MassCEC, in partnership with U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), has completed three years of marine wildlife surveys to guide and expedite the federal permitting process for offshore wind development, and to support the deployment of offshore wind in Massachusetts in an... read more.
Studies and Research
The 2016 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report – an annual accounting of the sector’s activity – shows the clean energy sector continues to report sustained growth, expanding to more than 105,000 jobs between 2015 and 2016. The industry contributes $11.8 billion to Massachusetts’ Gross... read more.
In 2013, MassCEC and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Green Communities Division, launched Community Energy Strategies, an initiative aimed at partnering with local officials and community volunteers, to identify and develop strategies for implementing the mix of clean energy... read more.
Microgrids – Benefits, Models, Barriers and Suggested Policy Initiatives for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
As cities and states seek to improve the resilience, reliability, and efficiency of the electric grid in the face of increasingly severe storms and other emerging threats, microgrids offer policy makers, elected leaders and the communities they serve an additional tool with which to... read more.