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September 14, 2017
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $1.3 million in grant funding for clean transportation upgrades to 52 vehicles that serve five state agency fleets. The awards will fund fuel-efficient technology upgrades at the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), Massachusetts... READ MORE
August 23, 2017
The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $455,000 to seven early-stage researchers and companies developing innovative clean energy and water technologies across the Commonwealth. The funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst program, will support... READ MORE
June 22, 2017
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $960,000 in grants for hands-on learning and academic training programs for six Massachusetts high schools in an effort to prepare students to pursue clean energy and STEM higher education majors and careers.  The grants, awarded by the Massachusetts... READ MORE
April 19, 2017
Today, as part of the Commonwealth’s Earth Week celebrations, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced the selection of five communities and three nonprofit organizations to participate in a pair of solar energy programs developed and... READ MORE
April 18, 2017
The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $455,000 in funding to seven early-stage researchers and companies developing innovative clean energy and water technologies across the Commonwealth. The funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst program, will... READ MORE
March 27, 2017
WORCESTER – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $450,000 in funding for the 2017 Commonwealth Woodstove Change-out Program, which provides rebates to homeowners who replace older, inefficient woodstoves with cleaner, EPA-certified wood and... READ MORE
February 08, 2017
The Baker Polito Administration today announced $942,100 in funding to support early-stage clean energy, water technology and energy storage innovations in seven communities across the Commonwealth. The funding, awarded through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) ... READ MORE
January 27, 2017
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced $200,000 in grants for four early-stage clean energy companies as part of AccelerateMass, a program designed to provide funding to Massachusetts-based startup companies that recently graduated from business accelerator programs that... READ MORE
December 15, 2016
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that the Commonwealth added 6,317 clean energy jobs and has surpassed 100,000 clean energy jobs statewide for the first time, currently 105,212. The figures, released as part of MassCEC’s... READ MORE
November 15, 2016
Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton today announced that Stephen Pike has been named CEO and Executive Director of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), which is dedicated to building a nation-leading clean energy economy in Massachusetts. “As the Baker-... READ MORE
October 25, 2016
State and federal officials today released a pair of marine wildlife studies on the presence of endangered whale, turtle and bird species to inform federal offshore wind development permitting processes. The... READ MORE
September 29, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), today announced the launch of a package of programs that will provide grants of up to $250,000 for large, commercial-scale clean heating and cooling systems.... READ MORE
September 22, 2016
At an unveiling at the Big E Fair, the Baker-Polito Administration today announced the future installation of solar-powered public charging and WiFi hotspot stations for mobile devices at 13 public facilities across Massachusetts. The project is the result of a partnership between the Executive... READ MORE
September 16, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today released a comprehensive report, State of Charge, detailing the value of deploying energy storage in Massachusetts and a roadmap of policy recommendations for growing the energy storage market and industry in the... READ MORE
September 06, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today signed a Letter of Intent with DONG Energy, Deepwater Wind and OffshoreMW to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as a staging and deployment location for future wind projects. The agreement with the developers, who hold leases in the federally... READ MORE
August 26, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $700,000 in funding for nine academic and research institutions across Massachusetts to advance studies relating to offshore wind development, building on the Commonwealth’s existing nation-leading offshore wind innovation activities. The funding will... READ MORE
August 02, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $280,000 in funding for seven researchers and companies developing innovative clean energy and water technologies across the Commonwealth. The funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC)... READ MORE
June 03, 2016
Massachusetts state energy officials today announced the selection of five new communities, Upton and a partnership of Windsor, Cummington, Goshen and Worthington, as the final municipalities to participate in Solarize Mass for 2016.  A partnership between the ... READ MORE
May 26, 2016
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Steve Pike today announced CivicArena as the grand prize winner of the 2016 Boston Cleanweb Haccelerator, earning the emerging company $5,000 for its app that increases engagement between users and policymakers. The final judging, held... READ MORE
April 20, 2016
