Clean Power Blog


June 22, 2018

Bentley Arena Earns LEED Platinum

MassCEC’s Director of Investments, Tibor Toth, attended an event on June 6, 2018 for the LEED Platinum Celebration and Plaque Dedication for the Bentley Arena, the first LEED-certified university ice arena in the US!  The... READ THE FULL POST

May 08, 2018

A Geothermal Resurgence

Thanks to the 30% federal tax credit for geothermal heat pumps being reinstated in February 2018, plus state incentives and public awareness efforts, Massachusetts has seen a rebirth of interest in geothermal this year. In the first four months of 2018, MassCEC’s rebate program received twice as... READ THE FULL POST

April 12, 2018

MassCEC announces $588,720 in funding to support five cleantech startups

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is excited to announce $588,720 in funding to our latest round of InnovateMass awardees. The InnovateMass Program aims to accelerate commercialization of innovative clean energy technologies by filling the... READ THE FULL POST

March 21, 2018

Check Out Career Pathways on

MassCEC has a new online tool that you’ll just love to explore! helps connect you to potential careers in clean energy that are supported by education and training programs in Massachusetts. Recognizing that many people know... READ THE FULL POST

March 12, 2018

Technology Advancements Crucial to Future of Energy Storage

With energy storage taking on an increasingly central role in grid modernization and the transition to renewable energy, technological advances in battery technologies remain crucial decreasing prices and increasing functionality and reliability. While there have been tremendous improvements to... READ THE FULL POST

March 06, 2018

Upstream Tech wins NEWIN’s 2017 “Innovation of the Year” Award

We have some exciting news from NEWIN’s 2017 Innovator and Innovation Award and Gala! Upstream Tech, an awardee of MassCEC’s Catalyst program, won the “Innovation of the Year” award at NEWIN’s annual gala on... READ THE FULL POST

February 26, 2018

Solar Power Northeast Conference in Boston

On February 5 and 6,  Solar Power Northeast - the region’s largest solar and energy storage event - brought together different sectors of the solar industry at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel to discuss new developments and share ideas. The conference’s sessions followed five main themes:... READ THE FULL POST

February 26, 2018

Massachusetts reaches 2,000 MW of solar installations

On February 7, after installing 78,647 projects Massachusetts finally hit the 2,000-megawatt benchmark for solar capacity, with at least one project in each of the state’s 351 towns and cities. If it sounds like a lot,... READ THE FULL POST

January 17, 2018

Solar Connect Success!

On November 30th, the 2017 Mass Solar Connect closed out a six month sign up period for members of three participating non-profit groups. As part of the program, members of the non-profits were able to receive competitive pricing for solar PV projects through an online installer bidding platform.... READ THE FULL POST

January 15, 2018

Converted School Building Gets an A+ In Efficiency Using Heat Pumps, Solar Hot Water, & Solar PV

Olive Street Development, LLC is a developer of old brick buildings, like abandoned schools and factories, with the goal of recycling and repurposing these historic structures for efficient and affordable housing. Over the past several years, the developer has leveraged multiple MassCEC Renewable... READ THE FULL POST