100% renewable energy by 2050? Activists hope to reach goal

100% renewable energy by 2050? Activists hope to reach goal

STATE COULD BE DOING MORE. ASHLEY: ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS RALLYIED FOR CLEAN ENERGY TODAY. THEY TOLD 22NEWS STATE HOUSE REPORTER ELISHA MACHADO THE STATE COULD, AND SHOULD BE DOING MORE. ELISHA: UNDER STATE MANDATE, MASSACHUSETTS UTILITY COMPANIES MUST PURCHASE AT LEAST 12 PERCENT OF THEIR ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES. BUT ENVIRONMENTALISTS SAY 12 PERCENT IS…

Massachusetts looks to expand solar market by 2020

Massachusetts looks to expand solar market by 2020

BARRY: MASSACHUSETTS COULD BE SEEING MORE SOLAR ENERGY PROJECTS OVER THE NEXT FEW YEARS. ACCORDING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFIARS, THE STATE WANTS TO EXPAND SOLAR ENERGY CAPABILITY TO 16- HUNDRED MEGAWATTS BY 2020. TOWNS ACROSS THE STATE ARE CONSIDERING THE INSTALLATION OF SOLAR FACILITIES, INCLUDING HAMPDEN AND MONSON, WHERE THE CONCEPT…