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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. (

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 […]

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MassCEC Awards $1.1 Million for Clean Energy Projects


BOSTON – July 13, 2015 – Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $1.1 million in funding for three projects across Massachusetts that will convert organic materials into energy.

“Supporting the adoption of clean energy projects across the state means we’re helping organizations and businesses cut energy costs and protect our […]

A Few Notes on Greenfield, MA

Clair Chang and John Ward of the Solar Store of Greenfield. Photo courtesy of Clair Chang.

By Green Energy Times Staff

Over the years, Greenfield has been a leading community in energy, efficiency, and sustainability. Five from recent history might be taken as representative.

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), which had originally been […]

Rally to Save Cape Wind

Saturday, 1 pm, Boston Common

Dear friends,

Our campaign to save Cape Wind has become more urgent than ever. Last Wednesday, National Grid announced that they were joining the effort to expand the Spectra gas pipeline — one of several polluting and unnecessary new gas pipelines proposed for our state. We need […]

Tufts Conference: Restoring Ecosystems to Reverse Global Warming

Nov. 21-23, 2014

“Big conference coming up at Tufts on the potential of soils to hold carbon–important stuff!” – Bill McKibben

Restoring Ecosystems to Reverse Global Warming Bringing the Power of Biology into the Forefront of the Climate Movement

Nov. 21-23, 2014

Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts

Organized and […]