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. 

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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.

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.

Green Justice Coalition Pushes “Solar For All” in Massachusetts with MA Black and Latino Legislative Caucus

BOSTON – Renters and low-income communities can benefit from solar energy, but state policies are standing in the way.

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.

From We All Live Downstream

January 2, 2018

For those of us fighting for environmental protection in the United States, 2017 was not considered a banner year.  But if you look beneath the surface of the decimated, damage-doing EPA, you found cities, states, companies and even everyday people doing the work that the federal government can’t be counted on to do right now.  Looking back on Clean Water Action’s work in Massachusetts, we actually made some great progress. Here are some of the highlights:

Maria Belen Power - Chelsea GreenRoots, Andrea Nyamekye - Neighbor to Neighbor, Madeleine Scammell - BUSPH
October 25, 2017

Photo: Maria Belen Power - Chelsea GreenRoots (center), Andrea Nyamekye - Neighbor to Neighbor (left), Madeleine Scammell - BUSPH (right) testify at environmental justice hearing

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.