SAFE hosts February 3 Community Forum with Avangrid Renewables CEO Bill White.
Starting in 2018, Salem's recycling contamination rate has dropped each year--from 28% to 14.8% to 8.9% and, finally in 2021, to 8.3%.
SAFE congratulates Vineyard Wind on their successful procurement bids for providing 1200 MW of clean, renewable off-shore wind power for the state of Massachusetts. With this announcement, SAFE looks forward to working with the city of Salem, Crowley Marine, and Vineyard Wind as they build out the Salem port to become the state’s second major off-shore wind hub.
SAFE testifies in support of heating commercial and residential buildings with geo-thermal microgrids (H.3298/S.2148).
Representatives Cynthia Creem and Lori Ehrlich explain why the "Future of Heat" bill is the best path forward for home heating in a Boston Globe op ed.
Help us celebrate SAFE's 20th anniversary!
Meet Salem's new Sustainability & Resiliency Department. Thursday, November 4, 7 pm. Pre-registration required.
Pat Gozemba, co-chair of SAFE, addresses the crowd gathered to hear the announcement of a public-private partnership to make Salem the next major offshore wind port in Massachusetts. On Salem's Blaney Street wharf, state and city officials gathered Thursday morning, September 30, with leaders of Vineyard Wind and Crowley Maritime to announce a public-private partnership … Continue reading Off-shore wind industry coming to Salem
On September 9, the Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Ways and Means took up House Bill 3922, a proposal on how to disburse federal funding allocated to Massachusetts through the American Rescue Plan. Governor Baker proposed that $100 million of the funding go to port redevelopment in three communities: Salem, New Bedford, and Somerset.
On September 2, SAFE sponsored a presentation by Mayor Driscoll, in which she discussed the growing interest among wind energy developers in acquiring the undeveloped Footprint property on Salem Harbor.