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Raimondo Looks to Economic Development and Renewables in 2016 Budget Proposal

Economic development was they key focus of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo’s Budget Address this Tuesday, and her budget also includes numerous initiatives to drive renewable energy as part of...

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Startup Shortcut: Navigating Your Accelerator Options

Here in Boston, startups have no shortage of accelerators to choose from to help turn their business ideas into full-fledged companies. But it can be hard for startups to understand...

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A Win for Energy Consumers from SCOTUS

File Monday January 25, 2016 under the heading “A winning day for energy consumers!” Why, you ask? Essentially, the US Supreme Court this morning ruled in favor of electricity system innovation...

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Incubating Cleantech in the Northeast!

After a recent grant announcement for Massachusetts' cleantech incubators, NECEC takes a look at all the organizations fostering cleantech entrepreneurship through incubators in the Northeast. 

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Connecticut's Clean Energy Year Ahead

At the Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) annual Legislative review last night in Cromwell, panel members as well as Chairs of the Energy and Technology Committee Rep. Lonnie Reed...

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State of Clean Energy is Strong

Clean Energy played a prominent role in two key speeches this week, starting with a decisive rallying cry for America to lead the clean energy future from President Obama during...

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NECEC’s Year in Review

It has been quite a busy year for our team at NECEC. But what year isn’t busy in our actively-engaged clean energy community dedicated to growing this industry to a place of...

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COP in Perspective: A Monumental Agreement – Time for Business, Markets and Innovation to Step Up

NECEC President Peter Rothstein reflects on a week in paris at the COP21 Climate Negotiations, which lead to a landmark climate agreement that will be a game changer for clean energy. 

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COP Conversations: Energy Innovation and the US Northeast Clean Energy Grid

On our last day at the COP21 Climate Conference, we brought together our member company delegates--Geoff Chapin, of Next Step Living, Rob Pratt of GreenerU, Shruthi Rao of Adapt Ready, and David Cash, Dean of the McCormack School at UMass Boston--with New York State’s Energy Czar Richard Kauffman and NECEC’s Corporate Development Executive Alistair Pim for a discussion on just this topic at a panel called “Energy Innovation and the US Northeast Clean Energy Grid” at La Galerie des Solutions in Paris.  NECEC President Peter Rothstein moderated the panel.

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The Hidden Challenge: What Lies Beneath Clean Tech’s Global Plans

As a fast-growing industry, cleantech companies know that opportunities for growth are increasing each and every day. But with every opportunity comes risk and how a company keeps those risks...

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