Since the Green Communities Act was passed in 2008, 86 communities in the Commonwealth have been officially designated as a Green Community – that means more than 2.7 million Massachusetts residents are living in a municipality that have met five clean energy benchmarks.
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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
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
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
Mark Sylvia Commissioner, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) View Mark's Bio Here we are, already in the second month of the New Year. If you were impacted by the tornadoes last year in western and central Massachusetts, you know that months later, residents of Monson, …Continue Reading 2012: Time for the new (and improved!)
Gerry Palano Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency Coordinator, Department of Agricultural Resources View Gerry's Complete Bio If you have been following this blog, you are already aware that the Patrick-Murray Administration has set ambitious renewable energy and efficiency goals for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. If you are …Continue Reading How to make the most of farm energy projects
Mark Sylvia Commissioner, Department of Energy Resources (DOER) View Mark's Bio This week, President Obama and Governor Patrick both confirmed their visions for our clean energy future. In the State of the Union speech, the President talked about the “promise of clean energy,” and said …Continue Reading A year in review…the clean energy revolution continues
Dan Burgess Clean Energy Fellow, Department of Energy Resources View Dan's Complete Bio Five years ago, Massachusetts had just 3.5 megawatts (MW) of solar power installed. Today, thanks to the leadership of the Patrick-Murray Administration, there are now 72 MW of solar power capacity installed …Continue Reading Energy By the Numbers: 72
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 One of the things I’m focused on is reducing energy use at state facilities. By investing in energy efficiency, the Patrick-Murray …Continue Reading Energy efficient lighting project will save $4 million