Emerging Initiatives

The clean energy sector in Massachusetts is constantly evolving. Below is a selection of emerging industries that MassCEC is working within.

Energy storage encompasses technologies that store electrical energy or thermal energy and produce electricity or heating/cooling respectively whenever needed. Energy storage offers reliability, flexibility and efficiency of usage, making it easier to include clean energy sources in the... read more.

Introduction

Despite being home to a $5 billion water industry and over 300 water innovation companies, Massachusetts bears one of the oldest water infrastructures in the United States. This has led to leaks, contamination, and water main breaks. Innovations in water... read more.

The electric grid and related utility business models are undergoing dramatic transformation and facing new challenges and market pressures:  severe weather events have increased the number and duration of outages; the energy needs of a digital economy require higher reliability and power... read more.

The Global Warming Solutions Act (the “GWSA”) of 2008 was created to reach a target of 25% reduction of GHG emissions by 2020 and an 80% reduction by 2050 compared to 1990... read more.

Existing and emerging threats to public safety including severe weather, and related climate change impacts, cyber and terror attacks have increased decision maker awareness of the need to support energy resilience policies, programs, and technologies at the state and local levels.

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MassCEC’s Offshore Wind strategy centers on accelerating the responsible development of offshore wind projects and increasing the role of Massachusetts companies, institutions, and workers in the offshore wind industry.  Toward this goal, MassCEC is leading an array of initiatives and technical... read more.