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As we face this pandemic together, HEET joins you in prioritizing our community and wishes you and your family good health. Here are some ways we can all help.
Our team is continuing to work to ensure we all have a safe future to look forward to!

Mission: To cut carbon emissions NOW by driving systems change.

Latest Updates

HEET Supports Lockdown Food Deliveries

When the coronavirus struck Massachusetts, Ana Javier of the Merrimack Valley Project identified families in Lawrence who were under economic…

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Gas Leak Maps Now Include 2019 Data

Massachusetts gas distribution utilities have been required since 2014 to report annually to the Department of Public Utilities the location…

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HEET in the News

HEET received a national sustainability award! Together with Buro Happold Engineering, we won the American Planning Association (APA) Sustainable Communities…

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HEET runs Utility-Scale Geothermal Charrette in MIT’s January Session

There was a lot of ENERGY in the room during the four Utility-Scale Geothermal sessions in MIT’s January IAP (Independent…

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Energy Shift in New Senate Legislation

The Massachusetts Senate has just announced their Next Generation Climate Policy Legislation, S.2477 and it directs the Department of Public…

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Rocky Mountain Institute Shares GeoMicroDistrict Path to Electrification

Read our guest blog at Rocky Mountain Institute! HEET Co-Executive Director Audrey Schulman pitches a 'grounded' path to electrification, featuring…

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“We’re Aligned 100% With HEET”

Watch Bill Akley announce the GeoMicroDistrict pilots.

Gushing Natural Gas Leaks

Just 7% of natural gas leaks emit fully half of all the methane emissions. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas. Fixing these leaks is critical to reducing our emissions.

Large Volume Leak Study

HEET worked with National Grid, Eversource and Columbia Gas to scientifically prove how to identify the largest gas leaks so they can be fixed.

Common Goals, Uncommon Partners

At an MIT summit, HEET and three gas companies announced a plan to fix the largest leaks. The plan includes independent verification, data transparency and annual reassessment.

Maura Healey Thanks HEET

Mass. Attorney General Maura Healey thanks HEET for its work to find a way to reduce methane emissions both in this state and nationally.