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How Does Boston Decide Which Buildings to Turn Green? Retroficiency Can Help

How Does Boston Decide Which Buildings to Turn Green? Retroficiency Can Help

 

Retroficiency and its energy analytics technology were recently featured in BostInno. The company uses algorithms to help customers decide which energy efficiency projects will have the largest return on investment, rating projects on cost, energy reduction, CO2 emissions, and a number of other factors. Retroficiency is one of the most advanced companies working at the intersection of energy and big data, having raised $3.3 million last November.

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Governor Deval Patrick Signs Massachusetts Energy Bill

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GOVERNOR DEVAL PATRICK SIGNS MASSACHUSETTS ENERGY BILL: NEW LAW PROMOTES CLEAN AND RENEWABLE ENERGY  

 

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CleanTech Veteran Joins BigBelly Solar Board of Directors

CleanTech Veteran Joins BigBelly Solar Board of Directors

 

Clean tech leader and NECEC co-founder Mitch Tyson is joining BigBelly Solar's Board of Directors. Tyson, who already serves on the Board of Directors at 7AC Technologies and NECEC, as well as the advisory board at GreenerU, is also the former CEO of Advanced Electron Beams. Tyson described his excitement for this new opportunity, saying, "I look forward to helping them expand their client base and suite of solutions while advancing the environmental and sustainability goals of their customers."

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Massachusetts Energy Bill Passes in Legislature: Huge Boost to Clean and Renewable Energy

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MASSACHUSETTS ENERGY BILL PASSES IN LEGISLATURE: HUGE BOOST TO CLEAN AND RENEWABLE ENERGY 

 

 

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Trackers Lead Solar Into Harshest of Environments

Trackers Lead Solar Into Harshest of Environments

 

A recent piece by Bill Elwell, Vice President of the Products Division at SPG Solar, debunks the muth that solar power does not work in certain areas because of harsh conditions. Innovative PV solar trackers follow the sun throughout the day, and are capable of producing 25% more solar energy than traditional fixed-tilt systems. Solar trackers have been implemented in projects ranging from 8,000 feet above sea level to 242 feet below with resounding success.

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A New Point System Lets You Measure the Sustainability Impact of Everything

A New Point System Lets You Measure the Sustainability Impact of Everything

 

Energy Points and its innovative data mining technology were recently featured on Fast Company's Co.Exist site. Energy Points' applications quantify sustainability by taking diverse units and translating them all into the amount of energy it takes to generate one gallon of gasoline. By using one common unit, companies are then able to compare sustainability projects and resource consumption much more efficiently.

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Borrego Solar Creates Its Largest Single Fund for Solar Energy Projects

Borrego Solar Creates Its Largest Single Fund for Solar Energy Projects

 

Borrego Solar has closed a new $64.4 million fund for financing solar projects for a number of municipal, educational, and corporate customers. This latest fund, which is Borrego's largest since the company began offering cost-effective Power Purchase Agreements in 2009, brings the company's total raised capital to over $225 million. The fund will be used to build eight projects totalling more than 18 megawatts of solar energy.

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Ernst & Young's Headquarters Goes Green With Lighting Retrofit Project

Ernst & Young's Headquarters Goes Green With Lighting Retrofit Project

 

Ernst & Young LLP has completed a lighting retrofit in its New York City headquarters. The new energy efficient lighting--a result of one of the largest lighting retrofits in New York history--will cut the building's annual energy use by 2.9 million kilowatt-hours. The updated facilities will also reduce the office's lighting-related energy and maintenance costs, saving the company an annual $1 million.

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New England Governors Adopt Clean Energy Resolution on Regional Procurement

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             July 30, 2012                            
 
NEW ENGLAND GOVERNORS ADOPT CLEAN ENERGY RESOLUTION ON REGIONAL PROCUREMENT
 

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Interview With Tina M. Bennett, President of Conservation Services Group

CEO One on One with Tina M. Bennett

 

A recent interview with Conservation Services Group President Tina M. Bennett addresses the rapid growth of CSG and the energy efficiency sector, explaining that the Westborough-based organization has played an important role in making Massachusetts the number one state in energy efficiency.

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