Energizing Mass.'s Renewables Market With New Law

Law360, New York (August 17, 2012, 1:45 PM EDT) -- On Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, Gov. Deval Patrick signed into law S. 2395, An Act Relative to Competitively Priced Electricity in the Commonwealth. The act will have significant impacts on the markets for conventional and renewable energy resources in Massachusetts.

The Senate bill was originally intended to fine-tune aspects of the Green Communities Act passed in 2008. However, the act also became a vehicle to address some stakeholders’ opposition to current ratepayer funding levels for energy efficiency and renewables development and to advance policies viewed by...
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