2013 Archived Press Releases

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December 31, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced MassCEC will begin accepting applications for the spring session of the 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Internship Program. The program provides paid internship opportunities for college students and recent... READ MORE
December 18, 2013
As part of the Patrick Administration’s efforts to support the development of an offshore wind industry hub in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced the preliminary results of a multi-year study of marine wildlife and launched an effort to study the... READ MORE
December 10, 2013
Contact: Heather Johnson, Bonnie McGilpin, Juli Hanscom – 617-725-4025 Governor Deval Patrick today joined representatives from Japan's Toyo Engineering Corporation and Massachusetts-based Desalitech in Tokyo to announce a global partnership that will introduce environmentally responsible and... READ MORE
December 10, 2013
Contact: Heather Johnson, Bonnie McGilpin, Juli Hanscom – 617-725-4025  Governor Deval Patrick today joined representatives from  Massachusetts’ EnerNOC, Inc. and Japan’s Marubeni Corporation to announce that the companies are forming a joint venture, named EnerNOC Japan, KK, to provide demand... READ MORE
December 02, 2013
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan today announced the 15 communities that will participate in the second round of the 2013 Solarize Massachusetts program (Solarize Mass®), a grassroots solar energy marketing, education and group-... READ MORE
November 12, 2013
As part of the Patrick Administration’s support of the clean energy industry, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Commissioner Mark Sylvia today announced that 551 residents and businesses signed contracts to... READ MORE
October 02, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) have launched the eighth solicitation for the MassCEC Catalyst Program, which is aimed at commercializing the game-changing clean energy technologies coming out of Massachusetts’ world-class... READ MORE
September 26, 2013
Contact: Heather Johnson, Bonnie McGilpin, Juli Hanscom – 617-725-4025  Governor Deval Patrick today announced he will lead a delegation of the Commonwealth’s government leaders on a Massachusetts – Canada Innovation Partnership Mission to strengthen the state’s partnership with Canada and expand... READ MORE
September 25, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Commissioner Mark Sylvia today announced extending the deadline of Round 1 of the Solarize Massachusetts Program (Solarize Mass®) to Oct. 31, citing high... READ MORE
September 17, 2013
Contact: Heather Johnson, Bonnie McGilpin, Juli Hanscom – 617-725-4025 Governor Deval Patrick today announced that clean energy jobs in Massachusetts grew by 11.8 percent between June 2012 and June 2013, the second year of double digit growth. Over the past two years, clean energy jobs have grown... READ MORE
September 12, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) today announced the second round of the 2013 Solarize Massachusetts (Solarize Mass®) program is now accepting applications from cities and towns interested in participating. “This bulk... READ MORE
September 05, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced more than $300,000 to assist four incubators as part of the Patrick Administration’s support for clean energy startups across the Commonwealth. “Supporting our innovative start-up culture is critical in maintaining our... READ MORE
August 29, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.  The public meeting will include a presentation regarding construction and project updates and a question and answer session.  The meeting also will feature a presentation by... READ MORE
August 22, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced MassCEC will begin accepting applications for the fall session of the 2013 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Internship Program. The program provides paid internship opportunities for college students and recent graduates... READ MORE
August 15, 2013
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan joined Congressman Joe Kennedy and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today to announce more than $457,000 in grants to fund clean five energy science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs across the... READ MORE
August 02, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.     The public meeting will include a presentation regarding construction and project updates and a question and answer session.  The meeting... READ MORE
July 24, 2013
Media Contact Heather Johnson Bonnie McGilpin Juli Hanscom 617-725-4025 Mary Leah Assad (EEA) 617-626-1809   Read the original release. Governor Deval... READ MORE
July 22, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $1 million to support energy-efficient retrofits for affordable multi-family housing developments across the Commonwealth with a focus on Gateway Cities. The MassCEC funding will leverage federal grant money and support... READ MORE
July 19, 2013
WHAT:  On Monday, July 22, Energy and Environmental Affairs Friday, April 5, 2013, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan will announce funding and support for a new financing model that will support energy-efficient retrofits for affordable multi-family housing developments... READ MORE
July 12, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) awarded 18 grants worth $2,374,968 to advance the development of facilities that convert commonplace organic waste materials into heat and electricity during the Fiscal Year 2013 (July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013). These grants were issued through the... READ MORE
July 10, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Technology Center Board  of Directors will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. on July 16, 2013 at 100 Cambridge St., Second Floor, Room B, Boston, Massachusetts. This notice is provided pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30A, Sections 18-25. Topics expected to be... READ MORE
July 10, 2013
Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) officials today announced a proposed commercial food waste ban and funding to support anaerobic digestion (AD), a process that converts food waste into renewable energy. “Banning commercial food waste and supporting the development of AD facilities across the... READ MORE
July 03, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) today announced $200,000 in grants to Massachusetts entrepreneurs as part of their commitment to... READ MORE
