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Category Archives: Clean Energy Workforce

Hats off to Massachusetts’ 103 Green Communities! Posted on Jul 25

Hats off to Massachusetts’ 103 Green Communities!

Mark Sylvia Commissioner, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) View Mark's Bio Coming to the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) in 2009 after more than a decade in Plymouth town government, including four years as town manager, I saw great promise in the budding new Green   …Continue Reading Hats off to Massachusetts’ 103 Green Communities!

Patriots of the clean energy revolution cutting greenhouse gasses Posted on Apr 30

Patriots of the clean energy revolution cutting greenhouse gasses

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 With new science emerging on the health impacts of fossil fuel consumption and increases in extreme weather and storm events relating   …Continue Reading Patriots of the clean energy revolution cutting greenhouse gasses

Video of the Week Posted on Apr 27

Video of the Week

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio We continue today with our brand new Video of the week series, which each week highlights a video or two about clean energy in the Commonwealth. Today we bring you   …Continue Reading Video of the Week

Saving money at state-owned rinks Posted on Apr 26

Saving money at state-owned rinks

Mark Sylvia Commissioner, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) View Mark’s Bio The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is continuing to have a positive impact for communities across the Commonwealth. Recently, I joined Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray, Secretary Rick Sullivan and many others to celebrate the   …Continue Reading Saving money at state-owned rinks

Video of the Week Posted on Apr 18

Video of the Week

Madeleine BarrMultimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)View Madeleine's Bio Today we are starting a new Video of the Week series in which we highlight a clean energy video from the Commonwealth. With so many great clean energy stories happening across the   …Continue Reading Video of the Week

Infographic: Clean Energy in Massachusetts Posted on Mar 13

Infographic: Clean Energy in Massachusetts

Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio You can download the text of this infographic here.

Energy efficiency services available to businesses Posted on Mar 12

Energy efficiency services available to businesses

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Interested in investing in energy efficiency to cut costs and reduce energy use at your business? If so, you should know that energy efficiency services, incentives and technical assistance are   …Continue Reading Energy efficiency services available to businesses

Energy By the Numbers: $17,689,893 Posted on Feb 28

Energy By the Numbers: $17,689,893

Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio Since 2008, 86 Massachusets cities and towns have received a combined total of $17,689,893 in Green Communities grant awards for clean energy projects in their community.  These grants have helped fund projects that are   …Continue Reading Energy By the Numbers: $17,689,893

ARRA 101: The Recovery Act turns three Posted on Feb 23

ARRA 101: The Recovery Act turns three

Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio Last week, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) reached it's third year anniversary. Since 2009, the Patrick-Murray Administration has prudently invested Massachusetts' federal stimulus funds with thousands of clean energy projects completed as a   …Continue Reading ARRA 101: The Recovery Act turns three

A clean tech career challenge Posted on Feb 21

A clean tech career challenge

Jim Bowen Clean Energy Sector Development Director, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center View Jim's Complete Bio Last month, I went to local energy storage company FastCAP Systems' Research and Development Lab in Boston's Innovation District to talk with a group of about 30 Boston Public Schools   …Continue Reading A clean tech career challenge