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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $480,000 for Clean Energy Education Programs

NEW BEDFORD – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $480,000 in funding to three Massachusetts high schools for hands-on learning and academic training programs that prepare students to pursue clean energy and STEM higher education majors and careers. The grants, totaling $160,000 each, were awarded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to Essex North Shore […]

MA Senate Bill 2545 – Mind Boggling PV Progressive legislation!

The Senate passed S.2545 unanimously – in a decisive bi-partisan message to the House. The bill includes almost everything we could want in a clean energy bill.

The […]

Don’t let Eversource punish people who choose solar!

Don’t let Eversource punish people who install solar panels on their home with confusing new charges. Urge your legislators to stand strong for Massachusetts’ clean energy leadership.

Utilities hate competition. And they have no qualms about trying to […]

Charlie Baker’s Record on Climate Action and Consumer Protection

from Blue Mass Group

Charlie Baker didn’t run for governor on a platform of consumer protection or climate action. But now that he thinks climate change is real and man-made, he talks a lot about his administration’s work on clean energy and climate change, even as his messaging to his base, and his reelection campaign, […]

BuildingEnergy Boston is in 2 Weeks!

Only 2 Weeks Until Your Favorite BuildingEnergy Content!

Two weeks from today, the NESEA community will be hearing from top minds and rising stars in the fields of high-performance building, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. Will you be joining us? Advance registration will be closing soon, so don’t wait until the price increases—register today! […]

Fossil Free: a People-powered Push to Pass Resolutions Stopping New Fossil Fuel Projects

From Beta Coronel of 350.org

Last month, we won a huge victory when New York City and State committed to divesting their pension funds from fossil fuels. Not only that, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a lawsuit against the top fossil fuel companies for the damage climate change has caused the people […]

MA OFFSHORE ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH PUBLIC FORUM TO BE HELD ON JULY 11, 2017

WHOI and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Office of Environmental Programs will host a discussion on BOEM’s mission to manage development of U.S. outer continental shelf energy and mineral resources, with a focus on using the best available scientific research to inform decisions. Presenters will include Dr. William Y. (Bill) Brown, BOEM’s Chief Environmental […]

United States Climate Alliance

The Republican governors of Vermont and Massachusetts have come out in support of the Paris Climate Agreement (PCA), joining governors of a growing number of other states.

On June 1, only a short time after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the PCA, several states started taking a stand in […]

PH Mass June meeting

Building the First Multifamily Passive House in Massachusetts PH Mass June 13, 2017 6:30 to 8 PM @ BSA Boston Michelle Apigian and Richard O’Dwyer, ICON Architecture

Conceived as a demonstration project intended to set a replicable standard for high-quality. low-carbon development, The Distilleryis the largest Passive House project in Massachusetts. Located near Boston’s […]

Renewables Progress in Massachusetts

Wind turbine in Hull MA. CC by SA

By George Harvey

In December, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center released the 69-page “2016 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report,” providing information on how clean businesses are performing in the state. Its information is very encouraging. (http://bit.ly/MA-clean-energy-report)

The report says clean technology is […]