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Welcome to the NECEC Newsroom, where you’ll find the latest NECEC news, announcements, public testimony and more!  For media inquiries, contact Kate Plourd: 617.500.9993

NECEC Commends Massachusetts for Ranking #1 as Most Energy Efficient State for Fourth Year in a Row

The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today issued the following statement around the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, which ranked Massachusetts as the number one state in energy efficiency for the fourth year running with four New England states in the Top Ten. 

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NECEC Letter in Opposition of FERC Docket No. EL14-55

In this letter in opposition to FERC Docket No. EL14-55, NECEC strongly urges the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject the FirstEnergy complaint, and thus allow demand response and energy efficiency to continue providing value to consumers, businesses, and wide array of both public and private organizations.

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NECEC Announces Finalists for 2014 Green Tie Gala Awards

NECEC, which includes the New England Clean Energy Council and NECEC Institute, today announced 13 finalists for its Annual “Green Tie Gala” awards, honoring exceptional companies and individuals in the region’s clean energy industry.

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Next MA Governor Must Embrace Clean Energy Cluster as MassCEC Report Shows Third Year of Double-Digit Job Growth

The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today issued the following statement around the 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy report issued today by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC). The NECEC both applauded the strong jobs and economic numbers highlighted in the report while calling for the Commonwealth’s next governor to embrace and expand the state’s clean energy policies to build on the sector’s current momentum.      

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NECEC Highlights Importance of Next Governors Energy Strategy in Maine

 The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today issued the following statement around E2Tech’s gubernatorial forum “Heat of the Moment: Plans from State Officials, Energy Companies, and Maine's Next Governor.” The NECEC statement calls for Maine’s next governor to embrace and expand the state’s clean energy policies to ensure the expansion of clean energy.  

 

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NECEC Report: Northeast Should Lead on Grid Modernization and New Utility Business Models for a 21st Century Electricity System

As states throughout the Northeast embark on efforts to adapt their electricity systems to these changes, NECEC today released a new white paper,Leading the Next Era of Electricity Innovation, which outlines the steps policy makers, regulators, utilities and the clean energy industry across the Northeast must take to realize a 21st century electricity system that delivers economic, energy and environmental benefits for the region’s citizens, businesses ad industries.

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NECEC and SEIA Statement on Passage of Massachusetts Solar Net Metering Bill

The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) are pleased to see that the Legislature has addressed Massachusetts’ short-term bottleneck on solar projects by enacting S 2214.

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Clean Energy Businesses, Utilities, Environmental Groups, Municipalities Ask Legislature to Pass Solar Bill

With two days left in the legislative session, National Grid, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE), the New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC), the Massachusetts Municipal Association...

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NECEC Report: Next Governors Critical to New England Clean Energy Future

The upcoming elections this November will be central in deciding the fate of the clean energy industry in New England, according to a new report released today by the New England Clean Energy Council and NECEC Institute (NECEC). Empowering New...

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NECEC Letter Regarding FERC Demand Response Order

NECEC letter to the Maryland Public Service Commission expressing support for the request for rehearing en banc on the May 23rd DC Circuit decision related to Order 745.

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