To promote effective implementation of Rhode Island’s new policy to accelerate development of small-scale, land-based renewable energy.
To build support along the Atlantic coastline for appropriately sited offshore wind development.
To catalyze and facilitate development of offshore wind power in the Northeast.
To ensure Vermont invests in all cost-effective energy efficiency; to increase the state’s reliance on renewable power sources and heating fuels; and to develop and export innovative clean energy policies and programs.
To develop and replicate pilot clean energy and energy efficiency marketing programs.
To guide and support a multiyear collaboration between the Atlantic coastal states and key federal agencies to accelerate offshore wind development in the Northeast.
To reduce energy sector greenhouse gas emissions in New England through state and regional efforts that seek to promote energy efficiency policies and programs, establish renewable energy policies and projects, and reduce reliance on coal-fired power plants.