New Report Is a Blueprint for Cleaner, More Equitable Energy to Heat Massachusetts

Statement of Jolette Westbrook, EDF Director of Equitable Regulatory Solutions and Massachusetts Clean Heat Commissioner

November 30, 2022
Sharyn Stein, 202-905-5718,

“Today the Commonwealth of Massachusetts took a big step toward a critically important goal – reaching Net-Zero by 2050 by transitioning to cleaner and more equitable energy for heating our buildings. The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs just released a new report that provides a blueprint for reaching that goal.

“The report released today contains the final recommendations of the Massachusetts Commission on Clean Heat, after more than a year of work, on the best ways to reduce the climate pollution from heating fuels. The report contains bold, concrete actions and recommendations for the Commonwealth to decarbonize equitably and affordably.

“I was honored to work on this report with my fellow Commissioners. Although this work is just the first step, it provides a detailed map that the Commonwealth can follow to reach a clean energy future for all.”

            - Jolette Westbrook, EDF Director of Energy Markets and Regulation and Commissioner, Massachusetts Clean Heat Commission

You can read more about the new report here.

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