Local renewable-energy companies launch shared internship portal

A group of renewable-energy companies in the Charlottesville area believes there is strength in numbers when recruiting interns.

The Charlottesville Renewable Energy Alliance recently launched an online portal that enables college students and recent graduates to send their resumes to multiple local energy companies through a single internship application.

Braintree Electric Light Department and Borrego Solar Systems Receive $700,000 Grant from Massachusetts Clean Energy Center for Energy Storage Project

Borrego Solar Systems, a leading developer, designer, installer and O&M provider of solar and energy storage systems today announced it has received a $ 700,000 grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to develop a 2 megawatt/4.2 megawatt-hour lithium-ion battery storage project with the Braintree Electric Light Department (BELD). The energy storage system will be installed at one of BELD’s substations, which will reduce energy and transmission capacity costs for BELD and its ratepayers.

Tesla Powerwall Battery Project on Nantucket Receives $1.25M in Grant Funding

National Grid sponsored and supported projects throughout Massachusetts recently received over $4.5 million in energy storage grant funding, including one on Nantucket.In a partnership with the town Tesla was awarded $1.25 million from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to fund a 2.5MW/6.75MWh lithium ion battery energy storage project.