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Solar-Powered Sterile Boxes
May 27, 2016

Solar-Powered Sterile Boxes

Access to safe, clean healthcare equipment is a serious issue in many parts of the world, particularly in developing nations or parts of the world that have recently undergone an environmental catastrophe. As noted in Science... READ THE FULL POST

Massachusetts Ranked Second in 2016 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index
May 26, 2016

Massachusetts Ranked Second in 2016 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index

Full disclosure: The author is a baseball fan. Prepare for sports metaphors. On competition, and the things we do well: This month, Clean Edge, Inc. released the annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, a 100-point scoring system which tracks state-by-state and city-by-city data on cleantech... READ THE FULL POST

MassCEC's Wind Technology Testing Center in Charlestown
May 03, 2016

New England Hits 1 Gigawatt of Wind Power

New England hit an impressive milestone in wind technology last year: 1 gigawatt (GW) of wind energy is now being produced in the six states that make up the region.  Maine leads the effort at 613 megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity, while New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts follow with 185... READ THE FULL POST

April 26, 2016

Professional Connections Blossom at Spring Career Fair

On April 13, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s office was bustling with energy as students and job seekers gathered for our first ever Career Fair. Nearly 150 people walked through our doors, ranging from college students interested in internships to clean energy professionals searching for... READ THE FULL POST

Earth Day 2016
April 22, 2016

Earth Day 2016: Simple Steps toward a Greener Planet

The purpose of Earth Day is to celebrate our planet—and what better way to do that than by taking care of it? You may think that one person can’t make a difference in protecting our Earth, but by taking steps to be more energy-efficient, you really can have a positive effect on the planet. Any... READ THE FULL POST

April 19, 2016

InnovateMass Announces Its Latest Awardees

As clean energy becomes increasingly adopted across the globe, researchers and companies from Massachusetts are working hard to spearhead the next great developments in cleantech—and MassCEC wants to help. Now in its fourth consecutive year,... READ THE FULL POST

Quinton Zondervan's home in Cambridge, MA
April 14, 2016

Solar Hot Water: The Other Solar

When you hear the word “solar,” what do you picture?  Nowadays, most Massachusetts residents picture solar photovoltaic (PV) panels due to the amazing... READ THE FULL POST

The team behind grand-prize-winning Energy Bee pitching their idea at the 2016 Boston Cleanweb Hackathon
April 04, 2016

Overnight Innovation: The 2016 Boston Cleanweb Hackathon

The Fifth Annual Boston Cleanweb Hackathon proved that overnight innovation really is possible—all you need is a great idea and a passionate team. This year’s event, held at LogMeIn headquarters in partnership with... READ THE FULL POST

A stretch of solar panel being placed on a roadway in France
March 30, 2016

Sun Shines on Roadways in France

Solar power: two words that most people are generally familiar with. Solar roadways, on the other hand, are two words not many people associate with one another. Thanks to new developments taking place in Europe, that’s about to change. Beginning with SolaRoad... READ THE FULL POST

New woodstoves reduce greenhouse gas emissions
March 23, 2016

Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Program

The Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Program was largely successful in 2015, and MassCEC is excited to announce the launch of the 2016 Woodstove Change-Out Program... READ THE FULL POST