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Welcome to the NECEC Newsroom, where you’ll find the latest NECEC news, announcements, public testimony, and more! For media inquiries, contact NECEC Communications Manager Sean Davenport.

NECEC (New England Clean Energy Council) congratulates today’s energy appointments announced by Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matt Beaton: Ronald Gerwatowski as Assistant Secretary of Energy, Angela O’Connor, as Chair of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU), Robert Hayden as DPU Commissioner and Daniel Burgess as Commissioner of the Department of Energy Resources (DOER).

NECEC Institute’s Cleantech Navigate Northeast program, today launched the Navigate Explorer, a new digital platform to help cleantech entrepreneurs throughout the northeast connect to the resources they need to grow. The Navigate Explorer is a one-stop-shop where entrepreneurs can access resources, request support and connect to Cleantech Navigate Northeast’s community and resources, including experts, mentors, support organizations and funding opportunities throughout the Northeast.

New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC), Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE), Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar today announced it has formed a new coalition to work with the Massachusetts Legislature, the new administration and other stakeholders to ensure the Commonwealth’s continued success in advancing solar energy. 

NECEC (the New England Clean Energy Council) congratulates Representative Matthew Beaton on his appointment to the important role of Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs. NECEC President Peter Rothstein released the following statement regarding the appointment announced today by Governor-Elect Charlie Baker.

The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today announced that GE Ventures, Schneider Electric and Northeast Utilities have joined NECEC’s Strategic Partner Network (SPN), aimed at helping leading global corporations grow their roles as strategic partners in energy innovation. 

NECEC (New England Clean Energy Council and NECEC Institute) tonight announced its Seventh Annual “Green Tie Gala” awards, honoring Next Step Living, GreenerU, Ambri, First Wind and Greentown Labs’ Emily...

The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today issued the following statement around the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Energy Efficiency Scorecard, which ranked Massachusetts as the number one state in energy efficiency for the fourth year running with four New England states in the Top Ten. 

NECEC, which includes the New England Clean Energy Council and NECEC Institute, today announced 13 finalists for its Annual “Green Tie Gala” awards, honoring exceptional companies and individuals in the region’s clean energy industry.

The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today issued the following statement around the 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy report issued today by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC). The NECEC both applauded the strong jobs and economic numbers highlighted in the report while calling for the Commonwealth’s next governor to embrace and expand the state’s clean energy policies to build on the sector’s current momentum.      

The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) today issued the following statement around E2Tech’s gubernatorial forum “Heat of the Moment: Plans from State Officials, Energy Companies, and Maine's Next Governor.”...