State energy officials today announced over $1 million in funding to support upgrades to hydroelectric facilities in Orange, Ware, and West Springfield. The initiatives, announced during Earth Week, are aimed at increasing Massachusetts’ clean energy generation. “In filing legislation for the... READ MORE
April 04, 2016
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Steve Pike today announced Energy Bee as the grand prize winner of the Fifth Annual Boston Cleanweb Hackathon, earning the team $5,000 for their digital solution that allows consumers to set and track goals for energy use and spending. Held... READ MORE
March 23, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced a $700,000 investment in the Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Program, which provides rebates to homeowners who replace their older, inefficient woodstoves with cleaner, EPA-certified woodstove and... READ MORE
March 17, 2016
State energy officials today announced the selection of two additional communities, Bolton and Medfield, to participate in Solarize Mass for 2016.  The community-based solar energy group-buying program is currently... READ MORE
February 24, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), today announced $595,000 in funding to support clean energy and water technology innovation in six communities across the Commonwealth. The funding, which comes from MassCEC’s... READ MORE
February 03, 2016
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Stephen Pike today announced $250,000 in funding for five early-stage clean energy companies. Under MassCEC’s new AccelerateMass... READ MORE
January 19, 2016
State energy officials today announced the selection of the first five communities to participate in Solarize Mass for 2016.  The new municipalities participating in the community-based solar energy group-buying program that lowers overall costs of... READ MORE
January 15, 2016
State energy officials today announced $530,000 in grants for four small business incubators, part of an ongoing strategy to accelerate the development of cleantech startup companies in Massachusetts. The funding, under the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) IncubateMass program, will... READ MORE
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 residents... 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 organizations and... 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 Commonwealth switching to clean energy are cutting municipal energy costs while... 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
Photos from the event BOSTON – June 4, 2015 – Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced EnerScore as the grand prize winner of the 2015 Boston... 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 Department of... 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 Innovation... READ MORE
May 07, 2015
Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton today announced that Massachusetts has installed more than 841 megawatts of solar electricity, bringing the Commonwealth more than halfway to the Baker-Polito Administration’s goal of 1,600 megawatts by 2020. Secretary Beaton made the... 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 weekend at... 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
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $1.2 million in funding for 13 projects across the Commonwealth under a pair of programs aimed at promoting clean energy innovation in Massachusetts. “Massachusetts is a hub for clean energy... READ MORE
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 Projects Agency –... 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
December 22, 2014
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today released a request for proposals for professional marine terminal operators interested in managing and operating the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, a soon-to-be-completed multipurpose marine terminal located in New Bedford Harbor... READ MORE
December 08, 2014
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced the launch of MassCEC’s Successful Women in Clean Energy initiative to help low and moderate-income female workers build careers in the clean energy industry. “The Patrick Administration has been committed to providing... READ MORE
November 24, 2014
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett today announced that the communities of Provincetown, Quincy, Plainfield, Ashfield and Buckland will participate in the latest round of Solarize Massachusetts (Solarize Mass®), a grassroots... READ MORE
November 19, 2014
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced MassCEC’s Clean Energy Internship Program won two national awards: the State Leadership in Clean... READ MORE
October 29, 2014
Furthering his Administration’s commitment to supporting the clean energy industry in Massachusetts, Governor Deval Patrick today announced $2.5 million in funding opportunities for clean energy companies across the Commonwealth and highlighted a new partnership agreement with the U.S. Department... READ MORE
September 29, 2014
Governor Deval Patrick today announced that the Massachusetts clean energy sector saw double-digit job growth for the third consecutive year and now employs more than 88,000 workers in the Commonwealth. The 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report, released on Monday... READ MORE
September 17, 2014
BOSTON – September 17, 2014 – Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $305,000 in grant awards to assist four Massachusetts small business incubators help grow and support the next generation of clean energy businesses across the Commonwealth. The grants,... READ MORE
September 17, 2014
Contact: Heather Nichols, Rachael Neff, Juli Hanscom – 617-725-4025 GOVERNOR PATRICK PROMOTES MASSACHUSETTS’ CLEAN ENERGY INITIATIVES AT LONDON OFFSHORE WIND FORUM LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – Governor Deval Patrick today addressed European offshore wind industry leaders and government officials at a... READ MORE
