NECEC in the News

Somerville-based Greentown Labs, the largest climate-tech incubator in North America and an early symbol of the region’s promise as a hub for addressing the climate crisis, is laying off 30 percent of its staff, the company announced Friday.

Meeting clean energy goals will require both innovative approaches and collaboration, two experts told Boston Public Radio on Thursday.

Joe Curtatone, president of the Northeast Clean Energy Council, said he’s concerned about whether Massachusetts can meet its goal of 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

Vermont Business Magazine Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, the statewide, nonprofit business association with a mission to leverage the power of business for positive social and environmental impact, is pleased to welcome four new members to the organization’s Board of Directors: Kelly Clements of Gordon’s Window Decor, Chad Farrell of Encore Renewable Energy, Mel Hall of Global Village Foods, and Ruchi Nadkarni of Fringe Impact.

Completion of federal review represents critical step in permitting for lease area with potential to provide approximately 2 Gigawatts of clean, reliable power to the region.

Selling the long-term narrative to the public on the significance of clean energy infrastructure is as important as any technical barriers to infrastructure development, a panel of energy experts emphasized at Greentown Labs on March 21.

Wu parries round of questions at New England Council; Blue Cross pushing back on rising health costs; Wayfair goes brick and mortar; Climate conference coming to town

Clean energy and technology experts from around the world will descend on Boston this June as the capital city hosts the inaugural ClimaTech, a new global leadership conference focused on innovation and emerging technologies that could combat climate change and contribute to economic growth.

Global gathering of climate and tech leaders to be held in Boston plays to the strength of Massachusetts as epicenter of climate technology innovation, investment, and business development.

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for its New England Wind lease area.