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The new wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum features a geothermal heating and cooling system.

The new wing of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum features a geothermal heating and cooling system.

August 07, 2014

A Clean Energy Masterpiece

As they view and critique the paintings and other artwork on display, visitors at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum may not realize that the building not only stretches up towards the sky – it also digs deep into the ground. In 2012, as part of a... READ THE FULL POST

eCurv and Powerhouse Dynamics

MassCEC's newest portfolio companies, eCurv and Powerhouse Dynamics.

July 29, 2014

Investing in the Future of Massachusetts Cleantech

For the first time in nearly a year, there are some new names in MassCEC's investment portfolio. We ... READ THE FULL POST

July 25, 2014

Honoring the Digest Founder

Every weekday, more than 1,000 people start their day with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Digest, a daily clean energy newsletter that compiles news articles, blog posts and opinion pieces from the cleantech sector across the nation and around the world. But it wasn’t always this way. Back in 2011... READ THE FULL POST

July 22, 2014

A Sunny Day in Harvard

Last month, state and local officials joined Harvard residents and volunteers to celebrate the opening of the Harvard Solar Garden, which allows residents and small business owners whose properties are not well-suited for solar to ‘plug in’ to a community-owned solar project. The project was a long... READ THE FULL POST

2014 World Cup in Brazil
June 26, 2014

A Green World Cup

Large-scale sporting events have never historically been particularly environmentally friendly. The combination of transportation, increased population, large-scale construction and the pressure of strict deadlines typically means massive energy use, with tons of carbon being released into the air... READ THE FULL POST

June 23, 2014

Celebrating the Future of Massachusetts Innovation

A couple Fridays back, the MassCEC offices were buzzing with excitement - and not just in anticipation of the weekend. Governor Deval Patrick joined the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and the... READ THE FULL POST

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... 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