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Another Great Class of MassCEC Clean Energy Industry Summer Interns

It’s no secret that outstanding talent from leading colleges and universities is a key advantage for Massachusetts.  Access to talent is one of the main reasons that the Bay State is home to so many clean energy companies.  For proof of that advantage, one need only review results from the 2016 Clean Energy Industry Summer Internship Program from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC).    

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Signing of the Times: Gov. Baker Inks Momentous Clean Energy Legislation at State House Ceremony

Under a blazing summer sun, with more than a hundred people from the clean energy community and Legislature watching, Governor Charlie Baker signed a major piece of energy legislation into law this week, setting the Commonwealth on a path that will accelerate the deployment of clean energy and accelerate the economy by providing a stable policy framework for investors and developers of clean energy.

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NECEC Reviews a Successful Year in Clean Energy Policy

Nearly 80 clean energy business leaders and clean energy advocates came together in Boston’s Seaport District this Tuesday for NECEC’s Annual Legislative Roundup, during which an all-star panel of NECEC’s policy...

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Banner Year for Renewables in Rhode Island

After a successful legislative session for renewable energy in Rhode Island, I had the pleasure of joining Ocean State public officials and clean energy business leaders at Newport Vineyards last...

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2016 NECEC SPN Cleantech Financial Innovation Summit

Earlier this month, NECEC hosted a unique event that brought together more than 50 business leaders from NECEC’s Strategic Partner Network (Shell, GE, Saint Gobain, Veolia, Schneider Electric, EverSource and National Grid), cleantech start-ups, state energy officials, and investors from major banks, venture capital firms, and angel investment groups. The first-ever Cleantech Financial Innovation Summit at National Grid in Brooklyn, NY was an exclusive full-day event that covered financial innovation in all stages of cleantech and spurred conversations sure to influence investors in clean energy in the future.

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Northeast Continues to Lead in 2016 U.S Clean Tech Leadership Index

Once again, the Northeast ranks highly in the annual US Clean Tech Leadership Index published by the cleantech research firm Clean Edge Inc. Northeastern states Massachusetts and New York came in as...

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What’s Next for Grid Mod in the Granite State?

NECEC and our New Hampshire state partners teamed up to bring together more than 40 business leaders, and leaders from state government this week to discuss the ideas behind New...

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The Business Value of Demand Flexibility

In this digital age, electricity is the lifeblood of our society. After any major disruptive event, the top priority is to restore electric power service. Without power we lack heat, air...

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Clean Energy a Top Priority Among Massachusetts Outstanding Energy & Environment Educators

NECEC was recognized with an “Honor Roll” award from the Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs for our work connecting clean energy employers with the state’s educational community as part of our workforce development efforts    

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Start Spreading the News: Boston-NYC Innovation Partners Team Up to Support Cleantech Startups

While they may have baseball rivalries like nowhere else in the country, New York City and Boston share a common strength when it comes to vibrant cleantech innovation communities. As...

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