House Overwhelmingly Approves Hydro, Wind Bill

June 14, 2016

In a near unanimous vote last Wednesday, the House backed a bill that would require utilities to enter into long-term contracts (15-20 years) for large-scale (1,200 megawatts) hydroelectric and offshore wind power in an effort to reduce the state‚Äôs reliance on natural gas and reduce carbon emissions. According to Rep. Thomas Golden of Lowell, the […]