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Outside Section 131
Data Current as of:  12/6/2017

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Energy Efficiency Project

SECTION 131.   The Massachusetts clean energy technology center established in section 2 of chapter 23J of the General Laws shall conduct a feasibility study of an energy efficiency project to assist an aviation manufacturing facility whose company headquarters are located within the commonwealth and in which the property tax receipts to a gateway city from said facility may be reduced due to a potential closure of said facility; provided, however, that the study shall include impacts on carbon dioxide and nitrogen emissions; provided, further, that the project will satisfy economic and environmental criteria, including, but not limited to: (i) enhanced electricity reliability; (ii) contribute to reducing winter electricity price spikes; (iii) where possible, mitigate any environmental impacts; and (iv) where feasible, create and foster employment and economic development in the commonwealth; and provided further, that the study shall include an analysis of potential funding sources and economic and environmental effects and shall be filed with the house and senate chairs of the joint committee on telecommunications, utilities, and energy and the clerks of the house of representatives and senate on or before December 31, 2017.