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Yearly Archives: 2010

96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 4) Posted on Dec 1

96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 4)

Rachel Offerdahl Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Rachel's Bio Here's the fourth installment in this series of 96 tips for living greener. This time, we'll tackle green living in the great outdoors. (for Parts 1, 2, and 3, scroll   …Continue Reading 96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 4)

Check out Green Communities Webinars Posted on Nov 30

Check out Green Communities Webinars

Mark Sylvia Director, Green Communities Division, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) View Mark's Bio Because our mission is to serve as the clean energy hub for all 351 cities and towns, as well as other local governmental bodies, the DOER Green Communities Division has explored   …Continue Reading Check out Green Communities Webinars

96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 3) Posted on Nov 24

96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 3)

Rachel Offerdahl Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Rachel's Bio Welcome to Part 3 of this series of tips for living "greener." Next up: tips for electronics and appliances. (For Parts 1 and 2, scroll down!) 22. Buy energy-saving light   …Continue Reading 96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 3)

96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 2) Posted on Nov 17

96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 2)

Rachel Offerdahl Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Rachel's Bio Here's the second installment in a series of tips for living “greener.” (Scroll down for Part 1!) This time, we take a greener look at food. 8. Compost your food   …Continue Reading 96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 2)

New Bedford to once again “light the world” Posted on Nov 17

New Bedford to once again “light the world”

Secretary Ian A. Bowles Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View the Secretary’s Bio Last month, Governor Patrick announced that a new multi-purpose marine commerce terminal will be built in the port of New Bedford to support shipping, other commercial activities, and the   …Continue Reading New Bedford to once again “light the world”

Roofing that’s solar friendly Posted on Nov 12

Roofing that’s solar friendly

Carter Wall Executive Director, Renewable Energy Division, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center View Carter's Complete Bio One of the major questions that businesses have when they think about installing solar is “What will it do to my roof?” In the past, building owners got one answer:   …Continue Reading Roofing that’s solar friendly

96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 1) Posted on Nov 10

96 Ways to Go Green!  (Part 1)

Rachel Offerdahl Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Rachel’s Bio Watch this space over the coming weeks for dozens of tips for living “greener,” delivered in categorized lists. Pick and choose tips from these lists, or challenge yourself to do   …Continue Reading 96 Ways to Go Green! (Part 1)

Harvest Your Energy Festival was a great success Posted on Nov 2

Harvest Your Energy Festival was a great success

Susan S. Kaplan Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, Department of Energy Resources View Susan’s Complete Bio On Saturday, October 23, the buzz in Medford was all about energy.  At the base of “Windy,” the newly named wind turbine at the McGlynn Elementary and Middle Schools, area   …Continue Reading Harvest Your Energy Festival was a great success

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!