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BuildingEnergy Boston is in 2 Weeks!

Only 2 Weeks Until Your Favorite BuildingEnergy Content!

Two weeks from today, the NESEA community will be hearing from top minds and rising stars in the fields of high-performance building, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Will you be joining us? Advance registration will be closing soon, so don’t wait until the price increases—register today! […]

Fossil Free: a People-powered Push to Pass Resolutions Stopping New Fossil Fuel Projects

From Beta Coronel of 350.org

Last month, we won a huge victory when New York City and State committed to divesting their pension funds from fossil fuels. Not only that, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a lawsuit against the top fossil fuel companies for the damage climate change has caused the people […]

MA OFFSHORE ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH PUBLIC FORUM TO BE HELD ON JULY 11, 2017

WHOI and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Office of Environmental Programs will host a discussion on BOEM’s mission to manage development of U.S. outer continental shelf energy and mineral resources, with a focus on using the best available scientific research to inform decisions. Presenters will include Dr. William Y. (Bill) Brown, BOEM’s Chief Environmental […]

United States Climate Alliance

The Republican governors of Vermont and Massachusetts have come out in support of the Paris Climate Agreement (PCA), joining governors of a growing number of other states.

On June 1, only a short time after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the PCA, several states started taking a stand in […]

PH Mass June meeting

Building the First Multifamily Passive House in Massachusetts PH Mass June 13, 2017 6:30 to 8 PM @ BSA Boston Michelle Apigian and Richard O’Dwyer, ICON Architecture

Conceived as a demonstration project intended to set a replicable standard for high-quality. low-carbon development, The Distilleryis the largest Passive House project in Massachusetts. Located near Boston’s […]

Renewables Progress in Massachusetts

Wind turbine in Hull MA. CC by SA

By George Harvey

In December, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center released the 69-page “2016 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report,” providing information on how clean businesses are performing in the state. Its information is very encouraging. (http://bit.ly/MA-clean-energy-report)

The report says clean technology is […]

2017 Microgrid and DER Controller Symposium

Hosted by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and MIT Lincoln Labs, the 2017 Microgrid Symposium and Expo will take place on Thursday, February 16 at MIT. The event highlights microgrid controllers, a key component of microgrids, which are high-performing power grids that can separate, or “island” from the broader electricity grid in the event of […]

BOEM and MassCEC Release Marine Wildlife Survey Results to Guide Offshore Wind Development

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Wind Energy Areas Avoid High Concentrations of Protected Species 10-25-2016 WASHINGTON, Contacts: Tracey Moriarty, 703-787-1571

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announce the results of two new multi-year marine wildlife survey efforts that focus on collecting baseline biological occurrence and distribution data for […]

This Weekend: Co-Op Power Sustainable Energy Summit

Mark your calendars for the 12th annual Sustainable Energy Summit at Smith College in Northhampton, MA. You can find more information by clicking here or click on their web ad on the right.

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $700,000 in Funding for Offshore Wind Research Projects

BOSTON – August 26, 2016 – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $700,000 in funding for nine academic and research institutions across Massachusetts to advance studies relating to offshore wind development, building on the Commonwealth’s existing nation-leading offshore wind innovation activities. The funding will support three offshore wind research projects to identify industry workforce training […]