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    The Hidden Costs of Energy: Overpaying for an Outdated System

    The planning and investment policies that govern our power grid were developed in an earlier era, when large fossil-fueled power plants were constructed to energize population centers. Longstanding policies skew decisions in favor of legacy power grid investments over cleaner, often less expensive and more advanced solutions, and stand in the way of achieving deep emissions reductions and widespread consumer benefits.

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    Updated Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory for Connecticut

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    Massachusetts – An Act to Promote Energy Diversity Bill: Summary and Analysis

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