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August 23, 2017
The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $455,000 to seven early-stage researchers and companies developing innovative clean energy and water technologies across the Commonwealth. The funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst program, will support... READ MORE
June 22, 2017
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $960,000 in grants for hands-on learning and academic training programs for six Massachusetts high schools in an effort to prepare students to pursue clean energy and STEM higher education majors and careers.  The grants, awarded by the Massachusetts... READ MORE
April 19, 2017
Today, as part of the Commonwealth’s Earth Week celebrations, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Department of Energy Resources (DOER) announced the selection of five communities and three nonprofit organizations to participate in a pair of solar energy programs developed and... READ MORE
April 18, 2017
The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $455,000 in funding to seven early-stage researchers and companies developing innovative clean energy and water technologies across the Commonwealth. The funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst program, will... READ MORE
March 27, 2017
WORCESTER – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $450,000 in funding for the 2017 Commonwealth Woodstove Change-out Program, which provides rebates to homeowners who replace older, inefficient woodstoves with cleaner, EPA-certified wood and pellet stove models... READ MORE
February 08, 2017
The Baker Polito Administration today announced $942,100 in funding to support early-stage clean energy, water technology and energy storage innovations in seven communities across the Commonwealth. The funding, awarded through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) ... READ MORE
January 27, 2017
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced $200,000 in grants for four early-stage clean energy companies as part of AccelerateMass, a program designed to provide funding to Massachusetts-based startup companies that recently graduated from business accelerator programs that... READ MORE
December 15, 2016
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced that the Commonwealth added 6,317 clean energy jobs and has surpassed 100,000 clean energy jobs statewide for the first time, currently 105,212. The figures, released as part of MassCEC’s... READ MORE
November 15, 2016
Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton today announced that Stephen Pike has been named CEO and Executive Director of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), which is dedicated to building a nation-leading clean energy economy in Massachusetts. “As the Baker-... READ MORE
October 25, 2016
State and federal officials today released a pair of marine wildlife studies on the presence of endangered whale, turtle and bird species to inform federal offshore wind development permitting processes. The studies, which are the... READ MORE
September 29, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), today announced the launch of a package of programs that will provide grants of up to $250,000 for large, commercial-scale clean heating and cooling systems.... READ MORE
September 22, 2016
At an unveiling at the Big E Fair, the Baker-Polito Administration today announced the future installation of solar-powered public charging and WiFi hotspot stations for mobile devices at 13 public facilities across Massachusetts. The project is the result of a partnership between the Executive... READ MORE
September 16, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today released a comprehensive report, State of Charge, detailing the value of deploying energy storage in Massachusetts and a roadmap of policy recommendations for growing the energy storage market and industry in the... READ MORE
September 06, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today signed a Letter of Intent with DONG Energy, Deepwater Wind and OffshoreMW to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as a staging and deployment location for future wind projects. The agreement with the developers, who hold leases in the federally... READ MORE
August 26, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $700,000 in funding for nine academic and research institutions across Massachusetts to advance studies relating to offshore wind development, building on the Commonwealth’s existing nation-leading offshore wind innovation activities. The funding will... READ MORE
August 02, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $280,000 in funding for seven researchers and companies developing innovative clean energy and water technologies across the Commonwealth. The funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC)... READ MORE
June 03, 2016
Massachusetts state energy officials today announced the selection of five new communities, Upton and a partnership of Windsor, Cummington, Goshen and Worthington, as the final municipalities to participate in Solarize Mass for 2016.  A partnership between the Massachusetts Clean Energy... READ MORE
May 26, 2016
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Steve Pike today announced CivicArena as the grand prize winner of the 2016 Boston Cleanweb Haccelerator, earning the emerging company $5,000 for its app that increases engagement between users and policymakers. The final judging, held... READ MORE
April 20, 2016
State energy officials today announced over $1 million in funding to support upgrades to hydroelectric facilities in Orange, Ware, and West Springfield. The initiatives, announced during Earth Week, are aimed at increasing Massachusetts’ clean energy generation. “In filing legislation for the... READ MORE
April 04, 2016
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Steve Pike today announced Energy Bee as the grand prize winner of the Fifth Annual Boston Cleanweb Hackathon, earning the team $5,000 for their digital solution that allows consumers to set and track goals for energy use and spending. Held... READ MORE
March 23, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced a $700,000 investment in the Commonwealth Woodstove Change-Out Program, which provides rebates to homeowners who replace their older, inefficient woodstoves with cleaner, EPA-certified woodstove and pellet stove models that... READ MORE
March 17, 2016
State energy officials today announced the selection of two additional communities, Bolton and Medfield, to participate in Solarize Mass for 2016.  The community-based solar energy group-buying program is currently... READ MORE
February 24, 2016
The Baker-Polito Administration, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), today announced $595,000 in funding to support clean energy and water technology innovation in six communities across the Commonwealth. The funding, which comes from MassCEC’s... READ MORE
February 03, 2016
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Stephen Pike today announced $250,000 in funding for five early-stage clean energy companies. Under MassCEC’s new AccelerateMass program, the funds will help new graduates of... READ MORE
January 19, 2016
State energy officials today announced the selection of the first five communities to participate in Solarize Mass for 2016.  The new municipalities participating in the community-based solar energy group-buying program that lowers overall costs of... READ MORE

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