Clean Power Blog


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 of the... READ THE FULL POST

February 19, 2014

Green Gaming

As the Massachusetts Gaming Commission considers applicants for a limited number of casino licenses, sustainability and energy efficiency practices are an important factor in the decision.  With the invitation for large entertainment facilities to enter Massachusetts, an exciting new opportunity... READ THE FULL POST

Water delegation members with Governor Patrick in Singapore during December 2013 trade mission. (L-R) Paul Mathisen-Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Mike Garcia-CDM Smith; Ed Freedman-Oasys Water; Michael Murphy-MassCEC; Earl Jones-Liberation Capital; Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick; Tom Tilas-AECOM; Dave Reckhow-UMass Amherst; Karen Oates- Worcester Polytechnic Institute; EEA Secretary Richard Sullivan; Alicia Barton-CEO of MassCEC.

February 14, 2014

Massachusetts Water Delegation Visits Singapore

This past December, Gov. Deval Patrick led a trade mission to Singapore, looking to expand markets for Massachusetts companies and gain exposure to cutting-edge technologies and research. As part of this effort, MassCEC worked with a delegation of leaders in the Massachusetts water industry to make... READ THE FULL POST

January 22, 2014

Lexington's FirstFuel Raises $8.5 Million in Funding

The cleanest kilowatt hour is the one that’s never used. Energy efficiency—providing the same amount of work or utility with fewer energy units—is all about getting the most out of each electron and Massachusetts has long been a leader in energy efficiency. For the past three years, the... READ THE FULL POST

The 2013 winners of NEWIEE Achievement Awards were Susan Coakley, Mary Beth Gentleman, Rebecca Tepper, and Sue Tierney

The 2013 winners of NEWIEE Achievement Awards were Susan Coakley, Mary Beth Gentleman, Rebecca Tepper, and Sue Tierney

January 21, 2014

Time to Celebrate Women in Clean Energy & the Environment

It’s that time of year again! The time of year when we celebrate the women of the energy and environmental fields who bring knowledge, passion and innovation to the energy sector; women who have made tremendous strides and continue to encourage women around the world to achieve excellence... READ THE FULL POST