Updates

Home is Where the Pipeline Ends

New research by HEET, Harvard, and PSE Health Energy finds chemical contamination in natural gas delivered to homes. Read the study…

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New Maps: Gas Leaks & Plans for New Gas Pipes in MA 

HEET started mapping gas leaks in 2015, making the magnitude of leaks in our streets visible and accessible to the…

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Gas Leaks at Massachusetts School Properties

Our new report with UndauntedK12 provides the first statewide analysis of gas leaks reported at school properties. There were 91…

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What is the Future of Gas?

This year has been a critical time to consider the future of gas - or the lack of a future…

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Energy Efficiency Tip with Jason Taylor

At HEET, we’re all about systems change–and direct carbon-cutting steps are an important part of that process. HEET’s Jason Taylor…

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Six GeoMicroDistrict demos approved for Massachusetts!

As The Boston Globe recently reported, Eversource Gas and National Grid Gas, the two largest utilities in Massachusetts, have both…

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Environmental justice communities in Massachusetts have a higher density of gas leaks, according to new research by Salem State University and HEET

In a new peer-reviewed paper, Salem State University Professor Marcos Luna and HEET Director Dominic Nicholas examined over 26,000 gas…

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Report on year two of the Shared Action Plan

The Shared Action Plan (SAP) is the unique collaboration between gas utilities, HEET, and our allies to prioritize finding and…

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Massachusetts state house allocates $5M of ARPA funds to networked geothermal research 

At the start of 2022, HEET received the exciting news that $5 million of Massachusetts’ American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)…

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Rising costs and the importance of addressing energy burden

This winter, households across the Northeast region are feeling the effects of higher heating costs on their utility bills. These…

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