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Guest blog by Max Dilthey and River Strong, UMass Clean Energy Extension

The U.S. offshore wind (OSW) industry is beginning a rapid rise to meet the next generation’s need for clean, secure, and affordable energy. As the domestic supply chain gains…

Tabetha Rowlands, Solar Programs Fellow

After five years of facilitating solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in Massachusetts (MA), the Mass Solar Loan (MSL) program closed to new applications in December 2020.  …

Meg Howard, Program Director
Amy Barad, Program Director

As the urgency of reducing greenhouse gas emissions grows, Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) heat pumps offer a streamlined heating and cooling solution for commercial buildings,…

Lisa Dobbs, Program Manager

At the SmartGrowth America Equity Summit in January 2021, Sekita Grant, Vice President of Programs for The Solutions Project, stated, “The people closest to the problems innovate…

Claire Wallace, Communications Fellow

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has said that energy storage has the potential to "reduce costs for ratepayers and help create a clean and resilient energy future." To…

Eagle Wu, CEO VINCIVR, Inc.

We often understand the coming offshore wind boom through statistics, but have we thought about what those numbers really mean? How big is a 14-megawatt turbine, really? What…

Meg Howard, Program Director

MassCEC is accepting new applications for our whole-home air-source heat pump pilot program from now until the pilot closes on June 25, 2021. Applications must be received by…

Meg Howard, Program Director

MassCEC is pleased to announce higher incentives for our whole-home air-source heat pump pilot program from now until the pilot closes on June 25, 2021. The base incentives for…

Emma Preger, Building Decarbonization Fellow

There is no doubt among scientists that climate change is real, and humans are the cause. Since the industrial revolution, the average global temperature has risen by 1° Celsius…