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NECEC Attends Second Annual E2Tech Expo

More than 300 people attended the second annual E2Tech Expo earlier this month at the University of Southern Maine in Portland. Attendees were treated to an engaging day of panel...

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A Message From the NECEC Team After Tuesday's Election 

Dear NECEC Community,   The 2016 Presidential election has touched a nerve for so many of us.   As leaders in an industry building businesses and creating jobs in clean...

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PricewaterhouseCoopers hosts 2nd Annual Investor Corporate Connect and Executive Roundtable

NECEC’s Cleantech Navigate Northeast program brought together clean energy and cleantech start-ups, investors, and corporate leaders at NECEC Sponsor PwC last week for a successful edition of one of our...

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Paris Agreement To Be Ratified Ahead of Schedule

Tomorrow, the United Nation’s pivotal Paris climate agreement will officially be ratified. With a vote of approval by the European Union last month, the agreement crossed the threshold of 55...

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The US Offshore Wind Industry Takes Flight off Block Island

Fifteen miles off the coast of Rhode Island, the US offshore wind industry has taken a giant step forward. With Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm constructed and set to deliver electricity to customers as soon as November, offshore wind has officially arrived. I recently joined representatives from Acadia Center, MIT, the Quebec Consulate, and other members of the New England Consumer Liaison Group (CLG) to visit the Block Island site and learn more about the amazing project. 

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NECEC and Foley Hoag LLP Host Energy Storage Forum

Just days after the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) released its comprehensive energy storage report State of Charge, NECEC and Foley Hoag LLP hosted a sold-out Energy Storage Forum in Boston and New York City. Featuring a robust panel connected by video link at both locations, attendees engaged in a timely discussion on the benefits, opportunities, and challenges of the emerging energy storage industry.

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An Offshore Wind Industry Blooms in New Bedford

Nearly one month after Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed this year’s landmark energy bill into law, the Commonwealth began the journey to developing the 1600 MW of offshore wind generation prescribed in the legislation.

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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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