Clean Power Blog


June 20, 2014

A Dairy Good Clean Energy Source

More than 200 years ago, the Barstow family built a dairy farm on a plot of land in Hadley. Earlier this month, the family celebrated another milestone on their sixth-generation farm - the start-up of... READ THE FULL POST

June 15, 2014

A Solarizing Success

With just a couple weeks left before the deadline, communities participants in the latest round of the Solarize Mass are making a final push ensure as many residents and businesses can lock in discounted rates for solar electric systems. Solarize Mass, now in its fourth... READ THE FULL POST

June 04, 2014

Winning Women in Clean Energy

Women have been making significant contributions to science since the very beginning, like Emilie du Chatelet, author of the standard French translation of Newton’s Principia Mathematica or... READ THE FULL POST

June 04, 2014

Filling the Summer Jobs Gap

A recent article in the Boston Globe described the difficulties that teenagers and young adults face while searching for a summer job. Massachusetts... READ THE FULL POST

April 28, 2014

Celebrating Patriots' Day with Solarize Lexington and Bedford

Patriots' Day may not carry the same significance around the country, but in Massachusetts, and especially the historic town of Lexington, it's an important time to recognize the events that helped shape our country's future.  Last... READ THE FULL POST

EPA Director Gina McCarthy and Energy Sec. Ernest Moniz at Fenway Park.

EPA Director Gina McCarthy and Energy Sec. Ernest Moniz at Fenway Park.

April 23, 2014

Fenway Park Goes Green

Williams and Pesky. Pedroia and Ortiz. Moniz and McCarthy? Though their names might not be as renowned around Yawkey Way, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Environmental Protection Agency Director Gina McCarthy were at Fenway Park Tuesday night with a purpose as noble as the pursuit of World... READ THE FULL POST

April 22, 2014

The Commonwealth Celebrates Clean Energy Day

More than 100 people gathered at the Massachusetts State House in Boston last month for the Third ... READ THE FULL POST

April 01, 2014

Web, Cleantech Meet This Weekend in Somerville

When we think of cleantech, minds immediately go to solar, wind, and maybe even electric vehicles.  Yet the second part of the word – tech – invokes a whole meaning.  A little over a year ago, in the span of twenty-four hours, I attended two high-impact events: ... READ THE FULL POST

March 13, 2014

Retroficiency, CSG Partner on Energy Efficiency Innovation

Massachusetts is continuing to set the pace for energy efficiency innovation. Boston-based Retroficiency - a provider of proprietary software that focuses on building efficiency intelligence – was recently... READ THE FULL POST

February 26, 2014

Next Round of Commonwealth Woodstove Change-out Program Arrives

On February 18, woodstove owners across the Commonwealth began to fill out applications after Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan announced a new round... READ THE FULL POST