John Rogers

Recently a colleague and I got to spend some time in a fine part of New York State with welcoming communities, beautiful rolling hills, picturesque barns and silos—and a ridge-full of wind turbines...

A ruling today from the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) is another great step toward cutting electricity ratepayers’ risks of natural gas overreliance . For a state with a heavy dependence...

A few minutes before midnight last night came the news that the Massachusetts legislature passed the omnibus energy bill that had been under development for months (years, actually). The process...

Massachusetts is on the verge of legislative greatness in the energy and climate space. How far and how fast we go and grow in clean energy is now in the hands of six key legislators. Here’s who they...

UPDATE (July 1, 2016): They did it! Yesterday the Senate unanimously passed their version of “An act to promote energy diversity”—and it is impressive. We’ve ended up with, in the words of one of our...

A new report looks at what utilities can do to “bring solar within reach” for a broader swath of U.S. households, particularly in lower-income areas and communities of color. The answer: a lot. Solar...

Some recent experiences with wildlife, and news about wildlife-electricity interactions, have me thinking about the risks of our dependence on the way things are. Our little furry friends may just be...

UPDATE (June 9, 2016): Yesterday the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed the energy bill , which now moves on to the state senate for their take. And, we hope, substantial strengthening in...

One graphic says so much about how far solar has come, and how bright its future looks . A friend and former colleague—my business partner from when I worked in solar—recently shared a graph showing...

With a major natural gas pipeline project in Massachusetts being put on hold last week, Massachusetts’s electricity future is a hot topic . A new study looks at pieces of the electricity policies in...

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