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RGGI Brings Economic, Environmental Benefits to Northeast

New RGGI Inc report shows investing proceeds in energy efficiency and clean energy, results in more economic and environmental benefits. 

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New England governors should lead region to a sustainable energy future

Tomorrow, the six New England Governors will meet in Hartford to discuss regional energy strategy and how to address New England’s high energy costs and needed energy infrastructure. NECEC believes clean energy must be part of any regional energy strategy. 

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Clean Energy Businesses Stand up For Renewable Energy Funding in New Hampshire

New Hampshire’s clean and renewable energy industry gathered in Concord this past Tuesday for a highly successful day with Senators, media, and fellow colleagues all centered on the need to protect NH's only dedicated Renewable Energy Fund.

 

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New Program Seeks to Streamline Small Solar for Non-Profits, Municipalities and State Facilities

PowerOptions—Massachusetts’ largest energy buying group—is developing a new solar program aimed at saving time and money for members (which include nonprofit organizations and municipal and state facilities) by streamlining and standardizing the process for going solar. 

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Solar is Working for New Bedford

The city of New Bedford has made great strides in establishing itself as a leader in renewable energy development. Currently, the city is second only to Honolulu in solar energy production per capita and in 2014 it purchased a remarkable 50 percent of its energy from solar. 

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Rhode Island Clean Energy Day

More than a dozen representatives from NECEC member companies joined our policy team this Tuesday for our Third Annual Rhode Island Clean Energy Day.

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Merging Industry Specific Agencies Would be Misguided

Merging the Commonwealth’s industry-specific public agencies, such as the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, is misguided and would hurt the Commonwealth’s fastest-growing sectors. 

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Rhode Island Governor Announces Green Bank

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo and General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced plans this week for the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) to fund energy improvement projects.

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Eversource Energy to Create $5 Million Clean Energy Fund in New Hampshire

NECEC’s New Hampshire State Coordinator Kate Epsen, the Executive Director of the New Hampshire Sustainable Energy Association and CleanTech Council, released the following statement commenting on the news that Eversource Energy will sell it’s Public Service of New Hampshire electric generating facilities and form a Clean Energy Fund of $5 million to invest in energy efficiency and distributed generation projects.

 

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Innovators Align at Navigate Summit in New York

More than 80 leaders in clean technology innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization, came together for NECEC’s second annual Cleantech Navigate Northeast Summit at GE Global Research in Schenectedy, New York on...

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