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Member Spotlight: Resolute Marine Energy

Member Spotlight: Resolute Marine Energy

 

New England Clean Energy Council has just begun a new Member Spotlight project, where we will regularly feature a Member company and its experiences on our blog. We are kicking things off with Resolute Marine Energy, a startup developing the world’s first wave-driven desalination system. Resolute uses wave-powered technology to desalinate seawater, providing potable fresh water for near-shore communities in developing countries.

 

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SustainX Awarded 11 Additional U.S. Patents for Energy Storage Innovations

SustainX Awarded 11 Additional U.S. Patents for Energy Storage Innovations

 

SustainX has announced that it has been issued eleven patents that provide protection for its isothermal compressed air energy storage (ICAES) technology. SustainX is a developer of utility-scale bulk compressed air energy storage systems. The company is currently building its first megawatt-scale system, expected to be operational in the first half of 2013.

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Blackstone Raises $2.5B for its First Energy Fund

Blackstone Group Raises $2.5 Billion for its First Energy Fund

 

The Blackstone Group has raised more than $2.5 billion in its first energy-focused fund, exceeding its original goal of $2 billion. Although Blackstone has invested in energy since 1997, this fund represents the firm's first investment vehicle that will target global energy opportunities.

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Amherst Begins Landfill Solar Project

Amherst begins landfill solar project

 

The Town of Amherst has signed a power purchase agreement with NECEC Member Blue Wave Capital and Smart Energy Capital to purchase electricity generated from a landfill solar project. The solar panels, which will be installed on the Old Belchertown Road landfill, will help to save the town money on its electricity bills. 

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Digital Lumens Moves to Boston's Innovation District

 Digital Lumens Moves to Boston's Innovation District

 

Digital Lumens has relocated its headquarters to Boston's Innovation District, joining a number of other cleantech companies. The company signed a lease for 16,000 square feet, more than doubling its former office space and making room for its expanded research & development, sales, and support departments. The lease was brokered by NECEC Member T3 Advisors.

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Borrego Solar Named One of America's Fastest-Growing Companies by Inc. Magazine

Borrego Solar Named One of America's Fastest-Growing Companies by Inc. Magazine

 

Borrego Solar was included on Inc. Magazine's 50/5000 list of America's fastest growing companies. Borrego was ranked number 985 (and 35th among energy companies) after having grown at a rate of 322% over the last three years.

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SPG Solar Names Doug May CEO

SPG Solar Names Doug May CEO

 

SPG Solar has announced the appointment of Doug May as CEO. May has more than thirty years of experience in high tech and renewable energy, most recently serving as President and CEO of Unirac. For the past nine years, May has been a solar industry leader in accelerating cost reductions and product innovation.

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Town of Tewksbury Installs Five BigBelly Solar Trash Compactors

Five Solar-Powered Trash Compactors Installed

 

The town of Tewksbury, MA has installed five BigBelly Solar trash compactors in four different public locations. Because of its designation as a Green Community, Tewksbury received the trash compactors for free from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources. 

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