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Real Goods Solar & Gestamp Solar Partner for 4.8 MW of Renewable Energy in Vermont

Real Goods Solar and Gestamp Solar Partner for 4.8 MegaWatts of Renewable Energy in Vermont

 

NECEC Member Real Goods Solar is partnering with Gestamp Solar to construct 4.8 megawatts of solar projects in Vermont. The companies expect to begin production later this month and to finish the projects by the end of the year. Real Goods Solar will design and install the two projects in Pownal and Williamstown, and Gestamp Solar will own and operate the facilities.

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Boston to Install 400 Solar-Powered Trash Cans

Boston to Install 400 Solar-Powered Trash Cans

 

Boston will install 400 more BigBelly Solar trash and recycling bins across the city in the next year, adding to the 176 already in use. New York advertising agency Vector Media is paying to install and maintain the bins in exchange for advertising space on them, a move that will save the city $3 million. The BigBelly units have built-in trash compactors and are equipped with sensors and wireless Internet connections that allow city workers to see when they need to be emptied.

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CA Technologies Commits to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 35% by 2020

CA Technologies Commits to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 35% by 2020

 

CA Technologies has announced its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 35% by 2020, from a 2006 baseline. The company's Sustainability Report highlighted past successes and laid out future goals, which they hope to achieve through increased use of renewable sources of energy and energy efficiency measures.

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Southwest Windpower Turbines Power Remote Alaska Village Water Treatment Plant

Southwest Windpower Turbines Power Remote Alaska Village Water Treatment Plant

 

Southwest Windpower has partnered with other organizations in Alaska to install three wind turbines in the remote coastal village of Goodnews Bay, located 500 miles west of Anchorage. Before the turbines began operating, the village relied entirely on diesel generators for its electricity. The wind turbines are expected to supply 75% of the energy for the village's water plant, and any excess energy will be distributed throughout Goodnews Bay through a micro-grid.

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Will Cambrian Innovation Revolutionize Waste Water Treatment?

Will Cambrian Innovation Revolutionize Waste Water Treatment?

 

Cambrian Innovation's lead product, ExoGen, uses anaerobic digestion to make wastewater treatment for industry and agriculture more energy efficient. ExoGen is in the piloting stage for the next six to eighteen months. Cambrian founder Matt Silver expects that this product will be able to cut the cost of treating wastewater by 30 to 60%, and hopes that the company will be an industry leader by 2013.

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CSG's Training Services Highlighted in Home Energy magazine

"Training Is Ever Green" focuses on CSG's cutting-edge energy efficiency training. http://www.csgrp.com/press/news/pdfs/energy-efficiency-training--home-energy-article-070212-red.pdf

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New England Clean Energy Selected as Solarize Mass Installer for Acton

New England Clean Energy Selected as Solarize Mass Installer for Acton

 

New NECEC member New England Clean Energy has been selected as the Solarize Mass installer for the town of Acton. Solarize Mass is a program of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) that encourages the adoption of small scale solar PV, providing communities with clean and economical sources of energy. New England Clean Energy will work with community volunteers to install solar panels on local homes and businesses.

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