• Massachusetts regulators gave final approval last month for Eversource, National Grid and Unitil to invest a total of more than $450 million over four years for grid modernization.
  • The electric distribution companies will improve technologies for grid monitoring, communication and automation.
  • Acadia Center, an environmental advocacy group, sees little emphasis on environmental justice in the grid modernization plans.

Acadia Center, an environmental advocacy group, said last year it’s concerned the proposed plans include “minimal or no mention of environmental justice principles” and that the timelines for putting in place time-varying rates are too slow.

Kyle Murray, senior policy advocate at Acadia Center, said in an email Wednesday the analysis for the most part “still holds.”

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