2015 Archived Press Releases

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December 17, 2015

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the launch of a $30 million residential solar loan program, which will support Massachusetts lenders in providing loans between $3,000 and $60,000 with low, fixed interest rates to homeowners across the state. The increase of direct solar electric... READ MORE

December 01, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Stephen Pike today announced the results of the 2015 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report, which found that the Massachusetts clean energy... READ MORE

September 22, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Stephen Pike today announced that 399 homeowners and businesses across the Commonwealth have signed contracts for solar electric systems under Solarize Mass and ... READ MORE

August 13, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced a $30 million, five-year commitment to increase the use of clean, cost-effective heating and cooling systems in households and businesses across the Commonwealth.

“This funding will offer many Massachusetts... READ MORE

July 13, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $1.1 million in funding for three projects across Massachusetts that will convert organic materials into energy.

“Supporting the adoption of clean energy projects across the state means we’re helping... READ MORE

July 09, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced a $400,000 grant to support the City of Gardner’s development of a wind turbine in its Summit Industrial Park.

“Communities across the... READ MORE

June 24, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $280,000 in funding for seven innovative clean energy projects across the Commonwealth under MassCEC’s Catalyst program. It is the first time the program issued a challenge for innovators to focus on clean water... READ MORE

June 04, 2015

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BOSTON – June 4, 2015 – Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced EnerScore as the grand prize winner of the 2015... READ MORE

May 28, 2015

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the launch of a new $10 million initiative aimed at making Massachusetts a national leader in energy storage.

The Energy Storage Initiative (ESI) includes a $10 million commitment from the... READ MORE

May 20, 2015

Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton today announced $800,000 in funding available for innovative water projects in the Commonwealth, and the findings of the Massachusetts Water Technology Industry Roadmap. The announcements were made at the Symposium on Water... READ MORE

May 07, 2015

Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton today announced that... READ MORE

April 13, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced MySunBuddy as the grand prize winner of the Fourth Annual Boston Cleanweb Hackathon, earning the team $5,000 for their digital solution that creates a new market for solar net metering credits.

Held this past... READ MORE

April 10, 2015

The Baker-Polito Administration today announced a $900,000 investment in the Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Program, which provides rebates to homeowners who replace their older, inefficient woodstoves with cleaner, EPA-certified models that use... READ MORE

March 11, 2015

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February 10, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $450,000 in funding for the first two awardees under the AmplifyMass program, which provides matching funding to awardees of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research... READ MORE

January 21, 2015

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced the end of the successful Commonwealth Solar II program, which will have provided rebates for more than 13,000 solar electric systems at homes, public buildings, and small... READ MORE

January 06, 2015

The Patrick Administration today announced the final design of a $30 million residential solar loan program to complement the nation-leading solar market in Massachusetts... READ MORE