April 24, 2024

Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET)

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DOE Opens Applications for $8.5B in IRA Home Efficiency Funds
DOE treads carefully on hot-button issue of home electrification, saying rebate programs do not ban or restrict use of other technologies.
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Massachusetts Lawmakers Look to Address Heating, Building Emissions
Massachusetts lawmakers and climate advocates held a legislative briefing on a set of bills looking to spur the decarbonization of the state’s heating sector.
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Study: Philadelphia Gas Infrastructure Costs Rise as Consumers Electrify
Philadelphia Gas Works must spend billions to replace leak-prone pipes as more customers are likely to switch to electric heating, according to a new report.
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National Grid Wins Approval for $15.6M Geothermal Demo
Regulators said National Grid’s geothermal demo project could help the state understand the role of gas distribution companies in achieving its climate goals.
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Overheard at the NECA Fuels Conference
Acadia Center’s Ben Butterworth says energy efficiency retrofits coupled with building electrification is the central solution to decarbonizing buildings.
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National Grid Lowers Planned Geothermal District Project Costs
Zeyneb Magavi with Home Energy Efficiency Team says the new lower rates for National Grid’s proposed geothermal project are a “big win.”

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