Clean Power Blog


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

August 27, 2014

Takei Takes on Tech in Boston

These days, technology is progressing at a pace like never before. People today are having a harder time than ever discerning science fiction from, you know, actual science. George Takei can certainly relate – he’s been going to warp speed since 1966. While we can’t bend space and time just yet,... READ THE FULL POST

August 20, 2014

Learning on the Job in Lawrence

One of the more common critiques that we at MassCEC hear over and over again from employers is that students need to be receiving education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at a younger and younger age in order to prepare themselves for jobs in the rapidly expanding clean... READ THE FULL POST

August 18, 2014

A Chilly Solution to the Dog Days of Summer

On a hot summer's day, one can't blame an office worker on Boston's waterfront from looking longingly out the Harbor, dreaming of getting out on the water to beat the heat. But now, imagine using the chilly waters of the Harbor to actually cool those nearby office buildings through the dog days of... READ THE FULL POST

The new wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum features a geothermal heating and cooling system.
August 07, 2014

A Clean Energy Masterpiece

As they view and critique the paintings and other artwork on display, visitors at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum may not realize that the building not only stretches up towards the sky – it also digs deep into the ground. In 2012, as part of a... READ THE FULL POST

eCurv and Powerhouse Dynamics
July 29, 2014

Investing in the Future of Massachusetts Cleantech

For the first time in nearly a year, there are some new names in MassCEC's investment portfolio. We recently made... READ THE FULL POST