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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Mass. Military Reservation stockpiles renewables, saves $2 million annually Posted on Dec 30

Mass. Military Reservation stockpiles renewables, saves $2 million annually

Patrick Cloney Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) View Patrick's Complete Bio Right here in Massachusetts we have thousands of examples of individuals and organizations that have made energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements to benefit our environment and society for generations to   …Continue Reading Mass. Military Reservation stockpiles renewables, saves $2 million annually

Energy By the Numbers: 44 Posted on Dec 28

Energy By the Numbers: 44

Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio This week on the blog, we are launching a new effort to highlight some of the amazing clean energy and energy efficiency efforts happening across Massachusetts. To do this, we’re going to   …Continue Reading Energy By the Numbers: 44

Zero net energy buildings, the gift that keeps on giving Posted on Dec 22

Zero net energy buildings, the gift that keeps on giving

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 This past October I joined several state officials on the campus of North Shore Community College (NSCC) to celebrate the completion   …Continue Reading Zero net energy buildings, the gift that keeps on giving

Massachusetts Qualifies 1,000th Solar Carve-Out Project Posted on Dec 20

Massachusetts Qualifies 1,000th Solar Carve-Out Project

Michael Judge, RPS Solar Carve-Out Program Coordinator Department of Energy Resources View Michael's Bio This fall our Massachusetts Solar Carve-Out Program recently reached a milestone with the qualification of its 1,000th solar photovoltaic (PV) project. In the year and a half since its inception, the   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Qualifies 1,000th Solar Carve-Out Project

And Waltham makes 104… Posted on Dec 13

And Waltham makes 104…

Mark Sylvia Commissioner, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) View Mark's Bio From Lowell to Springfield, Williamstown to Mashpee, and 100 municipalities in between, Waltham is the latest community to adopt new energy efficiency standards for both residential and commercial buildings.  On October 27, Maynard claimed   …Continue Reading And Waltham makes 104…

Seven communities get green for greening Posted on Dec 8

Seven communities get green for greening

Meg Lusardi Director – Green Communities Division Department of Energy Resources View Meg's Complete Bio Yesterday, I joined Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Commissioner Mark Sylvia and community leaders in Truro to celebrate a $141,200 Green Communities grant awarded to the town to fund the   …Continue Reading Seven communities get green for greening

Winter energy saving tips Posted on Dec 7

Winter energy saving tips

Susan S. Kaplan Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, Department of Energy Resources View Susan's Complete Bio During long winter months, it’s tempting to keep the heat on high 24/7 and hibernate. But energy efficiency is about the choices we make each day, and, over the next   …Continue Reading Winter energy saving tips

Clean energy incubation, innovation, invention growing jobs in Mass. Posted on Dec 2

Clean energy incubation, innovation, invention growing jobs in Mass.

Patrick Cloney Executive Director, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) View Patrick's Complete Bio The Commonwealth has a history of incubating invention and innovation. So, it’s no surprise that we have a vibrant clean energy industry that has been churning out clean energy technologies that will   …Continue Reading Clean energy incubation, innovation, invention growing jobs in Mass.