The Energy Consumer's Bulletin- a New England energy news blog
The Energy Consumers Bulletin
An Opportunity for RI: Four Bills to Act on Climate
Why state policy should favor municipal aggregation
New Electric Truck Incentives in Massachusetts
Governor McKee, Rhode Island needs you to sign the Act On Climate
The Rise of the *Electric* SUV
Massachusetts Charging Incentives Just Got Better
Phasing out gas-powered cars, here and around the world
The Texas power problem – our perspective
Mass. residents, we need you to act on the Clean Energy & Climate Plan
Get Excited for these upcoming Energy webinars
How good is the Mass. Clean Energy and Climate Plan for cleaning up the grid?
What Mass. gets right (and wrong) about transportation in the Clean Energy & Climate Plan
Governor Baker - your climate bill veto was based on bad accounting
New Massachusetts climate Policy and what advocates must do now
Going Beyond 100% Green Power
TCI: a regional agreement to spur climate action
Can Massachusetts Make EV Charging even More Affordable?
Electrifying cars, buses, and trucks will save lives. Why wait?
Offshore Wind puts Rhode Island back on track — but it has to be done right
What should we do about gas heat? A problem from Newport to Northampton
Consumer Reports: Electric cars are cheaper... really!
Policy is rigged to favor gas guzzlers over climate, health, & consumers
We Need the Transportation & Climate Initiative and It Must Be Equitable. Advocates and Governors, Let's Get it Done Right
Getting to 100% Renewable Energy in Rhode Island
Ending Gas-Powered Car Sales by 2035 is Doable
Larry went on the Energy Nerd Show to Talk about Smart Charging EVs
Why I Leased a Chevrolet Bolt instead of Keeping my Malibu
Rhode Island Needs a Better Energy Efficiency Plan
We Saw A Peak: Will We See More?
Looking for an electric SUV? Here’s what’s coming.
Appliance Standards & Shave the Peak: Action Week for Efficiency
The Violence of Pollution: The Injustice of Rolling Back Clean Air Protections
The surprising overlap between heat pumps and electric cars
Massachusetts Expands MOR-EV Program
Municipal Aggregation in Massachusetts is Being Slowed Down by State Government: Consumers & The Environment Are Paying The Price
The EVs of the Seas - Cargo Ships, Sailboats, Yachts, and ferries
Shave the Peak in the Era of COVID: Summer is Coming
5 things I learned from buying a used electric car
Spend less on car maintenance with an EV
Climate Change & Racism: Two Inconvenient Truths
Ask an EV Owner Webinars
Q&A with Rhode Island energy leaders: Highlights from our May 18th Spring Meeting
Where's the peak in the era of COVID?
The Road to Net-Zero is Paved by Electric Buses
Hey Congress – please fix the federal tax credit for electric cars
Smart EV Charging Habits
Five Climate Change Lessons from COVID-19
Massachusetts Formalizes Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050...What's the Plan for 2030?
Electric Pick-ups Beyond the Tesla Cybertruck
A Golden Anniversary for Earth Day
Across the US and Back in a Fully Electric Vehicle
Medium-Duty Electric Vans and Shuttle Buses
How To Avoid Getting Greenwashed
Webinar Recap: Buying a Pre-Owned Electric Car
In Times of COVID-19, Clean Air Matters
Our Energy World in the COVID-19 Era
Making the Most of EV Batteries with Vehicle-To-Grid
New Renewable Energy Projects Spotlight
COVID-19: A message from Green Energy Consumers Alliance
Electric Car Tax Credits, Explained
A Model to Eliminate Emissions from Cars by 2035
Renewable Energy Is Affordable – Look At These Off-Shore Wind Prices
Green Municipal Aggregation is a Huge Success in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Should Put a Stop to Deceptive Green Power Marketing
The Buzz Around Bolts
2020 Could be a Good Year for Climate Policy in Massachusetts
Turning Governor Raimondo's executive order on 100% renewable energy into action in 2020
EV Envy: Drive Green Members Share why they Love Their EVs
What to Expect in the World of Electric Cars in 2020
Massachusetts Reinstates Consumer Funding for Electric Vehicles
Webinar: Everything you need to know about EV charging
Electric Vehicles 101 Quarterly Webinar Recap
7 Days of Gratitude - one non-profit reflects
Funding for Electric Vehicles stalled at the Massachusetts State House. Call Your Legislators!
