Renewable Energy Generation

NEPGA wrote a letter to Secretary Cottrell of the DPU regarding long-term contracts to facilitate the financing of renewable energy generation in the State.

RPS compliance

NEPGA sent comments to the Department of Energy Resources regarding the import restrictions proposed for RPS compliance.

S. 2540

NEPGA sent a letter to Governor Patrick urging him to veto S. 2540 <em>An Act Establishing the Global Warming Solutions Act.</em>

HB 4672

NEPGA filed comments on the redraft of HB 4672. The drastic change in the application of the tax treatment proposed in the bill and its effects were highlighted.

Amendment to Section 90 of the Comprehensive Energy Bill

NEPGA sent a letter to Chairman Morrissey of the Massachusetts Senate Telecommunication, Utilities & Energy Committee regarding a proposed amendment to Section 90 of the comprehensive energy bill in hopes to accommodate MMWEC’s changes to its corporate structure.

Draft of HB 4373

Comments were filed to Chairman Morrisey on the Senate Re-draft of HB 4373.

Massachusetts CO2 Budget Trading Program, 225 CMR 13.00 and 310 CMR 7.70

NEPGA filed comments to the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources on proposed regulations for rules for conducting auctions of CO2 allowances created under the massachusetts CO2 Budget Trading Program, 225 CMR 13.00 and 310 CMR 7.70, in compliance with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.