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Massachusetts Clean Cities Coalition – Local Steps Toward Nationwide Success Posted on Aug 6

Massachusetts Clean Cities Coalition – Local Steps Toward Nationwide Success

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Cities program didn’t get any china or platinum for its 20th anniversary this year. Instead the program’s anniversary gift is pride; pride in the fact that over two decades, nationwide efforts have saved more than 5 billion gallons   …Continue Reading Massachusetts Clean Cities Coalition – Local Steps Toward Nationwide Success

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.

Step-by-Step Guide to Solarize Posted on Oct 10

Step-by-Step Guide to Solarize

Alicia Barton McDevitt CEO and Executive Director at Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) View Alicia's Bio You only have until October 31 to take advantage of the economic and environmental benefits of the Solarize Massachusetts Program.  Solarize Massachusetts allows residents and small businesses to access   …Continue Reading Step-by-Step Guide to Solarize

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

Moove over, Fossil Fuels! Posted on Sep 14

Moove over, Fossil Fuels!

Lisa Capone Deputy Director – Green Communities Division Department of Energy Resources View Lisa’s Complete Bio   The clean energy future looks (and sounds) like this: red barns atop a hillside rippling with ripening corn, workers in dusty boots and jeans, and the bellow of   …Continue Reading Moove over, Fossil Fuels!

Video: Governor Patrick champions Massachusetts leadership in clean energy Posted on Jun 7

Video: Governor Patrick champions Massachusetts leadership in clean energy

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 Last week I visited a clean energy company in Boston with Governor Patrick who delivered a rousing speech about Massachusetts' leadership on clean   …Continue Reading Video: Governor Patrick champions Massachusetts leadership in clean energy

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

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.

Worcester environmental director named White House Champion of Change Posted on Mar 21

Worcester environmental director named White House Champion of Change

Phil Guerin was named a “White House Champion of Change” in a West Wing ceremony on February 15. Three levels of government – federal, state and local – brought an energy project to life. Guerin, the City of Worcester’s Director of Environmental Systems for the Department of Public Works and Parks, was the key “person-on-the-ground” who brought project to a successful conclusion in the form of a 135 kw solar array that provides electricity to an energy intensive water filtration plant.

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.