Ken Driscoll

Founder and CEO, Solect Energy

Stories by Ken Driscoll

Tweak needed for clean peak standard

Tweak needed for clean peak standard

Rebates could be used to prime the market

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER recently submitted a significant bond bill to the Legislature calling for a $1.4 billion authorization for climate adaptation, mitigation, and infrastructure investment. While the dollar amounts grab the headlines, there is also an important and innovative piece of policy buried within the bill, establishing a clean peak energy standard (CPS).  A clean(...)

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Raise the net metering cap

Raise the net metering cap

Solar executive says key incentive needed

MASSACHUSETTS SPENDS more than $28 billion per year on energy and electricity, with much of that money leaving the state to pay for fossil fuels from other parts of the world. Even with this mild winter, ratepayers struggle with seasonal changes that yield fluctuations in oil and natural gas prices.  Meanwhile, our state’s businesses cite(...)

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