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Conservation Services Group Promotes Jack Sheehan to CFO

Jack Sheehan has been promoted to chief financial officer for Conservation Services Group (CSG), according to Stephen L. Cowell, chief executive officer. In this role, Sheehan oversees the finance, risk management and legal functions for the national energy services firm. Sheehan joined CSG in October of 2009 as controller and was promoted to vice president two years later. Prior to CSG, Sheehan was vice president and corporate controller of DentaQuest, one of the nation’s leading oral health care organizations. Earlier, he held senior financial management positions with

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Legislation would boost renewable energy business

NECEC President Peter Rothstein was featured in MassHighTech about S2200, a bill in the Massachusetts state senate that would create more long term contracts for clean energy companies and utilities as well as increase the demand for clean energy in the Commonwealth. An excerpt of the article by Don Seiffert is below.

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CSG Honored as One of Twenty U.S. Firms Achieving Climate Leadership Award

Conservation Services Group (CSG) is a 2012 Climate Leadership Award winner. Stephen Cowell, CSG chief executive officer, accepted the honor on his firm’s behalf during the first annual Climate Leadership conference, held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and the Climate Registry, the awards honor corporate, organizational and individual leaders for their efforts in mitigating climate change. CSG is one of 20 total award recipients from around the U.S.

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Ameresco Announces Work on Energy Efficiency Project at Nevada’s Fourth Largest School District

Ameresco Announces Work on Energy Efficiency Project at Nevada’s Fourth Largest School District

Ameresco, Inc., a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced a $3.6 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) with the Lyon County School District (LCSD) in western Nevada.  The ESPC is expected to save the Nevada's fourth largest school district over $345,000 annually for 15 years. 
 

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Boston-based Braemer Leads $8 Million Third Investment Round for Albeo

Braemar Energy Ventures has led the $8 million third round of venture capital for Albeo Technologies, a privately held developer of solid-state LED lighting products for industrial and commercial markets. Founded in 2004, Albeo makes LED lighting products for industrial and commercial buildings, such as cold storage, data centers, retail, schools and commercial buildings. Its LED lighting products offer energy savings up to 95% and a return on investment of one to three years.

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First Wind Completes $236 Million Financing of Kawailoa Wind Project Hawaii’s Largest Wind Project

First Wind Completes $236 Million Financing of Kawailoa Wind Project Hawaii’s Largest Wind Project

 
First Wind, an independent U.S.-based wind energy company, announced that it has obtained $236 million in financing for its 69 megawatt (MW) Kawailoa Wind project on Kamehameha Schools’ Kawailoa Plantation 
lands on Oahu’s North Shore. A subsidiary of First Wind closed a $220 million non-recourse construction and term loan and $16 million in letters of credit for the Kawailoa project.  

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A123 Systems to Develop Lithium Ion Battery Packs for New Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle From Geely

A123 Systems to Develop Lithium Ion Battery Packs for New Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle From Geely

 

A123 Systems, a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate® lithium iron phosphate batteries and systems, today announced that Advanced Traction Battery Systems (ATBS), A123's co-owned Shanghai-based joint venture company, has been selected to develop battery packs for a new plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) sedan from Geely, one of the fastest-growing automakers in China and the parent company of Volvo Car Corporation.

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