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Keyana White, Community Clean Energy & Environmental Justice Fellow

One of the best parts of the EmPower Massachusetts Program (referred to in this blog as “EmPower Mass” or the “Program”) has been seeing the progress and achievements of our…

Keyana White, Community Clean Energy Fellow

Reducing energy burden and providing clean energy to vulnerable populations throughout the Commonwealth will require a consistent and collaborative effort. As such, it is…

Keyana White, Community Clean Energy Fellow
Introducing the Awardees

Back in July 2021, we introduced you to our newest innovative program – EmPower Massachusetts (EmPower Mass). We’re finally…

Dr. Yashwant Sinha, Director of Offshore Wind Power Program, Bristol Community College, New Bedford, MA.

The global installed capacity of offshore wind now exceeds 37 GW and by 2050, this capacity is expected to exceed 500 GW. During the last decade, the Offshore Wind Turbines (OWT…

David Borrus, Business Manager, Pile Drivers Local 56

One of the major benefits of the emerging offshore wind energy industry in Massachusetts is that it will generate career opportunities for Cape Cod and South Coast residents.…

Sophia Napoletano-Net Zero Grid Fellow

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center launched the Clean Energy and Resiliency (CLEAR) Program to support community efforts to use renewable energy for resiliency during electric…

Katelyn Buckley, Building Decarbonization Fellow

Amid a worsening climate crisis and Massachusetts’ 2050 net zero emissions target quickly approaching, reducing greenhouse gas emissions from existing buildings must be an urgent…

Rosie Catanzaro, Workforce and Environmental Justice Fellow

Throughout the summer of 2021, MassCEC ran a highly successful outreach and engagement pilot program that was an expansion of the Clean Energy Internship Program. This pilot…

Jessica Slavin, Workforce Development Fellow

One of MassCEC’s extraordinarily successful flagship programs is the Clean Energy Internship Program, which facilitates the placement of Massachusetts 4-year and 2-year college…

Guest blog by Capt. Mike Burns, Executive Director of the Academy’s MCRE

The United States Department of Energy estimates 43,000 new jobs will be created in the offshore wind market by 2030. A Massachusetts Clean Energy study estimates that offshore…