September 15, 2014
Contact: Heather Nichols, Rachael Neff, Juli Hanscom – 617-725-4025; Krista Selmi (EEA) –617-626-1109 GOVERNOR PATRICK PROMOTES COMMONWEALTH’S CLEAN ENERGY STRATEGY AT OFFSHORE WIND FORUM IN DENMARK Discussion with Danish wind energy leaders will help identify and advance areas for partnership in... READ MORE
September 12, 2014
Contact: Heather Nichols, Rachael Neff, Juli Hanscom – 617-725-4025 Governor Deval Patrick today joined Cape Wind Associate’s Jim Gordon to announce that Cape Wind has entered into a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to stage its historic, first-in-the-Nation... READ MORE
August 19, 2014
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced MassCEC is now accepting applications for the fall session of the 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Internship Program. The program... READ MORE
July 23, 2014
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $191,000 in grants to boost energy efficiency job training programs across the Commonwealth.  The grants are part of MassCEC’s Green Workforce: Energy Efficiency program and are geared towards programs focused on giving... READ MORE
July 15, 2014
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) today announced that 932 residents and businesses signed contracts to install solar electricity systems as part of the latest round of Solarize Massachusetts (Solarize Mass®), which concluded... READ MORE
July 02, 2014
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) today announced $200,000 in grants to Massachusetts entrepreneurs and researchers to advance clean technology... READ MORE
June 27, 2014
Harvard – Friday, June 27, 2014 – State and local officials today celebrated the opening of the Harvard Solar Garden, which allows residents and small business owners whose properties are not good candidates for solar to plug into a community-owned solar project. The innovative model expands access... READ MORE
June 18, 2014
Contact: Heather Nichols, Rachael Neff, Juli Hanscom – 617-725-4025; Jessica Kershaw (DOI) – 202-208-6416 Governor Deval Patrick today joined U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank to announce that more than 742,... READ MORE
June 16, 2014
SOMERVILLE – Monday, June 16, 2014 - The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced Water Hero as the $5,000 grand prize winner of the 2014 Boston Cleanweb Data Jam, which concluded Thursday at cleantech incubator Greentown Labs. “Water Hero is a shining example of how quickly an... READ MORE
June 13, 2014
Contact Heather Nichols, Rachael Neff, Juli Hanscom - 617-725-4025 Governor Deval Patrick today celebrated the success of internship programs run by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) and Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) and... READ MORE
June 03, 2014
Gov. Patrick (center) and (from left to right) Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Innovation and Industry Support Senior Director Jeremy McDiarmid, SolarOne’s Founder and CEO Moneer Azzam, Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Mark Sylvia and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center CEO Alicia... READ MORE
May 28, 2014
  Governor Deval Patrick today announced the winners of the first Massachusetts-Israel Innovation Partnership (MIIP) water innovation challenge. The Governor made this announcement with Israeli Chief Scientist Avi Hasson during the U.S. - Israel Connected Summit “Going Global with Water Tech” forum... READ MORE
May 13, 2014
Patrick Administration Launches New Residential Clean Energy Grant Program BOSTON – May 13, 2014 – The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) today announced a new $875,000 grant program designed to help residents take advantage of cost-saving... READ MORE
May 06, 2014
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced the launch of Green Workforce: Energy Efficiency, a new program designed to support job training programs for energy efficiency careers across the state. “More than half of the 80,000 clean energy workers in Massachusetts... READ MORE
April 08, 2014
More than 70 people crammed into cleantech incubator Greentown Labs over the weekend to create innovative apps and technologies that support clean and sustainable practices. Teams had 30 hours to build apps from scratch, with 10 teams competing. In the end, Team LightsOut emerged victorious to win... READ MORE
April 07, 2014
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced four projects that will receive more than $500,000 in funding as part of the InnovateMass program, which seeks to advance deployment of innovative clean energy technology in the Commonwealth. The funding will allow the... READ MORE
March 27, 2014
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced MassCEC is now accepting applications for the summer session of the 2014 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Internship Program. “Internships at Massachusetts clean energy companies provide students and recent graduates... READ MORE
March 26, 2014
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Board of Directors today approved up to $1.8 million in relief funds for the Town of Falmouth to help the municipality mitigate the financial impacts associated with the reduced operations of its town-owned wind turbine project located at the Town of... READ MORE
March 21, 2014
Governor Deval Patrick today joined representatives from three Massachusetts companies, The Vertex Companies, Inc., Panel Claw and Solectria, and two Mexican partners, Constructora e Inmobiliaria Zacatecana and Grupos Domos, to announce ZacSol, a 30-megawatt solar electric project that will be... READ MORE
March 20, 2014
