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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Castle Square apartments: a pioneer in energy efficiency Posted on Jun 28

Castle Square apartments: a pioneer in energy efficiency

Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio This past May, dozens gathered in Boston’s South End to celebrate the groundbreaking of a nation-leading energy efficiency project. Castle Square Apartments, built in the 1960’s, is a 500-unit complex that is   …Continue Reading Castle Square apartments: a pioneer in energy efficiency

Wind energy on the North Shore Posted on Jun 22

Wind energy on the North Shore

Steven Clarke EEA Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Steven Clarke's Bio In March of 2011, several trucks drove slowly through Ipswich carrying components for a wind energy turbine. The road was flanked with people of all ages,   …Continue Reading Wind energy on the North Shore

Summer solstice solar tour Posted on Jun 20

Summer solstice solar tour

Secretary Richard K. Sullivan Jr. Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs View Secretary Sullivan's Bio During this year’s Summer Solstice tomorrow (Tuesday, June 21), I and other members of Governor Patrick’s clean energy team will stop   …Continue Reading Summer solstice solar tour

Solar unveiled on Chickatawbut Hill Posted on Jun 14

Solar unveiled on Chickatawbut Hill

Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio On one of the first sunny days earlier this spring, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Rick Sullivan and Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner (DCR) Ed Lambert joined other state   …Continue Reading Solar unveiled on Chickatawbut Hill

Cow-a-bunga! Dairy farms “moo-ving” towards green energy Posted on Jun 6

Cow-a-bunga! Dairy farms “moo-ving” towards green energy

Gerry Palano Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Coordinator, Department of Agricultural Resources View Gerry’s Complete Bio From a business, as well as an environmental, perspective, many dairy farms across Massachusetts are now ”moo-ving” to become more sustainable through energy efficiency and clean renewable energy technologies. In fact,   …Continue Reading Cow-a-bunga! Dairy farms “moo-ving” towards green energy