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Just days after the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) released its comprehensive energy storage report State of Charge, NECEC and Foley Hoag LLP hosted a sold-out Energy Storage Forum in Boston and New York City. Featuring a robust panel connected by video link at both locations, attendees engaged in a timely discussion on the benefits, opportunities, and challenges of the emerging energy storage industry.

Nearly one month after Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed this year’s landmark energy bill into law, the Commonwealth began the journey to developing the 1600 MW of offshore wind generation prescribed in the legislation.

It’s no secret that outstanding talent from leading colleges and universities is a key advantage for Massachusetts.  Access to talent is one of the main reasons that the Bay State is home to so many clean energy companies.  For proof of that advantage, one need only review results from the 2016 Clean Energy Industry Summer Internship Program from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC).    

Under a blazing summer sun, with more than a hundred people from the clean energy community and Legislature watching, Governor Charlie Baker signed a major piece of energy legislation into law this week, setting the Commonwealth on a path that will accelerate the deployment of clean energy and accelerate the economy by providing a stable policy framework for investors and developers of clean energy.

Nearly 80 clean energy business leaders and clean energy advocates came together in Boston’s Seaport District this Tuesday for NECEC’s Annual Legislative Roundup, during which an all-star panel of NECEC’s policy...

After a successful legislative session for renewable energy in Rhode Island, I had the pleasure of joining Ocean State public officials and clean energy business leaders at Newport Vineyards last...

Earlier this month, NECEC hosted a unique event that brought together more than 50 business leaders from NECEC’s Strategic Partner Network (Shell, GE, Saint Gobain, Veolia, Schneider Electric, EverSource and National Grid), cleantech start-ups, state energy officials, and investors from major banks, venture capital firms, and angel investment groups. The first-ever Cleantech Financial Innovation Summit at National Grid in Brooklyn, NY was an exclusive full-day event that covered financial innovation in all stages of cleantech and spurred conversations sure to influence investors in clean energy in the future.

Once again, the Northeast ranks highly in the annual US Clean Tech Leadership Index published by the cleantech research firm Clean Edge Inc. Northeastern states Massachusetts and New York came in as...

NECEC and our New Hampshire state partners teamed up to bring together more than 40 business leaders, and leaders from state government this week to discuss the ideas behind New...

In this digital age, electricity is the lifeblood of our society. After any major disruptive event, the top priority is to restore electric power service. Without power we lack heat, air...