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Source: MassCEC analysis of EEA data

March 20, 2019

The Case for Clean Heating and Cooling

We’re bombarded on an almost daily basis with reports on the impacts of climate change, both what we’re seeing today and what will happen in the coming decades. While it can leave all of us feeling like we’re in a dire, irreversible situation, those reports serve as a call to action. And as a... READ THE FULL POST

                       Training exercise at the Stow Fire Academy

March 07, 2019

Energy Storage Safety for Massachusetts Fire Services

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) facilitated three energy storage fire safety trainings in February throughout the Commonwealth. The trainings, which occurred in Everett, Foxborough, and Stow, all sold out due to the growing interest in storage safety from Massachusetts firefighters... READ THE FULL POST

February 11, 2019

How an Internship Led to A Career in Clean Energy

As a student at Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School, Tom O’Neill was looking to break into the clean energy world. Since he was going to a vocational school he was looking for programs where he could gain technical skills that would help him... READ THE FULL POST

January 30, 2019

MassCEC’s Learn and Earn Event at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal

On August 1, 2018, over 100 high school students from New Bedford High School, Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School, Norfolk County Agricultural High School, Malden High School and John D. O’Bryant High School (partnered with Northeastern University) visited MassCEC’s New Bedford Marine... READ THE FULL POST

December 18, 2018

Clean Energy Activity Day Educates Sandwich STEM Academy

On May 22, 2018, approximately 750 sixth through eighth grade students participated in Clean Energy Activity Day at the Sandwich STEM Academy in Sandwich, Massachusetts. Kathleen Driscoll, Staff Associate at the Environmental Health & Safety Department of the nearby Massachusetts Maritime... READ THE FULL POST

August 13, 2018

Learn & Earn Solar Project at Diman Voc Tech

For most high school students, the summer is a time to take a break in the hot months and sleep in. Not for the students at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School! This summer, nineteen students elected to participate in... READ THE FULL POST

July 17, 2018

Miscoe Hill Middle School's Clean Energy Activity Day

On May 15, 2018, Miscoe Hill Middle School in Mendon hosted a Clean Energy Activity Day for its seventh grade class. The day began with 196 seventh grade students seated in the auditorium where Senator Michael Moore and MassCEC’s CEO, Stephen Pike, spoke about the growing future of the clean... READ THE FULL POST

July 11, 2018

3,000th Intern Placed with no End in Sight!

  About a year and a half ago we were celebrating how quickly the MassCEC Internship Program was growing. My previous post spoke to the team’s pride at having placed our 2,000th intern and looked forward to the next... READ THE FULL POST

July 02, 2018

MassCEC announces $455,000 in funding to support seven cleantech innovators

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is thrilled to announce $455,000 in funding to the spring 2018 round of Catalyst awardees. The Catalyst Program is jointly administered by MassCEC and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) with the... READ THE FULL POST

June 27, 2018

Pierce Middle School Clean Energy Activity Day      

 On April 11, 2018, over one hundred sixth through eighth grade students at Pierce Middle School in Milton, MA, participated in MassCEC’s Clean Energy Activity Day. The students listened to guest speakers, built interactive hydropower and solar energy kits to power various lights and horns and... READ THE FULL POST

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