Fenway Lab Project Signs Green Energy Contract

Vicinity Energy touted the launch of its carbon-free “eSteam” service to Boston commercial developers including the $1-billion Fenway Center lab project, as it begins converting its Cambridge cogeneration plant from gas to electric power.

Don’t Let Towns Ban Gas Hook-Ups

A proposal is moving through the State House to let Cambridge and several of the wealthiest Boston suburbs ban natural gas use in new buildings. It’s the wrong idea at the wrong time and could hurt housing production where it’s needed most. 

Baker, Negotiators Eye Path To Energy Bill Deal

Lawmakers took the first steps Thursday on the road to a compromise offshore wind and climate bill as House and Senate leaders publicly detailed some of the issues they expect to spend part of the next three months hashing out. And as negotiations begin, the stakes are high for the real estate industry.

Healey Strikes Down Brookline Gas Ban

Attorney General Maura Healey has struck down a Brookline ban on natural gas hookups in new buildings that could have set a precedent for other municipalities looking to require more environmentally friendly building techniques, but which real estate groups warned could kneecap commercial development.