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Clean Energy Takes Center Stage in Hartford

NECEC held it's third annual Connecticut Clean Energy Day in Hartford this week, where grid modernization and renewable energy took center stage. 

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Maine PUC Sends Bad Signal to Businesses

Late last week, we learned of an unfortunate situation in Maine, in which the Maine Public Utilities Commission decided to reconsider a decision made last December to approve Power Purchase...

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Clean Energy: A good Investment for New Hampshire

NECEC's New Hampshire State Coordinator and Executive Director of the New Hampshire Sustainable Energy Association spoke about why investing in clean energy and energy efficiency benefits New Hampshire businesses and ratepayers at the 2014 Green Eggs and New HAM-shire breakfast. 

 

 

 

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NECEC President on Energy Diversification

With much of New England seeing significant energy price increase this winter, policymakers are keenly focused on bringing down energy costs to ease the burden felt by businesses and residents. In last week’s Boston Business Journal, NECEC President Peter Rothstein addressed this issue head on.    

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NECEC Supports Legislation to Expand Rhode Island's RES

There was little opposition heard at last Thursday’s (January 29th) Rhode Island House Committee on Corporations hearing on an important bill to grow the Ocean State’s clean energy economy and diversify electricity supply resources that will further protect consumers from the volatile price fluctuations that the region is now experiencing.

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Mass Solar Coalition Brings Together Advocates Around the State

NECEC, along with our partners in the Mass Solar Coalition (SEBANE, SEIA and Vote Solar) brought together nearly 50 solar companies and advocates last Thursday for a meeting and conversation focused...

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Spreading Solar Across Rhode Island

With an impending blizzard heading towards the New England states, officials in Rhode Island were looking toward the sun Monday as they officially kicked off the successful residential solar program...

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Panel focuses on Energy Policy Priorities in Maine

Maine Governor Paul LePage’s second term agenda priority to lower energy costs for Mainers set the stage for NECEC Maine Affiliate E2Tech’s Maine Energy Policy breakfast at the Maple Farm in Hallowell, Maine this week with two panel discussions focused on energy policy and the upcoming legislative session. 

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Think CO2 is Just Waste? Think Again.

While CO2 is often viewed as an industrial waste that is contributing to global warming, on Thursday, January 15, thought leaders in finance, entrepreneurship, and the sciences came together to discuss CO2 as both a commodity and as a growing cleantech business opportunity. “CO2: From Waste to Worth-Exploring the Market for CO2-Based Commodities” was hosted by our team here at NECEC Institute, Brown University, Slater Technology Fund, and the Commerce Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund. The conference focused on the opportunities and challenges of the carbon capture, sequestration, and utilization market. The following are three major takeaways from the event:

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Time to Re-Calculate our Renewables

It is not often that there is a good news story that shows how public policy at the Statehouse can bring about more new jobs, decrease how much Vermonters spend...

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