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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 Governors for Effort to Procure Clean Energy

NECEC commends Governors Baker, Malloy and Raimondo for showing great leadership by working together to help address the energy challenges New England faces.

 

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Connecticut 2015 Clean Energy Priorities

NECEC’s priority is to ensure a cleaner, cheaper and more reliable energy future for Connecticut. NECEC stands ready to work with legislators and policymakers to refine proposed bills in the following areas and to implement the recommendations in the Draft 2014 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), where legislation is needed.

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NECEC and top Clean Energy Companies to Hold Third Annual Connecticut Clean Energy Day

As part of the New England Clean Energy Council’s (NECEC) Third Annual Connecticut Clean Energy Day, executives representing NECEC member companies will visit the Connecticut State Capitol tomorrow to showcase the state’s vibrant clean energy industry and the benefits it provides Connecticut. 

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NECEC and E2Tech Letter to Maine PUC RE RFP for Long-Term Contracts

NECEC and its Maine Affiliate E2Tech submitted the following letter regarding MPUC Docket Number 2014-00024 regarding reconsideration of “Request for Proposals for Long-Term Contracts for Capacity Resources and Associated Energy” proceeding through the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC).

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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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