Massachusetts Bill Would Require 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2035


By Editors of Power Engineering

A bill filed in the Massachusetts legislature would require all electricity generation in the state come from renewable sources by 2035.

Additionally, the bill, SD 1932 would phase out fossil fuels in all commercial sectors by 2050, the Associated Press reported.

SD 1932, filed by state representatives Sean Garballey and Marjorie Decker, would set binding targets for renewable energy growth in all sectors and issue regulations to ensure the 2050 goal is met.

The bill’s authors said some businesses and cities have already committed to the 100 percent goal.

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