Contact: Heather Nichols, Bonnie McGilpin, Juli Hanscom – 617-725-4025; Krista Selmi (EEA) – 617-626-1109 Governor Deval Patrick today joined representatives from Massachusetts-based Desalitech Inc. and international water innovation leader Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, who have... READ MORE
February 26, 2014
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) have launched the ninth 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
February 21, 2014
MassCEC Launches Program to Provide Clean Energy Training to High School Students Learn and Earn will help foster Massachusetts’ clean energy workforce by giving high school students on-the-job training in clean energy careers Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today... READ MORE
February 20, 2014
                                CEO and Executive Director Alicia Barton Media contacts: Matt Kakley (617) 315-9339 mkakley@masscec.com MassCEC Announces Expansion of Program to Boost Adoption of Solar Hot Water Systems Commonwealth Solar Hot Water program... READ MORE
February 18, 2014
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan today announced a new round of the Commonwealth’s Woodstove Change-out Program, committing up to $1 million to assist residents in replacing their inefficient woodstoves for healthier, higher-efficiency models. “The Patrick Administration is... READ MORE
January 28, 2014
The Patrick Administration today announced the formation of the New England Water Innovation Network (NEWIN), which will build upon the successes the Commonwealth and companies have had in creating more efficient and cost-effective water supply and wastewater treatment solutions to drive demand for... READ MORE
January 27, 2014
MassCEC Awards $200,000 in Clean Energy Research Grants to Massachusetts Cleantech Innovators   BOSTON – January 27, 2014 – The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer... READ MORE
January 09, 2014
An independent analysis released today has found no statistically-significant evidence that proximity to a wind turbine affects home values. The report, written by researchers from the University of Connecticut and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, examined 122,000 Massachusetts real estate... READ MORE
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  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 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 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
December 27, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt and Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Commissioner Mark Sylvia today announced the launch of a new $100,000 pilot incentive program to assist residents in trading their inefficient wood-, wood pellet- or coal-... READ MORE
December 20, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced a grant of up to $260,000 to help strengthen and grow the research capacity of the University of Massachusetts Lowell’s Wind Energy Research Group. The grant includes $115,000 for a graduate student program in... READ MORE
December 18, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt and Avi Hasson, Chief Scientist of Israel, today announced the second round of the Massachusetts-Israel Innovation Partnership (MIIP) to fund collaborative research projects focused... READ MORE
December 13, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced a new program to assist commercial or non-profit building owners in reducing their water heating bills up to 20 percent by installing solar hot water systems. The program, a partnership between MassCEC and... READ MORE
December 11, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced the release of the construction bid for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The announcement closely follows the project’s environmental approval on Nov. 19 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.... READ MORE
November 18, 2012
The Patrick-Murray Administration today announced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided the Commonwealth with environmental approval to construct the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, a multi-purpose facility that will enable the Port of New Bedford to handle high volume bulk and... READ MORE
November 13, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Green Communities Division today announced a $500,000 pilot program to help local communities identify... READ MORE
November 08, 2012
Solarize Mass created 32 jobs, 5.1 megawatts, Southwick’s Zoo among projects The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) today announced that 802 residents and businesses signed contracts to install solar electricity systems as part of... READ MORE
November 01, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) today announced that the deadline for the Solarize Massachusetts program (Solarize Mass  has been extended to Nov. 4 due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the Commonwealth. "With the storm bringing high... READ MORE
October 24, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) this week received one of the Clean Energy States Alliance’s (CESA) seven 2012 State Leadership in Clean Energy awards for MassCEC’s Commonwealth Solar Hot Water Pilot Program. The program offered rebates on a first-come, first-served basis to... READ MORE
October 22, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced Hopkinton residents and businesses have qualified for the lowest pricing tier available under the Solarize Massachusetts Program (Solarize Mass) and will receive prices well below rates for traditional sources of... READ MORE
October 16, 2012
Governor Deval Patrick today announced that the 2013 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Internship Program will expand paid internships for college students at Massachusetts-based clean energy companies. Governor Patrick made the announcement at the Global Cleantech Meet-up, an annual... READ MORE
