Legislative Information

What is the Omnibus Clean Energy Bill?

The Massachusetts Senate bill “An Act to Promote a Clean Energy Future” (S2302) would make our state a national leader in developing renewable energy and getting off fossil fuels. (An omnibus bill means that it has lots of things packed into it.)

S2302 would do the following:

  • Increase the amount of electricity produced from renewable sources by 3% every year
  • Set goals to increase the number of electric vehicles in both the private and public spheres
  • Ban taxpayer subsidies for gas pipeline infrastructure
  • Enhance  incentives to low-income  consumers to adopt solar power
  • Establish benchmarks for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and 2040
  • Promote growth of offshore wind projects.

The state Senate is likely to pass this bill, but the state House will take more persuasion. That’s our job!