June 27, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.  Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the... READ MORE
June 27, 2013
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard Sullivan today announced an inter-agency initiative for state energy and environmental agencies to provide support and guidance to municipalities, developers and stakeholders for land-based wind projects. “Wind energy is growing fast in the... READ MORE
June 19, 2013
At the Symposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts (SWIM), Massachusetts energy officials today announced three grant awards valued at $150,000 to aid in the advancement of water innovation technology in the Commonwealth. “We invest in education, innovation... READ MORE
June 14, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $924,233 in grants that will fund six clean energy job training programs for low and moderate-income individuals across the Commonwealth. As part of the Pathways out of Poverty program, these grants will fund for green... READ MORE
June 04, 2013
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan today announced that Massachusetts is ranked No. 2 in the nation in clean energy technology, according to the 2013 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index.   The report, authored by Clean Edge Inc., attributed Massachusetts’ commitment to... READ MORE
May 31, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.  Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the... READ MORE
May 22, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced five projects that will receive $734,134 in funding under the inaugural round of the InnovateMass program, which seeks to advance deployment of innovative clean energy technology in the Commonwealth. As part of the... READ MORE
May 06, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced registration is open for the 2013 Global Cleantech Meetup, Boston’s premiere clean energy conference. Now in its 8th year, the conference is scheduled for Nov. 12-14, 2013 at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center in Boston. “Boston... READ MORE
May 06, 2013
  Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray today joined federal, state and local officials to break ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, the first terminal in the United States built to support offshore wind turbine deployment. “Investing in infrastructure will... READ MORE
May 01, 2013
Governor Deval Patrick today joined Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan and other energy officials to celebrate 250 megawatts of solar energy installed – reaching the Patrick-Murray Administration’s goal four years early – and announced a new goal of 1,600 MW by 2020. “When we... READ MORE
April 08, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced BulbTrip as the grand prize winner of the Second Annual Boston Cleanweb Hackathon, a $10,000 prize competition to demonstrate the impact of applying information technology to tackle some of the world’s most urgent energy concerns. Held... READ MORE
April 05, 2013
Communities from Williamstown to Bourne will participate in Solarize Mass (Solarize Mass®); program contracted hundreds of solar energy systems in 2012 Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan today announced the 10 communities that will participate in the first round of the 2013... READ MORE
March 29, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to... READ MORE
March 14, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) have launched the sixth solicitation for the MassCEC Catalyst Program, which is aimed at commercializing the game-changing clean energy technologies coming out of Massachusetts. “These grants... READ MORE
March 05, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced MassCEC will begin accepting applications for the summer session of the 2013 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Internship Program. The program provides paid internship opportunities for college students and recent... READ MORE
March 01, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.  Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed... READ MORE
February 26, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced the availability of $640,000 in grants to fund clean energy-centered science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for students from kindergarten through high school. The grants, part of MassCEC’s Workforce... READ MORE
February 15, 2013
Marine Commerce Terminal Project Information Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today received three construction bids for the development of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which once constructed, will be the first facility in the nation... READ MORE
February 15, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources’ (DOER) Green Communities Division today announced the six municipal governments and regional planning authorities who will participate in a $500,000 pilot program to help local communities identify... READ MORE
February 10, 2013
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced the availability of $1 million in grant funding as part of the Pathways Out of Poverty program, which supports clean energy job training programs for low and moderate-income individuals. The program provides... READ MORE
February 07, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) today announced $200,000 in new grants to Massachusetts entrepreneurs as part of their commitment to NECEC Institute’s Cleantech Innovations New England program. These grants are issued through... READ MORE
January 25, 2013
General Inquiries Ben Dodge, (617) 315-9379, biomassthermal@masscec.com Due to high demand, the Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Pilot Program – which provides rebates for the replacement of old, inefficient wood- or coal-burning stoves – will close... READ MORE
January 16, 2013
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) today announced the launch of the 2013 Solarize Massachusetts (Solarize Mass®) program. Communities wanting to participate in the grassroots marketing, education and group buying program can... READ MORE
January 07, 2013
Popular energy efficiency program funds close to 100 new stoves, second round of funding set for Jan. 18 Due to overwhelming demand, the Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Pilot Program – which provides rebates for the replacement of old, inefficient wood-, wood pellet- or coal-burning stoves – is... READ MORE