Clean Power Blog


April 23, 2015

Angry Birds for a Happier Planet

Micaela Allen, Communications Fellow This Earth Week, the “Angry Birds” of the popular gaming app are finally putting their anger to good use in an effort to spread awareness of global climate change. Recently, Rovio Entertainment announced a strategy to get their Angry Birds users thinking about... READ THE FULL POST

April 17, 2015

More Snow, Less Energy

Lindsay Martinez, Workforce Development Fellow As we've entered into the prime time for spring skiing, Killington Resort in Vermont, home to the longest ski season in the east from October to May, relies even more heavily on snowmaking to provide a dependable snow surface throughout the season, in... READ THE FULL POST

April 16, 2015

Innovation Wins Big at Boston Cleanweb Hackathon

Emma McGrath, Communications Fellow It was a frenzied weekend of brainstorming, networking, programming and idea-pitching at the 2015 Boston Cleanweb Hackathon, where over 70 innovators from the energy, technology and business sectors joined forces to create 16 new digital solutions for some of... READ THE FULL POST

April 15, 2015

Massachusetts Water: Every Drop Counts!

Michael Murphy, Director, Water Innovation Record snowfall in Boston and powder days in New England.  New England and powder are not typically associated, but what a great ski season it was.  All the while, California measured its... READ THE FULL POST

April 10, 2015

In Boston, Urban Agriculture Taking Root

Emma McGrath, Communications Fellow Urban agriculture might sound like an oxymoron, but in Boston, it’s a growing reality. In 2013, under former Mayor Tom Menino, the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the Office of Food Initiatives made Hub history with their passage of... READ THE FULL POST

March 26, 2015

Jump-Starting Success at the Boston Cleanweb Hackathon

Emma McGrath, Communications Fellow   When Eric Graham walked through the doors at the 2013 Boston Cleanweb Hackathon, his intentions were strictly business. Working at the time for Next Step Living, a sponsor of the event, Graham’s role at the... READ THE FULL POST

March 18, 2015

Carbon Capture's Dangerous Delay

Last week, a new report from the International Energy Agency gave us all a bit of good news: in 2014, for the first time in 40 years, global emissions of carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas that is widely regarded as the primary contributor to climate change,... READ THE FULL POST

March 12, 2015

Ocean Acidification: Changing Tides, Heavy Consequences

When people think of New England, they think of two things: the American Revolution, and seafood. The character of New England is forever tied to the ocean. The Hub boasts being one of America’s original port cities. From clam chowder to lobster, New Englanders have always enjoyed the benefits of a... READ THE FULL POST

March 10, 2015

An Intern Milestone

During MassCEC's recent Student Clean Energy Symposium held at Boston University, state Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton announced that our Clean Energy Internship Program... READ THE FULL POST

February 25, 2015

A Leg Up in Your Clean Energy Job Search

Anyone who has searched for a job knows that it can be an uphill battle, and the clean energy sector is not immune.  Part of the difficulty with beginning any job search lies in not knowing where to look, how best to get your information in the hands of an employer or even the first steps that may... READ THE FULL POST