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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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Baker Administration Commits to 1600 MW Solar Goal

Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matt Beaton kicked off an exciting first day at the annual PV America conference in Boston yesterday by reaffirming that the Baker Administration is committed to achieving the solar goal set by the previous administration to install at least 1600 megawatts of solar by 2020.  

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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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