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Biggest summer class ever for MA Clean Energy Internship Program

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Internship Program is in a middle of another outstanding summer season. 

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NEEP Leaders Pave Their Own Paths to Energy Efficiency

Earlier this month, the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships announced its 2015 Northeast Business Leaders for Energy Efficiency, a collection of organizations setting the bar in their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and reduce energy costs by improve the efficiency of their energy systems.    

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Get More Money Faster: How to Optimize Your Investor Pitch Deck

A recent study from DocSend and Harvard Business School Professor Tom Eisenmann took a look at more than 200 companies raising external capital and came away with some interesting findings, which may surprise startups who have labored over their perfect pitch deck.

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RGGI: Reducing Energy Costs and Greenhouse Gases in Maine

Six years in, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is generating the energy efficiency savings and green house gas reductions it set out to achieve, according to a new report from the Maine Public Utilities Commission.

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Students from Across the Country Shine at National Clean Energy Business Competition

On a warm summer day last month, the top student energy businesses from across the country gathered in our nation’s capitol to compete for a $50,000 prize and the visibility...

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Looking up to ME

The events that took place during Maine Startup and Create Week were an impressive showcase of how grassroots efforts are creating a vibrant innovation ecosystem, allowing  Maine to cultivate innovation in ways that warrant our attention.

 

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Unique Event Unites Cleantech CEOs and Founders

It’s not every day that the brightest minds at the heart of the Northeast’s flourishing cleantech entrepreneurial community gather in the same room at the same time. NECEC’s Cleantech Navigate Northeast brought together more than 40 company founders, CEOs and executives at its first-ever “Founder and CEO Summit” on June 12.

 

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Energy Costs: A Problem in Need of a Clean Energy Solution

Energy supply and costs are among our country’s most pressing economic development and policy issues. Here in New England we frequently hear loud grumbling from a variety of stakeholders—and often policy makers—about how the high cost of energy is driving businesses away from New England. Unfortunately, those grumblings are misguided and out of context and not focused on long-term solutions.

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Rhode Island Small Businesses Gather to Discuss Why Clean Energy Makes Good Business Sense.

More than 50 people assembled earlier this month for the Small Business Energy Workshop hosted by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in partnership with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER),...

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Talking About Bringing Diversity to Clean Energy

As part of its“Clean Talks” panel series, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) held an engaging panel discussion yesterday focused on the challenge of increasing diversity in the clean energy industry.

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