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February 10, 2017

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

February 10, 2017

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

February 10, 2017

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 10, 2017

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 06, 2017

DeployMass Expo had something for everyone

Last month in the MassCEC office, the DeployMass Expo was in full swing. With nine companies in attendance and over 50 public sector representatives, each individual in that room was looking for something different. The companies showcasing their technologies were looking for projects to undertake... READ THE FULL POST

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February 02, 2017

MassCEC places 2,000th Intern

While many were focusing on 2017, MassCEC was focusing on the number 2,000. As of yesterday, 2,000 interns have been placed in MassCEC’s award winning Clean Energy Internship Program! From... READ THE FULL POST

January 06, 2017

InnovateMass Awardee Developing High-Durability Turbine

Emily Izzo, Project Administrator for IIS The drive out to Hadley on a balmy summer morning is lovely – the bucolic scenery, fresh air and occasional tractor on the Pike are quite the treat for the InnovateMass team from Boston, and it’s almost tempting to call it a day at 9:30 am and simply open... READ THE FULL POST

January 06, 2017

Drinking Water Concerns: More Than Just Scarcity

Ben Goossen, Business Development Fellow Someone once said, “Highways are the cathedrals of our time.” While the truth of that statement is easy to recognize, there is perhaps an equally impressive infrastructural undertaking lying hidden beneath our feet.  More than 1 million miles of... READ THE FULL POST

January 06, 2017

Mass Solar Connect Hits 1 MW Milestone

Maya Gilchrist, Solar Incentive Program Fellow Thanks to a total of 141 participants, MassCEC’s Mass Solar Connect pilot program has surpassed 1 Megawatt of contracted solar energy capacity. Education, outreach and community organizing have... READ THE FULL POST

January 06, 2017

Building 36 Technologies: Helping to Grow the Clean Energy Workforce

Lindsay Martinez, Workforce Development Fellow MassCEC’s Internship Program broke records this summer session, placing 244 interns at 152 companies. The program provides the clean energy community with a... READ THE FULL POST

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