October 12, 2012
Center will host topic area sessions at Global Cleantech Meet-up The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today released a request for proposals as part of its new $1 million program to further the development of clean energy technology in Massachusetts. Under InnovateMassc (Innovate Mass... READ MORE
September 27, 2012
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan today announced that the Community Music School has received $124,000 in grant funding from ReBuild Western Massachusetts, a program that offers grants and no-interest loans to residents, businesses and non-profit groups affected by the June... READ MORE
September 26, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) Commissioner Mark Sylvia today announced that the deadline of the Solarize Massachusetts Program (Solarize Mass) has been extended to Oct. 31, citing high demand for... READ MORE
September 24, 2012
ReBuild Western Massachusetts and local officials are reminding owners of homes and businesses damaged by last summer’s tornadoes that time is running out to take advantage of the program, which provides loans and grants to building owners for energy efficient upgrades. The deadline to register is... READ MORE
September 18, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced Arlington residents and businesses qualify for lower solar energy rates than rates for traditional sources of energy under the Solarize Massachusetts Program (Solarize Mass). As a result of Solarize Mass, the... READ MORE
September 18, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced Newburyport residents and businesses qualify for lower solar energy rates than rates for traditional sources of energy under the Solarize Massachusetts Program (Solarize... READ MORE
September 18, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced Millbury and Sutton residents and businesses qualify for lower solar energy rates than rates for traditional sources of energy under the Solarize Massachusetts Program (Solarize Mass). As a result of Solarize... READ MORE
September 17, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced Acton residents and businesses qualify for lower solar energy rates than rates for traditional sources of energy under the Solarize Massachusetts Program (Solarize Mass). As a result of Solarize Mass, the average... READ MORE
September 17, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced Melrose residents and businesses qualify for lower solar energy rates than rates for traditional sources of energy under the Solarize Massachusetts Program (Solarize Mass). As a result of Solarize Mass, the... READ MORE
September 12, 2012
NOTE: The program information associated with this announcement has been updated.  For updated information, view the latest release. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced a new $1 million program to further the development of clean energy technology in Massachusetts.... READ MORE
August 23, 2012
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced that residents and businesses in the city of Boston qualify for lower solar energy rates than rates for traditional sources of energy under the Solarize Massachusetts Program (Solarize Mass).  Ms. Barton... READ MORE
August 22, 2012
ReBuild Western Massachusetts officials are urging owners of homes and businesses damaged by last summer’s tornadoes to take advantage of its program, which provides loans and grants to building owners for energy efficient upgrades. The deadline to register is October 1, 2012. Since its launch last... READ MORE
August 16, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced Massachusetts’ clean energy economy grew by 11.2 percent from July 2011 to July 2012. According to the 2012 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report released today the growing sector now employs 71,523 people at 4,995 clean energy... READ MORE
August 09, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)  is pleased to announce that the Green Communities of Pittsfield and Lenox, who are participating in Solarize Mass as a group, have reached the threshold of contracted projects to reach Tier 3 of pricing, with two months left to go before the deadline... READ MORE
August 06, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is pleased to announce that the Green Communities of Lincoln, Sudbury and Wayland, who are participating in Solarize Mass as a group, have reached the threshold of contracted projects that guarantees the lowest pricing available, with two months left... READ MORE
June 28, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced a new $10 million multi-year program, Commonwealth Solar Hot Water, which will begin accepting applications in July 2012 and continue through 2016. The long-term program is designed to encourage the installation of solar hot water... READ MORE
June 22, 2012
MassCEC is pleased to provide the following program update for the Commonwealth Solar II Rebate Program. As of noon today, June 22, 2012, Block 10 of the Commonwealth Solar II Rebate Program is still open, with $165,116 remaining. Block 10 will remain open until all available funds are reserved or... READ MORE
June 21, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) today announced seven awardees will receive grants under the MassCEC Catalyst Program, aimed at commercializing the pioneering clean energy... READ MORE
June 15, 2012
This week, Kim and Mark Reichelt of Wayland became the first residents to contract for a solar PV installation at their home through this year’s Solarize Massachusetts program. "We are very excited to be installing solar panels on our home.  We looked into doing it a few years ago, but since then... READ MORE
April 12, 2012
