Mass Transit in Massachusetts Gets $40 Million for Efficiency Updates

by | May 1, 2019

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will receive $40 million over three years to make MBTA stations more energy efficient. The improvements are meant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and operating costs while improving the quality of facilities for riders.

According to MassLive, the MBTA will make the improvements through a partnership with Eversource and National Grid. The projects are expected to save the MBTA $2.7 million a year on energy costs, while reducing the MBTA’s electricity use by 7%.

Planned projects for the stations includeinstalling high-efficiency LED lighting and lighting controls, upgrading HVAC equipment and building automation controls.

The 4th Annual Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference takes place May 13 – 15, 2019 in Denver. Learn more here.


Stay Informed

Get E+E Leader Articles delivered via Newsletter right to your inbox!

Share This