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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

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

What makes up my electric bill? Posted on Jan 31

What makes up my electric bill?

David Cash Commissioner, Department of Public Utilities (DPU) View David's Complete Bio Ever wonder what you’re paying for every month when you get your bill?  There are basically four parts of your electric bill.  1. The Commodity used to make the electricity (Blue).  The commodity –   …Continue Reading What makes up my electric bill?

Energy By the Numbers: 72 Posted on Jan 13

Energy By the Numbers: 72

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

Energy efficient lighting project will save $4 million Posted on Jan 10

Energy efficient lighting project will save $4 million

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