As part of the effort to reach Governor Patrick's goal of 250 megawatts (MW) of solar power installed by 2017, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard K. Sullivan Jr. today announced the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) selected 17... READ MORE
March 12, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that the Commonwealth Organics-to-Energy program began accepting applications for construction projects and pilot projects that employ anaerobic digestion and other technologies that convert source-separated organic wastes into... READ MORE
March 06, 2012
7AC Technologies Inc., Woburn, MA, announces the completion of a $2.3M Series-A investment round led by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC). “We are delighted to announce this significant investment milestone which adds MassCEC to our existing investors CEVG and 1and12 Ventures” said... READ MORE
February 27, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the New England Clean Energy Council (Council) today announced the launch of the 2012 Massachusetts Clean Energy Internship Program, which connect students throughout the Commonwealth to paid internships at Massachusetts-based clean energy... READ MORE
February 15, 2012
As part of a statewide effort to reach Governor Patrick's goal of 250 megawatts (MW) of solar power installed by 2017, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today launched the second round of its Solarize Massachusetts (Solarize Mass) program. MassCEC is now accepting applications from... READ MORE
February 08, 2012
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) today announced that three clean energy researchers were awarded $40,000 in grants each through MassCEC’s Catalyst Program, which is aimed at commercializing game-changing clean energy... READ MORE
February 01, 2012
The Commonwealth Solar Hot Water Residential Pilot Program was launched in February 2011 and was originally scheduled to be a one year pilot program. However, the solar hot water industry has shown strong support for the program, and there is still a substantial amount of residential rebate funding... READ MORE
January 25, 2012
Our friends at the Brookings Institution have a new paper out today titled Leveraging State Clean Energy Funds for  Economic Development that I encourage you to read. Here are the key recommendations: To become true economic development engines in clean energy state clean energy funds should:... READ MORE
December 15, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today highlighted the recent completion of the Museum of Science’s Energized! exhibit, featuring renewable energy innovation in Massachusetts. MassCEC encourages people throughout Massachusetts to visit the exhibit this holiday season and throughout... READ MORE
December 12, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced a new funding opportunity for grants for clean energy workforce development programs at secondary and vocational-technical high schools, colleges and universities, and community-based non-profit groups.  “Having a highly skilled,... READ MORE
November 15, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that 162 residents or businesses contracted to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems through the Solarize Massachusetts pilot, which launched in May 2011. These residents will install a total of 829 kilowatts (kW) of solar in the... READ MORE
November 01, 2011
Kicking off the Fifth Annual Massachusetts Clean Energy Week, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today highlighted the Commonwealth’s vibrant clean energy industry and state clean energy leadership.  Massachusetts’ expanding clean energy community, which has recently seen significant... READ MORE
October 28, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that 27 residents or businesses have contracted with Munro Distributing to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems through MassCEC’s Solarize Mass pilot. The projects will install 102.33 kW of solar in Scituate, allowing residents and... READ MORE
October 26, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that 17 residents or businesses have contracted with Alteris Renewables Inc. to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems through MassCEC’s Solarize Mass pilot. The projects will install 105 kW of solar in Hatfield, allowing residents... READ MORE
October 18, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announced significant growth in the Massachusetts clean energy economy, which now employs more than 64,000 people, according to the 2011 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report released today. The report identified 4,909 clean energy companies... READ MORE
October 05, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that 23 residents or businesses have contracted with Alteris Renewables to install solar photovoltaic (PV) through MassCEC’s Solarize Mass pilot. The projects will install 110 kW of solar in Winchester, allowing residents and business... READ MORE
September 28, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that 42 residents or businesses have contracted with New England Breeze to install solar photovoltaic (PV) projects through MassCEC’s Solarize Mass pilot. The projects will total 219 kW of solar in Harvard, allowing residents and... READ MORE
September 27, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) have launched the fourth 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 06, 2011
MTPV, LLC, a clean energy semiconductor chip company, announced today that it raised $6.5 million in the initial closing of its series B financing. The round, which was led by pre-existing investor Spinnaker Capital, LLC of Boston, included an investment from Applied Ventures, LLC, the venture... READ MORE
