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Making Solar Mainstream

Hundreds of people attended Vote Solar's Equinox East, which featured actor, director and clean energy advocate Mark Ruffalo, Chairman of New York Energy and Finance Chairman & NYSERDA Richard Kauffman and New York State Senator Kevin Parker as guest speakers.

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Maine's Gubernatorial Candidates Discuss Clean Energy

Last week, NECEC’s Maine State Affiliate the Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) hosted a special event to help businesses and homeowners make decisions about heating fuels, systems and technologies ahead of Maine’s winter heating season. 

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Member Spotlight: Qado Energy

Five years after Qado’s official founding, Qado has released GridUnityTM and brought on its first licensed utility customer and is negotiating with others across the US. In the next two years Fitzsimons expects to gain adoption from not only large investor-owned utilities, but also smaller municipal utilities as well as the engineering firms and developers they are working with in their territories.

 

 

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NECEC President: Clean energy shouldn’t be partisan

NECEC President Peter Rothstein publishes a letter to the editor in Providence Business News related to a recent article outlining the gubernatorial candidates positions on clean energy. 

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NextWave in Cleantech Investing Conference

NECEC's Ali Adler reports on Greentech Media’s Second annual NextWave in Greentech Investing Conference held in Menlo Park this month. Attended by about 100 investors, entrepreneurs, and industry experts each year, the conference explored the shifting landscape in cleantech finance and emerging trends addressing funding gaps that prevent rapid commercialization and proliferation of resource efficient products and services.

 

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The Grid Modernization Challenge and Opportunity in the Northeast

As many states throughout the Northeast embark on efforts to modernize their electricity systems, NECEC’s new white paper, Leading the Next Era of Electricity Innovation, argues that policy makers, regulators, and utility and advanced energy industry leaders across the Northeast must work together to craft a shared vision for the future of the region’s electricity system. 

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A Year in Review at NECEC’s Legislative Round Up

More than 70 members of the clean energy industry attended NECEC’s Legislative Round Up last week, hosted by NECEC sponsor Mintz Levin and ML Strategies.  The event included a riveting panel discussion focused on the legislative sessions throughout New England and featured NECEC state coordinators Jeff Marks of E2Tech in Maine, Kate Epsen of the New Hampshire Sustainable Energy Association, Mary Phil Guinan NECEC’s Connecticut State Coordinator, Charity Pennock NECEC’s Rhode Island State Coordinator, NECEC Government Relations Executive Dan Bosley, and NECEC VP of Policy and Government Affairs Janet Besser, as moderator.

 

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MA Legislation Promotes Heating and Cooling with Renewable Fuels

Legislation passed last week will make Massachusetts one of a few states in the country to sign into law comprehensive legislation to promote the use of clean, renewable fuels...

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NECEC and SEIA Statement on Passage of Solar Net Metering Bill

For Immediate Release - August 1, 2014 BOSTON-The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) are...

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Clean Energy Businesses, Utilities, Environmental Groups, Municipalities Ask Legislature to Pass Legislation to Advance Solar Energy

BOSTON - With two days left in the legislative session, National Grid, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE), the New England...

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