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Monthly Archives: September 2011

‘Topping Off’ at a top nonprofit in Lowell Posted on Sep 29

‘Topping Off’ at a top nonprofit in Lowell

Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio The United Teen Equality Center (UTEC) in Lowell is making great progress on its stimulus-funded energy efficiency renovation. Last week, Governor Patrick and community leaders gathered to celebrate the placement of the   …Continue Reading ‘Topping Off’ at a top nonprofit in Lowell

Harvesting the sun for hot water on farms Posted on Sep 23

Harvesting the sun for hot water on farms

Gerry Palano Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Coordinator, Department of Agricultural Resources View Gerry's Complete Bio Jess Cook, Berkshire of Pioneer RC&D (BPRC&D), program manager for our Massachusetts Farm Energy Program and Devon Whitney-Deal of Communities Involved with Sustainable Agriculture (CISA) contributed to this post. The Farm   …Continue Reading Harvesting the sun for hot water on farms

ARRA 101 Posted on Sep 20

ARRA 101

Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio If you are a regular reader of this blog or a clean energy aficionado, you may know that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 created the largest clean energy   …Continue Reading ARRA 101

Sutton students whacky over solar energy powering their school Posted on Sep 16

Sutton students whacky over solar energy powering their school

Elise Avers Clean Energy Fellow for Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Guest Blogger  Just a few years ago, the staff at the Simonian Center for Early Learning in Sutton had to place buckets throughout the building to collect water that was leaking through their   …Continue Reading Sutton students whacky over solar energy powering their school

Studying clean energy at Boston College High School Posted on Sep 7

Studying clean energy at Boston College High School

Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is having a lasting and positive impact on education institutions and young people all across Massachusetts.  Less than a year ago, Boston College High   …Continue Reading Studying clean energy at Boston College High School

More summer energy saving tips Posted on Sep 1

More summer energy saving tips

Susan S. Kaplan Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, Department of Energy Resources View Susan's Complete Bio Alas, we all feel the approach of summer’s end. But during these last warm weeks, here are some important energy-saving tips to keep in mind. Install low-flow showerheads, to reduce your   …Continue Reading More summer energy saving tips