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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…

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…

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,…