Something for Everyone Who Understands the Climate Crisis
Winter is coming. But electric buses can handle it.
On Transportation, the Numbers Don’t Lie and the Gridlock is not Imaginary
Autonomous vehicles need to be electric.
Communities are demanding more renewable energy—and they're getting it.
Deep Dive into Electric Vehicle Batteries: Webinar Recap
Electric Buses Help Us Win on Climate Change, Air Quality, and Environmental Justice
Electric Vehicles 101 Webinar Recap
Planes, Trains, Cars, and Boats
Talking about climate change helps fight climate change
Fast Charging - the Final Piece of the Charging Puzzle
Hot Days Bring More Energy Demand, More Air Pollution, and More Harm to our Health
Good things happen when you smart charge your electric car.
Massachusetts' Electric Car Rebate is Winding Down
EV Charging 101
Summer Is Coming: Time to Shave the Peak
Carbon impacts of flying got you down?
Better Battery Technology - the Tipping Point for EV Adoption?
The New England Wind Fund: a fossil fuel killer
Cutting carbon out of your daily commute
Why I Switched to an Electric Vehicle
More Affordable Heat Pumps
"Charging Ahead" Webinar Overview
Paying for climate change adaptation doesn’t require short-changing investments in energy efficiency
Want a Chevy Bolt or Volt? Get it before April 1st.
New report explains the challenges, opportunities and impacts of Green Municipal Aggregation
Most recent climate action report adds another measure of accountability to the mix
What’s New with Drive Green Webinar Overview
Turning Diesel Fuel into Green Transportation: States use VW funds to add more charging stations and electric buses
Recent Gas System Failures remind us that Gas Isn't Cheap
Why We Traveled 724 Miles for an Electric Car
A Tax Break for You and Your Mother (Earth)
Why efficiency matters for electric cars
Massachusetts and Rhode Island Issue Reports & Commitments on Energy & Transportation. Now what?
How much is climate action dependent upon really big projects?
Green Energy Consumers' Statement on MOR-EV Program Extension
How RECs Work to Clean New England’s Grid
The Massachusetts Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) & Rhode Island Renewable Energy Standard (RES) in Plain English
Electrifying Cars, Buses, and Trains
There are Three Ways to Buy Green Electricity – Two Are Good and One is Bad
What’s up with federal and state incentives for electric cars?
A few words about Tesla
The evolution of energy efficiency in Massachusetts & Rhode Island
Puerto Rico Will Rise, Thanks to Renewables, Microgrids and Energy Storage
Why We Changed Our Name
Climate Change: its impact on the Fa’a Samoa (the Samoan Way) and my aiga
Are you getting greenwashed by your electricity supplier?
Massachusetts energy bill passes House and Senate, heading to Governor Baker's desk for signature
Landfills become solar power zones in northern Rhode Island
Raise the Renewable Portfolio Standard
Nonprofit review: EnergySage for solar
Is it a good time to install solar in Rhode Island?
The countdown is on! But several key energy issues still need to move through the Legislature before July 31.
Boston’s Renewable Energy Play
Introducing "Shave the Peak": A New Way to Green the Grid
Electric cars for urban apartment dwellers?
More and more renewable energy comes with batteries included
Transforming the Power Sector in Rhode Island: Top Rate Settlement
Electric car charging just got easier
Big Step Forward for Offshore Wind
Where are the new renewables coming from?
