U.S. Chamber of Commerce link
 


Search by Project


Search State-by-State

Learn More & Take Action

User Submitted Projects


» Add Your Project

Massachusetts

Benefits from Proposed Energy Projects
Upfront Investment (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $9,700,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $3,100,000,000
Average Annual Jobs                               24,900

First Year of Operations (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $1,200,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $300,000,000
Average Jobs Created in Year 1           5,700

Download a printable state sheet

Brayton Point/Somerset LNG, Massachusetts

STATUS:  Killed TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups; local residents; Rhode Island Legislators including, Rep. Fausto C. Anguilla (D-Dist. 68) of Bristol and Warren, Rep. Jan P. Malik (D-Dist. 67) of Warren and Barrington, Rep. William Enos (D-Dist. 71) of … Continue reading

Neptune LNG, Massachusetts

STATUS:  Complete TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups, local residents PROSPECT:  Complete BACKGROUND:  GDF Suez Energy North America announced in February 2005 that it sought to build a deepwater liquefied natural gas (LNG) port, called Neptune LNG, 10 miles off … Continue reading

Weaver’s Cove LNG, Fall River, Massachusetts

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Environmental groups; local residents; Massachusetts and Rhode Island state governments; U.S. Senators and Representatives from Massachusetts and Rhode Island PROSPECT:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND: Weaver’s Cove Energy LLC, in conjunction with Hess Corporation, has … Continue reading

Cape Wind Offshore Wind Farm, MA

STATUS:  In progress   TYPE: Wind OPPOSITION:  Government officials (Sen. Edward Kennedy, Cape Cod Commission), celebrities (Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.), local residents (Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound)   PROSPECTS:  Likely  BACKGROUND:  Cape Wind, the nation’s first proposed offshore wind farm, … Continue reading

Fairhaven Wind Project, Bristol County, Massachusetts

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE:  Wind Project OPPOSITION: Local residents; WindWise Fairhaven PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND: CCI Energy has proposed to erect two wind turbines adjacent to the waste treatment plant on Arsene Street in Bristol County. Energy created by … Continue reading

Hoosac Wind Energy Project, Massachusetts

STATUS: In progress OPPOSITION: Local residents PROSPECTS: Likely BACKGROUND: According to the U.S. Department of Energy, The Hoosac Wind project is a 20-turbine proposal located in the two small towns of Florida and Monroe. Despite receiving its wetland permit in … Continue reading

Berkshire Wind Power Project, Massachusetts

STATUS: In progress, with opposition TYPE: Wind OPPOSITION: Silverleaf Resorts; Local residents PROSPECTS: Likely BACKGROUND: Berkshire Wind Power Project consists of 10, 1.5-megawatt wind turbines being erected on the ridgeline of Brodie Mountain in Hancock, MA. In 2008, the Berkshire … Continue reading

Russell Biomass Power Plant, Western Massachusetts

STATUS: In progress, with opposition TYPE: Biomass OPPOSITION: Concerned Citizens of Russell PROSPECTS: Indeterminate BACKGROUND: The project features a $165 million 50-megawatt power plant that would generate energy from waste wood and provide at least $600,000 annually in tax revenues.  … Continue reading

Madera Biomass Project in Greenfield

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE: Biomass OPPOSITION: Local residents PROSPECTS: Indeterminate BACKGROUND: Madera has proposed building a wood-burning plant in Greenfield. The $250 million project would burn 60 tons of wood chips per hour that would be converted into … Continue reading