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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Massachusetts is Going Solar! Posted on Oct 29

Massachusetts is Going Solar!

David Cash Assistant Secretary for Policy, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View David’s Complete Bio A week ago, I was giving a speech at a clean energy conference, showing the comprehensive approach that Governor Patrick has taken to launch the clean energy revolution   …Continue Reading Massachusetts is Going Solar!

When it Comes to Energy, Massachusetts is Abuzz! Posted on Oct 28

When it Comes to Energy, Massachusetts is Abuzz!

All around you, investments are being made, savings are being captured, people are working, technology is evolving, and homes and workplaces are becoming more comfortable. Under the Green Communities Act signed by Governor Patrick in 2008, Massachusetts’ electric and natural gas companies have committed to   …Continue Reading When it Comes to Energy, Massachusetts is Abuzz!

First Parish Unitarian Universalist in Needham an Energy Efficiency Leader Posted on Oct 27

First Parish Unitarian Universalist in Needham an Energy Efficiency Leader

Frank Gorke Director, Energy Efficiency Division, Department of Energy Resources View Frank's Complete Bio The First Parish Unitarian Universalist in Needham is the first house of worship in Massachusetts to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR award, a national certificate awarded to energy   …Continue Reading First Parish Unitarian Universalist in Needham an Energy Efficiency Leader

Cotuit Oyster Company – Environmental Stewardship for Aquaculture Posted on Oct 22

Cotuit Oyster Company – Environmental Stewardship for Aquaculture

Gerry Palano Energy/Energy Efficiency Coordinator, Department of Agricultural Resources View Gerry's Complete Bio As fall marches on, our summer vacations seem already like distant memories. On the moments we think back, we may remember that trip to Cape Cod and the great seafood for which   …Continue Reading Cotuit Oyster Company – Environmental Stewardship for Aquaculture

Fired up about new boilers in Saugus Posted on Oct 14

Fired up about new boilers in Saugus

Meg Lusardi Deputy Director – Green Communities Division Department of Energy Resources View Meg’s Complete Bio Five hundred children in grades 6, 7, and 8 attend the Belmonte Middle School in Saugus – a 1964-vintage building which, up until now, had been relying on its   …Continue Reading Fired up about new boilers in Saugus

Big Bellies at The Big E Posted on Oct 8

Big Bellies at The Big E

Carter Wall Executive Director, Renewable Energy Division, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center View Carter's Complete Bio Of all the wonderful fall fairs in New England, the Big E is the biggest! Held every year in West Springfield in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley, all of the   …Continue Reading Big Bellies at The Big E

Power takes off at Cape Air Posted on Oct 8

Power takes off at Cape Air

Carter Wall Executive Director, Renewable Energy Division, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center View Carter's Complete Bio People usually think about transportation companies as being big energy consumers, and they are.  All the more opportunity to save, says Dan Wolf, CEO of Cape Air. On September 24, as   …Continue Reading Power takes off at Cape Air

Solar PV Comes to “Fruit-ition” at Carlson Orchards Posted on Oct 1

Solar PV Comes to “Fruit-ition” at Carlson Orchards

Gerry Palano Energy/Energy Efficiency Coordinator, Department of Agricultural Resources View Gerry's Complete Bio Anyone who thinks Friday the 13th is an unlucky day should have attended Carlson Orchards’ ribbon-cutting “solar-bration” on August 13, when the Harvard farm’s 220 kW ground-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system was   …Continue Reading Solar PV Comes to “Fruit-ition” at Carlson Orchards