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January 06, 2017

Massachusetts Water: Every Drop Counts!

Michael Murphy, Director, Water Innovation Record snowfall in Boston and powder days in New England.  New England and powder are not typically associated, but what a great ski season it was.  All the while, California measured its... READ THE FULL POST

January 06, 2017

In Boston, Urban Agriculture Taking Root

Emma McGrath, Communications Fellow Urban agriculture might sound like an oxymoron, but in Boston, it’s a growing reality. In 2013, under former Mayor Tom Menino, the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the Office of Food Initiatives made Hub history with their passage of... READ THE FULL POST

January 06, 2017

Jump-Starting Success at the Boston Cleanweb Hackathon

Emma McGrath, Communications Fellow   When Eric Graham walked through the doors at the 2013 Boston Cleanweb Hackathon, his intentions were strictly business. Working at the time for Next Step Living, a sponsor of the event, Graham’s role at the... READ THE FULL POST

October 30, 2015

Carbon Capture's Dangerous Delay

Last week, a new report from the International Energy Agency gave us all a bit of good news: in 2014, for the first time in 40 years, global emissions of carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas that is widely regarded as the primary contributor to climate change,... READ THE FULL POST

October 30, 2015

Ocean Acidification: Changing Tides, Heavy Consequences

When people think of New England, they think of two things: the American Revolution, and seafood. The character of New England is forever tied to the ocean. The Hub boasts being one of America’s original port cities. From clam chowder to lobster, New Englanders have always enjoyed the benefits of a... READ THE FULL POST

October 30, 2015

An Intern Milestone

During MassCEC's recent Student Clean Energy Symposium held at Boston University, state Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton announced that our Clean Energy Internship Program... READ THE FULL POST

October 30, 2015

A Leg Up in Your Clean Energy Job Search

Anyone who has searched for a job knows that it can be an uphill battle, and the clean energy sector is not immune.  Part of the difficulty with beginning any job search lies in not knowing where to look, how best to get your information in the hands of an employer or even the first steps that may... READ THE FULL POST

October 30, 2015

Learning from the Mexican Example

In 2012, the Mexican government passed sweeping legislation that included a call for 35 percent of the nation's energy to be produced by renewable sources by 2024. The aggressive target, as well as the country's other recent energy-related efforts were the subject of  a symposium,... READ THE FULL POST

October 30, 2015

New Year, New ARPA-tunities

Kicking off the New Year, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) has issued an exciting new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): OPEN 2015! At $125 million,... READ THE FULL POST

October 30, 2015

A Prize for an Idea

It’s a good time to be a student or clean energy innovator – but it’s a great time to be both. On Dec. 2, 2014, MassCEC hosted the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Clean Energy Prize (CEP) Boston kickoff event at our... READ THE FULL POST

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