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Mayor Michelle Wu Announces Agreements Between Boston Housing Authority and National Grid to Develop Networked Geothermal Heating at Franklin Field Apartments (City of Boston)

New system will replace existing gas distribution service with an electric heat system, supporting the City’s goal to decarbonize public housing by 2030 Mayor Michelle Wu joined the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) and National Grid to announce that Franklin Field Apartments has been selected for National Grid’s Networked Geothermal Demonstration Program. The project will be

Mayor Wu’s State of the City – GRC Applauds Climate-Related Initiatives & Commitments

On January 9, 2024, Boston Mayor Michelle Wu delivered her second State of the City speech at the MGM Music Hall at Fenway. At the GRC, we were pleased to see the Mayor touch on several key climate change related initiatives. A few of the highlights include the following: State of the City Speech: Read

Boston Green Ribbon Commission Appoints Rebecca Herst as Associate Director for Resilience

Former Director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab (SSL) at UMass Boston will bring extensive experience and expertise to advance coastal resilience and climate justice BOSTON, MA (December 12, 2023) – The Boston Green Ribbon Commission (GRC) today announced the addition of Rebecca Herst as Associate Director for Resilience, effective January 1, 2024. Having most recently