Clean Power Blog


February 23, 2015

Learning from the Mexican Example

In 2012, the Mexican government passed sweeping legislation that included a call for 35 percent of the nation's energy to be produced by renewable sources by 2024. The aggressive target, as well as the country's other recent energy-related efforts were the subject of  a symposium,... READ THE FULL POST

January 26, 2015

New Year, New ARPA-tunities

Kicking off the New Year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) has issued an exciting new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): OPEN 2015! At $125 million,... READ THE FULL POST

December 17, 2014

A Prize for an Idea

It’s a good time to be a student or clean energy innovator – but it’s a great time to be both. On Dec. 2, 2014, MassCEC hosted the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Clean Energy Prize (CEP) Boston kickoff event at our... READ THE FULL POST

December 16, 2014

Mapping Wind Energy in Massachusetts

With the recent completion of a wind turbine project at the Lynn Water and Sewer Commission, Massachusetts is now up to 107 megawatts of installed wind capacity, enough to power more than 32,000 average households here in the Commonwealth. Now you can learn about the Lynn project and others... READ THE FULL POST

December 09, 2014

Warm Up, Save Money This Winter

Electricity prices are increasing dramatically this winter season, with residential rates jumping by 29 to 37 percent across most of... READ THE FULL POST

December 08, 2014

Here Comes the Sun

It may have been raining outside, but the smiles were beaming bright during a recent event at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum as Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett announced the participants in a... READ THE FULL POST

December 05, 2014

An Underground Solution

Energy and where we get it from has become a major global issue for the modern era, with a growing understanding that fossil fuels are not a permanent solution to the massive and ever-growing demand for energy. Renewable energy is all about harnessing the energy that surrounds us, such as sunlight... READ THE FULL POST

November 19, 2014

Local Results, National Recognition

Already a hit among students and clean energy companies across the Commonwealth, MassCEC's Clean Energy Internship Program has recently been racking up the hardware. Earlier this fall, the program, which funds internships for college students and... READ THE FULL POST

October 31, 2014

Driving Innovation in the Commonwealth

Wednesday was an exciting day for cleantech collaboration and innovation in Massachusetts!  To kick off the day at MassCEC’s Forum 20/20 conference, MassCEC CEO Alicia Barton joined Dr. Cheryl... READ THE FULL POST

October 09, 2014

The Global Fight Against Climate Change

A global push towards clean energy would result in cleaner air, healthier people and a booming economy. That was the case made Thursday by United States Secretary of State John... READ THE FULL POST