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Mass Solar Coalition Continues to Grow

Last month, NECEC and our solar energy partners founded the Mass Solar Coalition, an alliance founded by NECEC, SEIA, SEBANE and Vote Solar to work to bring together their members...

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NECEC Defends Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Programs

Earlier this month, energy efficiency consultant Matt Golden published an article at Greentech Media on why top-down efficiency programs don't work, singling out Massachusetts as an example.  The piece left out some important facts...

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How “U” can help

Hundreds of international environmental experts are convened in Lima, Peru this week to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet by limiting emissions. As I pore over the Intergovernmental...

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Join the Navigate Explorer to Strengthen Our Regional Community

In case you missed the exciting news earlier this month, Cleantech Navigate Northeast—NECEC’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship program—has officially launched its new web platform: the Navigate Explorer. Navigate Explorer is the...

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Clean Energy Rises in Maine

Earlier this week, the Pew Charitable Trusts released an exciting report about how the state of Maine is pioneering clean energy development and driving private investment in the clean energy...

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NECEC Unites Emerging Companies and Real Estate Companies for Early Adoption Roundtable

Earlier this week, NECEC Institute teamed up with Green Light New York to bring together real estate executives and cleantech founders at a unique event to explore challenges in adopting new building technologies.

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New England States Get High Marks in "Freeing the Grid’ Report

 

Vote Solar and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) released the 2014 edition of Freeing the Grid, a policy guide that grades all 50 states on their net metering and interconnection procedures. In concert with one another, these policies empower energy customers to use rooftop solar and other small-scale renewables to meet their own electricity needs. States nationwide have generally upheld their 2013 grades and all New England states remained in the ‘A’ to ‘B’ grade range in the net metering category.

 

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NREL Conference Showcases Northeast's Innovation Prowess

  The Norhteast's cleantech innovation community was well-represented at the National Renewable Energy Lab's (NREL) Industry Growth Forum last month in Denver. Over the two day conference I heard from exciting companies...

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Sights from NECEC's 7th Annual Green Tie Gala

NECEC's 7th Annual Green Tie Gala took place on October 30th at the Fairmont Copley Hotel. 

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NECEC Publishes Demo Guide for Building Efficiency

With corporate sustainability a significant priority for businesses both large and small today, reducing energy use and shifting towards renewable energy are becoming driving factors to achieve sustainability goals, and...

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