Clean Power Blog


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

March 22, 2016

World Water Day

Water is the thread that connects our daily lives. Basic and fundamental for life, water irrigates our crops, produces our electricity, extracts our fuel and increasingly headlines our news. From the Flint water crisis to the extreme drought in the West, water is capturing attention across the... READ THE FULL POST

March 18, 2016

A Bright Future for Solarize Mass Communities

It’s no mystery that Massachusetts is a national leader in solar energy: state government officials are committed to reaching the goal of 1,600 megawatts (MW) of solar by 2020. Right now, Massachusetts is over halfway to that number, with 1,058 MW of solar currently installed — for reference, that’... READ THE FULL POST

March 17, 2016

Cleantech Startups: A Guide to Finding Funding

Financing a startup is not an easy task, especially in an emerging field like the cleantech industry. Often, the most difficult part of securing funding is knowing where to look. Good news — if you’re reading this post, then look no further! Here is a roundup of funding opportunities for clean... READ THE FULL POST

March 10, 2016

Boston Cleanweb Hackathon: 30 Hours of Innovation

Boston’s vibrant clean energy sector is brimming with innovators developing technologies to solve tough energy problems – but most of them have more than 30 hours to do it. This time crunch is fundamental to the... READ THE FULL POST

February 19, 2016

Rainstorms and Runoff: Searching for a Solution

Often, Mother Nature is not very forgiving in New England. In the past year, Massachusetts has been hit with blizzards, hail and excruciating heat. One weather phenomenon that transcends all seasons is the classic rainstorm. Something you may not know about rainstorms, however, is that they often... READ THE FULL POST