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HEET Community Charrettes

Over 70 stakeholders gathered at HEET’s first two virtual Community Charrettes of the year. Attendees included utility executives, regulators, labor representatives, community organizations, advocates, legislators, geothermal designers and installers, and heat pump installers and manufacturers.  HEET is hosting Charrettes each month throughout 2021 in an effort to share information and from all to make the…

Our Table Holiday Deliveries

Our Table, a program distributing groceries to families in Lawrence, delivered food, games, and books to over 70 families this holiday season. We are delighted to announce that Our Table is now funded through March, thanks to both a $10,000 grant from the Random Acts Foundation and many generous donors. Our Table grew out of a…

New Project: EJ-Air

We are thrilled and honored to announce that HEET will receive funding from the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) to improve air quality and respiratory health in three Boston communities. We’ll be working with community leaders and organizations in Dorchester, Roxbury, and Charlestown to learn how we can help them reduce energy use and energy bills,…

State Decarbonization Plan

At the instigation of the Massachusetts Attorney General, Maura Healey, the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has ordered that the gas companies must plan to meet the state’s 2050 net zero goal.  The utilities have to hire a consultant to review their plans for meeting state carbon goals. For example, the consultant will decide if…