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Massachusetts Oysters Go Solar Posted on Mar 27

Massachusetts Oysters Go Solar

As aquaculture continues to expand here in the Commonwealth, aquaculturalists using traditional land-tied technology have often found themselves competing for space with other commercial and recreational uses of littoral waters. This new and improved FLUPSY, now free from a shore-based energy source, allows siting of shellfish nurseries in more remote, less controversial areas.

Mass. Data Center Tees Up Innovation in Clean Energy, Sets Standard for Energy Efficiency Posted on Mar 11

Mass. Data Center Tees Up Innovation in Clean Energy, Sets Standard for Energy Efficiency

A just-completed high performance computing center in Holyoke will help Massachusetts stay at the forefront of discovery and innovation, and demonstrate clean energy leadership through application of efficient data center design and technology.

Putting Clean Energy Interns to Work Posted on Nov 16

Putting Clean Energy Interns to Work

Tamika Jacques Director of Workforce Development at Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) View Tamika's Bio The 2013 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Internship Program will again provide opportunities this spring for college students and recent graduates to intern with interested clean energy companies based in   …Continue Reading Putting Clean Energy Interns to Work

Seven Clean Tech Bay State Companies Hit The Top 100 Posted on Oct 26

Seven Clean Tech Bay State Companies Hit The Top 100

Seven firms headquartered right here in Massachusetts were named to the 2012 Global Cleantech 100 list put out the San Francisco-based think tank The Cleantech Group.

One Month Left to “Go Solar” at Discounted Rates Posted on Sep 28

One Month Left to “Go Solar” at Discounted Rates

Alicia Barton McDevitt CEO and Executive Director at Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) View Alicia's Bio With a couple of weeks left before this program’s new October 31 deadline, I’m excited to tell you that our solar bulk purchasing program – Solarize Mass – is   …Continue Reading One Month Left to “Go Solar” at Discounted Rates

Meet me at the Meet-Up Posted on Sep 6

Meet me at the Meet-Up

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 The strength of the Massachusetts clean energy ecosystem is a testament to the work we’ve done together from town to town   …Continue Reading Meet me at the Meet-Up

Wood is Heating Homes Again – But Cleaner and More Efficiently Posted on Aug 16

Wood is Heating Homes Again –  But Cleaner and More Efficiently

Daniel Hubbell Marketing & outreach intern, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) View Dan's Bio Some of my earliest memories revolve around standing in front of the cast iron stove in my living room, or helping my father find the wood to fill it on autumn   …Continue Reading Wood is Heating Homes Again – But Cleaner and More Efficiently

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!

Rooftop Solar Challenge: Making solar more affordable, accessible Posted on May 14

Rooftop Solar Challenge: Making solar more affordable, accessible

Mark Sylvia Commissioner, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) View Mark's Bio Using the sun to power our homes, businesses, and government buildings has come a long way in Massachusetts. Solar capacity has increased 30-fold since 2007, when Governor Patrick set his goal of installing 250   …Continue Reading Rooftop Solar Challenge: Making solar more affordable, accessible

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