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The Northeast Clean Energy Industry Steps Up

From time to time there are external events and internal milestones that converge to create new business and societal opportunities, occasionally leading to transformational strategic change. Here in the northeast...

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Horizon18 Building on US Northeast Clean Economy Solutions

Since the Trump Administration’s announcement in June of 2017 to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords, state and regional leadership and public-private collaboration on clean energy have become more critical than ever....

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The Northeast Is Still In

One year ago today, a coalition of businesses, investors, universities, cultural institutions, faith groups, cities, states, and tribes launched the We Are Still In declaration. This declaration affirmed its signatories...

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An Opportunity for the Northeast to Lead - NECEC's Perspective on the Paris Climate Agreement

Last week’s news that President Trump would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord was especially disappointing for our region’s clean energy industry. Please read NECEC’s press statement on what...

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Undoing Clean Power Plan is a Missed Opportunity to Modernize US Energy System

This week, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to begin undoing the US EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP), which mandates reductions in carbon emissions from the power sector. As...

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A Message From the NECEC Team After Tuesday's Election 

Dear NECEC Community,   The 2016 Presidential election has touched a nerve for so many of us.   As leaders in an industry building businesses and creating jobs in clean...

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Sustainable Investing in 2016 and Beyond: Key Takeaways from Citi's Recent NYC Conference

The unique forum featured discussions about companies that are developing new solutions for longstanding industry issues and perspectives from financial sector thought leaders about how to build cleantech companies and where the opportunities and gaps are in investment models and financial products. 

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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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Energy Transition, Corporate Leadership Emerge as Trends in Paris

Clean energy and climate issues are in the news at an unprecedented level as international leaders hammer out a climate agreement here in Paris.  But on the sidelines of the...

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