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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

Mass Solar Coalition Proposes Legislation to Extend Task Force, Ensure Solar Industry Growth in Massachusetts

The Mass Solar Coalition, which is coordinated by New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC), Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE), Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar, today announced its support for proposed legislation to extend the Net Metering and Solar Task Force report deadline and raise the state’s net metering cap to maintain solar development while the Task Force develops a long-term comprehensive solution to ensure the growth of solar in Massachusetts. 

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NECEC STATEMENT ON BAKER ADMINISTRATION ENERGY APPOINTMENTS

NECEC (New England Clean Energy Council) congratulates today’s energy appointments announced by Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matt Beaton: Ronald Gerwatowski as Assistant Secretary of Energy, Angela O’Connor, as Chair of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU), Robert Hayden as DPU Commissioner and Daniel Burgess as Commissioner of the Department of Energy Resources (DOER).  

 

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Cleantech Navigate Northeast Launches New Web Platform to Connect Entrepreneurs with Regional Resources

NECEC Institute’s Cleantech Navigate Northeast program, today launched the Navigate Explorer, a new digital platform to help cleantech entrepreneurs throughout the northeast connect to the resources they need to grow. The Navigate Explorer is a one-stop-shop where entrepreneurs can access resources, request support and connect to Cleantech Navigate Northeast’s community and resources, including experts, mentors, support organizations and funding opportunities throughout the Northeast.

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Solar Energy Advocates Form Coalition to Advance Solar Energy in Massachusetts

New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC), Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE), Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar today announced it has formed a new coalition to work with the Massachusetts Legislature, the new administration and other stakeholders to ensure the Commonwealth’s continued success in advancing solar energy. 

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NECEC Statement on Massachusetts Governor-Elect Baker's Appointment for Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs

NECEC (the New England Clean Energy Council) congratulates Representative Matthew Beaton on his appointment to the important role of Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs. NECEC President Peter Rothstein released the following statement regarding the appointment announced today by Governor-Elect Charlie Baker.

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NECEC Announces New Network to Help Large Corporations Expand Strategic Partnerships in Cleantech

The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today announced that GE Ventures, Schneider Electric and Northeast Utilities have joined NECEC’s Strategic Partner Network (SPN), aimed at helping leading global corporations grow their roles as strategic partners in energy innovation. 

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Eight Awardees Honored at NECEC 7th Annual Green Tie Gala

Clean Energy Industry Leaders Celebrate Companies; NECEC Honors outstanding companies & regional clean energy innovation leaders. 

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NECEC, AEE and ACE NY Reply Comments to NY REV Straw Proposal

NECEC joined AEE Institute, the Alliance for Clean Energy New York and their respective member companies in submitting reply comments to the Track 1 Straw Proposal for the New York Public Service Commission's Reforming the Energy Vision. 

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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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