price on Carbon

We are all aware of the devastating impacts climate change could have on Massachusetts, intensifying storms and wreaking havoc on aging infrastructure. Tell Governor Baker to lead on climate.

Massachusetts Campaign for a Clean Energy Future

Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing our planet, our country, and our beloved bay state.

Brayton Point Ceases Power Generation in Key Moment for Region’s Energy Future

Community leaders and organizations call on Dynegy to collaborate on a just transition for workers and residents.

New England Currents - Fall 2016

New England Currents - Massachusetts Edition - Fall 2016

Election Day 2016: 
The High Stakes Battle for Our Health and Environment

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From We All Live Downstream

Solar panels, sunset. Photo credit: vencavolrab / iStock
July 7, 2017

Solar energy is an incredible resource for Massachusetts, with approximately 15,000 jobs and 1600 megawatts of installations powering the Commonwealth's economy and clean energy future. This puts the Bay State in the top 10 for megawatts of solar installed across the nation—yes, dear Florida, we’re beaming right past you.

June 25, 2017

Photo caption: Clean Water Action staff and volunteers—from left, Lisa Bjerke, Kadineyse Ramize Peña, Joel Wool, Cee Byrd, Jennie Stephens, Terina Keller, Danny Faber, Elizabeth Saunders, Alex Papali

May 12, 2017

Massachusetts currently has two bills pending in the Legislature focused on putting a fair price on carbon pollution. Combined the bills have 79 co-sponsors — more than one-third of the Legislature. There is widespread support and strong momentum to pass a bill from previous years’ efforts .

In order to hear more directly from constituents, the Massachusetts State Senate is conducting a series of statewide forums in every corner of the state, known as Commonwealth Conversations.