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November 13, 2017

MassCEC Fires up Record for Woodstove Change-Out Program

The Woodstove Change-Out program has just wrapped up its fifth year. MassCEC is pleased to announce that this year’s program has awarded over $700,000 to nearly 450 residents across Massachusetts for changing out their old, polluting non-EPA certified wood stoves with new, low emission wood and... READ THE FULL POST

October 31, 2017

AccelerateMass 2017 Now Open!

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is pleased to announce that the new cycle of AccelerateMass is now open.  AccelerateMass is a two-stage investment program that provides up to $150,000 in convertible... READ THE FULL POST

October 24, 2017

MassCEC Provides Over $100K Rebate for Multi-Family Construction

Live 155, a multifamily affordable housing project in Northampton, Massachusetts recently chose to install a commercial-scale, ductless mini-split system to heat and cool the 70 residential units in the 58,000 square foot building. The units, a combination of 1-bedroom and studio apartments, are... READ THE FULL POST

October 03, 2017

A Catalyst for the Commonwealth

On Wednesday, August 23, the Baker-Polito Administration granted seven $65,000 grants to Massachusetts-based researchers and early-stage start-up companies to finance prototypes and proof-of-concept... READ THE FULL POST

September 20, 2017

InnovateMass Funds Cutting-Edge Tech

On September 25, MassCEC will launch the next round of our InnovateMass program, which awards startup companies up to $250,000 to help test ideas and bring products to the marketplace. We’re looking for the best and brightest to apply to our latest round of funding, so we wanted to tell you a bit... READ THE FULL POST

August 22, 2017

Hydropower Comes to Belchertown

A water pipeline and conduit hydropower turbine project was recently completed for the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) and the McLaughlin Fish Hatchery in Belchertown. Funded by grants from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Executive Office of... READ THE FULL POST

July 25, 2017

A Rising Star

If you didn’t have a chance to attend this year’s New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) event, you certainly missed a star-studded night. In April, several hundred NEWIEE members and guests convened for the ... READ THE FULL POST

June 28, 2017

States and Cities Taking Charge

In May Clean Edge released its eighth annual 2017 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, which analyzes and tracks clean energy related activity in both states and cities in the U.S. The Index offers rankings and scores for each of the 50 states, as well as the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan statistical... READ THE FULL POST

June 21, 2017

Solarize Mass Closes Out Successful 2016 Campaign

Upton concluded its Solarize Massachusetts campaign on May 31, therefore successfully wrapping up the 2016 Solarize Mass program. Thanks to the program, twelve participating communities have signed contracts for 549 systems representing 3,988 kW worth of solar capacity in 2016. Additionally, five... READ THE FULL POST

June 12, 2017

Heat Local

Michael Snyder, Vermont’s Commissioner of Forestry, Parks, and Recreation, had a counter-intuitive message at this year’s Northeast Biomass Heating Expo: We’re going to save forests by cutting... READ THE FULL POST

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