Member spotlight: Joel Gates
Timely New Report Shows Substantial Disparities in Energy Savings Among Massachusetts Communities
National Grid’s Rate Increase in Rhode Island: Will it Transform the Power Sector?
Local environmental advocacy is how we resist climate denial this Earth Day
The best electric car for you: we've got it.
The Unbearable Lightness of Energy Efficiency
AG Healey’s Right About Electricity Suppliers
Electric cars are getting easier to charge
What's new with the Drive Green program
New Report on Green Municipal Aggregation (GMA) in Massachusetts
Even the experts come to the Drive Green program to buy or lease electric cars
Working Toward a Clean, Reliable Electric Grid
Are we finally prioritizing climate? Senate Committee Releases Comprehensive Energy Bill
Appliance Standards: The mightiest energy saver you’ve never heard of
It’s cold outside. What about EVs?
Communities Hitting Home Runs with Green Power
Federal Tax Credit in Jeopardy
Time & speed are of the essence: the cost of clean energy is not a speed bump
Your solar questions answered: Mass Solar Connect webinar
Great feedback about Mass Solar Connect
Why Massachusetts needs both a Clean Energy Standard (CES) and an increase in the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS)
Miles Behind Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals: Electric Vehicle Policy Troubles
Communities choosing renewable energy is now a big thing
Electric cars – going mainstream faster than you think
What does your electric bill tell you about where the money goes?
Green Power Member Spotlight: Michele Putko
Drive Green with Mass Energy and People’s Power & Light is here to stay!
Mobility Options for Everyone in the 21st Century
"Coal’s out” shouldn’t mean more gas is in.
This online solar comparison platform is what you’ve been looking for: Mass Solar Connect is back
It’ll take more than a hybrid: Transportation is moving towards electrification, just in time
New study confirms benefits to strengthening the Massachusetts’ Renewable Portfolio Standard
PP&L 15th Annual Meeting Celebration and Reflection
We Need a Plan for Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pumps
Three Steps to a Better Heating System
It’s Time to Get Charged Up: Getting Ready for Electric Vehicles and Modernizing the Grid
Trump Inspires the People’s Climate March
Mass DEP Finalizing Regulations – step in right direction, but still falling short
Energy More Affordable Now than Ever, Greener Too
Electric Vehicles as a Public Health Tool
"Smart Cities" discussion in Boston
Labs of Democracy: the State's Role in Energy Policy
Trump, Tillerson, and Putin
Getting the Sulfur Out of Heating Oil – A Win-Win for Consumers and the Environment
Emissions from Electric Cars Will Decrease Every Year – Isn’t that Cool? Here’s how.
Mid-Winter Heating Oil Price Update
New websites in MA & RI help you decode competitive electricity supply offers
Community-Scale Wind power: A Case Study for the Holidays
Why You Can Start Heating with Biodiesel Today
Mass Energy & People’s Power & Light 2016 Recap
Why December is the Best Time to Get an Electric Car. Really.
People Love Their Electric Cars!
Holiday hope: Join Mass Energy and special guests at our 34th Annual Meeting
Guest Blog: Demand Response 101 with Mass Energy Volunteer Expert, Elisa Grammer
November 8 is One Big Reason Nonprofits Exist
Even Renters can take advantage of a free home energy assessment!
Drive an EV now: group buy discounts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Resilient Rhode Island Act in Action
Guest Blog: Volunteering for Clean Energy Policy in MA
2016-2018 MA Efficiency Plan Updates: Utilities exceed expectations by aiming low
Governor Baker signs Executive Order directing administration to act on climate.
Commonwealth Magazine: Time to turn page on natural gas
DPU approval for pipeline tax sought no more, but Spectra project still very much in the works
Arrogance and Greed of the Pipeline Tax
Subscribe via E-mail
Posts by category
Energy policy & advocacy
Electricity and the grid
Guest blog/Member spotlight
Green municipal aggregation