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Framingham Continues Local Energy Cost Saving Efforts

April 24, 2021 (10:44 am EST)
Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff
[logo] MassSave energy saving program

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Framingham has been selected by Eversource, its local electric and gas utility, to participate in the Mass SaveĀ® Municipal Partnership Program for the second consecutive year. Through the program, Framingham will strengthen its efforts to support and empower all residents and businesses to save energy, cut costs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through Mass SaveĀ®.

Framingham's participation in the program this year builds on 2020 efforts in which it exceeded its participation goals with more than 300 no-cost energy assessments conducted for small businesses, over 550 weatherization projects for residents that will help them improve their comfort and reduce energy costs, as well as over 600 heating and cooling system upgrades completed in local homes and businesses.

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Cape Winds Approved by Federal Government

April 28, 2010 (9:38 pm EST)
Filed under: General Interest,Politics by Randy Harris

BOSTON, MA - In a televised press conference today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that the Obama administration had approved the Cape Winds project which could result in 130 electricity generating win turbines being placed in Nantucket Sound off the shores of Cape Cod.

The project which has been debated for almost a decade draws a lot of criticism from Cape residents and even from some environmentalists who believe the project will detract from the natural marine beauty of the coastal area. ...[read more]