Clean Power Blog


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

February 16, 2016

Air-Source Heat Pumps for All

At the beginning of the month, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the launch of a new initiative to help low- and moderate-income Massachusetts residents access cost-saving, clean and efficient energy technologies. As part of the Governor’s... READ THE FULL POST

February 11, 2016

Massachusetts Companies Recognized in Global Cleantech 100

The 2015 Global Cleantech 100, an annual compilation of the most innovative private cleantech companies across the world, was announced recently, and Massachusetts is again well-represented. Eight Massachusetts-based cleantech... READ THE FULL POST

February 10, 2016

Leadership in Innovation Brings GE to Boston

GE wanted to relocate from its Connecticut headquarters, seeking an exciting new business environment. After months of searching, the industrial giant announced in January that it will call... READ THE FULL POST

InnovateMass provides funding for promising clean energy and water innovation technologies.
January 11, 2016

Innovating the Future of Clean Energy and Water Technologies

As the clean energy field in Massachusetts continues to grow, more and more companies are coming up with new and innovative technologies to solve tough environmental problems. Unfortunately, young companies often face a “commercialization valley of death” as they develop their projects: a funding... READ THE FULL POST

The first graduating class of the Successful Women in Clean Energy initiative.
January 06, 2016

Women Will Sell the Future

Responding to persistent employer feedback on the need for competent individuals with sales expertise to help grow their businesses, MassCEC has launched its Successful Women in Clean Energy (SWICE)... READ THE FULL POST