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Congrats to NECEC's 2014 Green Tie Gala Award Finalists

Congratulations to all of the finalists for our 2014 Green Tie Gala Awards. Tickets are still available for this unique celebration of the New England clean energy industry ‘s growth and accomplishments over the year. 

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Eight NECEC Members Named in 2014 Global Cleantech 100

The Cleantech Group’s sixth annual Global Cleantech 100 report recognizes eight NECEC members for being some of the leading entrepreneurs across the breadth of the clean technology and resource efficiency theme. 

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Six graphics about clean energy jobs in Massachusetts you should see

The 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report was recently released. Prepared by BW Research Partnership for the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, the report has lots of good news about job growth.  Here are six graphics to get you interested.

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Clean Energy: Good for the economy and good for business in Massachusetts

Yesterday, NECEC President Peter Rothstein and I joined a number of clean energy business leaders, public officials and some enthusiastic students and educators at Boston’s Green Academy, where Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced for that the third-straight year the state’s clean energy sector has seen double digit job growth. 

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WGA Wind Power Projects Top 12,000 MW

William Gallagher Associates’ Renewable Energy and Clean Technology Team continue to expand its practice through the successful addition of several new wind developers and their projects.  These 

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Looking Inside Energy with Elon Musk

NECEC's Ali Adler had the opportunity to attend Solar City’s annual Inside Energy conference--a half day event that attracted high-caliber attendees from clean energy business, finance and policy. The feature of the event, of course, was a fireside chat with Elon Musk and Solar City CEO and founder Lyndon Rive, moderated by Ron Pernick of CleanEdge.

 

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50 NECEC firms have 486 job openings in New England right now

To get a snapshot of what’s going on, we dove into the websites of NECEC member companies on Tuesday, September 23, and created a sample of fifty to report on. Keep in mind that these fifty companies are only a tiny fraction of the hundreds of firms in the region’s clean energy industry, and that many firms don’t post openings.

 

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Making Solar Mainstream

Hundreds of people attended Vote Solar's Equinox East, which featured actor, director and clean energy advocate Mark Ruffalo, Chairman of New York Energy and Finance Chairman & NYSERDA Richard Kauffman and New York State Senator Kevin Parker as guest speakers.

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Maine's Gubernatorial Candidates Discuss Clean Energy

Last week, NECEC’s Maine State Affiliate the Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) hosted a special event to help businesses and homeowners make decisions about heating fuels, systems and technologies ahead of Maine’s winter heating season. 

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Member Spotlight: Qado Energy

Five years after Qado’s official founding, Qado has released GridUnityTM and brought on its first licensed utility customer and is negotiating with others across the US. In the next two years Fitzsimons expects to gain adoption from not only large investor-owned utilities, but also smaller municipal utilities as well as the engineering firms and developers they are working with in their territories.

 

 

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