Manufacture and Sale of Gas and Electricity (Massachusetts)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Massachusetts

Applies to States or Provinces Massachusetts
Name Manufacture and Sale of Gas and Electricity (Massachusetts)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


These regulations describe service territories, service quality standards, consumer protections, relevant costs and financing, construction procedures, stock ownership, taxes, provisions for public participation, determination of environmental impacts, use of eminent domain, authority to shut down and restore service, cooperatives, and the issuance of bonds as they relate to the manufacture or sale of gas and electricity in Massachusetts. The regulations contain several sections specific to certain types of electricity generation, including solar energy, hydropower, natural gas, and small renewable energy generation facilities.

Policy Contact

Department Department of Public Utilities

Address One South Station, Boston, MA, 02110

Phone 617-305-3500

Fax 617-345-9101


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 164