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Energy Storage Front and Center in New England and Beyond

Energy storage is grabbing headlines both nationally and locally this week. On Tuesday, a US Senator from New Mexico filed the Energy Storage and Deployment Act of 2015, which would...

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Connecting Cleantech to Customers in Somerville

This week, Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone announced a new program to help the city pilot new clean energy technologies as part of its climate and sustainability goals.    

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NECEC Members Featured in Boston Globe Magazine "Game Changers" Issue

This week’s Sunday Boston Globe Magazine revealed its 2015 Game Changers, a list of 51 innovative people and organizations that have worked on extraordinary things in the last year and...

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Industry Champions Clean Energy at MA State House

The NECEC team wrapped up another busy season of legislative advocacy days this week with our 4th Annual Massachusetts Clean Energy Day at the State House in Boston on Tuesday. 

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Solar Focus of Worcester Power Breakfast

Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matt Beaton announced that the Commonwealth was more than half way to its goal to install 1600 megawatts of solar by 2020 on Wednesday to a crowd of a hundred central Massachusetts business leaders gathered at the Worcester Business Journal’s Power Breakfast.

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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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