August 31, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that 18 residents or businesses have contracted with New England Breeze to install solar photovoltaic (PV) through MassCEC’s Solarize Mass pilot. The projects will install 101.75 kW of solar in Harvard, allowing residents and business... READ MORE
August 08, 2011
Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray joined the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the New England Clean Energy Council (Council) today to recognize participants in the first year of MassCEC’s Clean Energy Internship Program. “Governor Patrick and I continue to invest in job creation... READ MORE
August 04, 2011
Building on the success of the new residential Commonwealth Solar Hot Water program, which has awarded rebates for 110 solar hot water projects at homes across Massachusetts since its opening in February 2011, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today unveiled a new rebate program to... READ MORE
July 29, 2011
Already host to a wind turbine, solar panels and other alternative energy projects, the maritime academy is slotted to demonstrate a hydrokinetic turbine that will harness water currents for electricity production.   "The one area where we have not taken advantage of our location ... is the canal... READ MORE
July 18, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), announced today that it is awarding contracts to the New England Aquarium and the College of Staten Island to collect migratory and habitat usage data on marine... READ MORE
July 06, 2011
State officials are trying to drive down the cost of solar power for homeowners and small businesses by bringing potential buyers together with sellers in a more cost-efficient manner. Right now, solar installers have to make their pitch house by house. The state’s new program, called Solarize... READ MORE
June 15, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) today announced that four clean energy researchers will receive grants under the MassCEC Catalyst Program, which supports the commercialization of game-changing clean energy technologies coming... READ MORE
June 10, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that it is partnering with Alteris Renewables, Munro Distributing and New England Breeze to provide services in for the Solarize Massachusetts pilot the towns of Hatfield, Harvard, Scituate and Winchester.  In late April, MassCEC... READ MORE
June 07, 2011
In partnership with CLF Ventures, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) provides a guide to land-based wind energy issues that we hope  will help decision-makers navigate the complex issues involved in siting land-based wind energy. Click Here to... READ MORE
June 03, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced four grants totaling $734,000 green job training programs that will help train unemployed and underemployed people for jobs in the clean energy community. “MassCEC’s Pathways Out of Poverty grants program has a proven track record –... READ MORE
May 19, 2011
Governor Deval Patrick today joined state and federal officials and wind industry leaders in Charlestown to celebrate the opening of the first facility in the United States capable of testing large-scale wind turbine blades up to 90 meters in length. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC... READ MORE
May 06, 2011
State officials and alternative energy advocates and contractors clustered on a windswept mountaintop Thursday to dedicate a project 13 years in the making that will double the state's wind energy output. The Berkshire Wind Power Project of 10 GE wind-turbines along the Taconic ridgeline between... READ MORE
May 02, 2011
In April, 2007 Massachusetts’ Governor Deval Patrick laid out a 10-year goal for the commonwealth to adopt 250 megawatts worth of solar power installations by 2017. With just under 6 years remaining until the deadline, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has announced it is deploying a... READ MORE
April 22, 2011
In celebration of the 41st anniversary of Earth Day, we would like to update you on the Commonwealth's exciting growth in solar photovoltaics (PV) through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's (MassCEC) Solar Update. MassCEC provides these updates on a quarterly basis to keep you informed of the... READ MORE
April 20, 2011
As part of the effort to reach Governor Patrick's goal of 250 megawatts (MW) of solar power installed by 2017, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that it will deploy a new business model called Solarize Massachusetts in four pilot communities in Massachusetts to... READ MORE
March 31, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced grants totaling more than $700,000 to support seven wind energy projects under the Commonwealth Wind Community Scale Wind Initiative. “With two dozen wind turbines already in place across the state, Massachusetts communities and... READ MORE
March 23, 2011
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) today announced four researchers will receive grants under the MassCEC Catalyst Program, which supports the commercialization of game-changing clean energy technologies coming out of... READ MORE
March 18, 2011
As part of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy Partnership Mission 2011, Governor Deval Patrick today led a forum on growing the clean energy and green jobs sectors in Massachusetts and Israel at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. The forum is part of the Governor's mission to explore... READ MORE
October 19, 2010
Governor Deval Patrick today announced that a new multi-purpose marine commerce terminal will be built in the port of New Bedford to support the delivery, assembly, and installation of offshore wind turbines, as well as shipping and other commercial activities. Cape Wind Associates will use the New... READ MORE