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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

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

Energy by the numbers: 2.7 Million Posted on Apr 12

Energy by the numbers: 2.7 Million

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.

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

2012: Time for the new (and improved!) Posted on Feb 10

2012: Time for the new (and improved!)

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!)

How to make the most of farm energy projects Posted on Feb 1

How to make the most of farm energy projects

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

A year in review…the clean energy revolution continues Posted on Jan 25

A year in review…the clean energy revolution continues

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