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November 06, 2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $1.73 million in awards to support energy efficient new construction for affordable housing developments in six cities and towns built to Passive House standards. The grants, awarded to eight affordable housing developments in Cambridge, Gloucester,... READ MORE
November 05, 2019
GE Renewable Energy and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced the arrival of a blade that is part of the most powerful offshore wind turbine in the industry at MassCEC’s Wind Technology Testing Center (WTTC) in Boston. The 107-meter blade will undergo a series of fatigue... READ MORE
October 25, 2019
As part of the second annual Massachusetts STEM Week, the Baker-Polito Administration today announced $320,000 in funding to Greater Lawrence Technical High School and Stacks + Joules to support clean energy curriculum development and workforce training for Massachusetts high school students. The... READ MORE
October 24, 2019
Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Kathleen Theoharides, and Stephen Pike, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, joined officials from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy to launch the first-in-the-nation offshore wind crew... READ MORE
July 29, 2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that Belchertown, Nahant, Needham, North Adams, Salem, Swampscott, and Williamstown have been selected to participate in the 2019 Solarize Mass program to promote the adoption of clean energy technologies. A partnership between the Massachusetts Clean... READ MORE
May 10, 2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $721,500 in grants to six academic institutions and labor organizations to establish workforce training and development programs to support the state’s emerging offshore wind industry. The awards, which include a $200,000 commitment from Vineyard Wind... READ MORE
April 26, 2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $529,600 in funding to support three early-stage clean energy technology companies. The funding, awarded through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) ... READ MORE
April 11, 2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $450,000 in funding for the 2019 Commonwealth Woodstove Change-out Program, which provides rebates to homeowners who replace older, inefficient woodstoves with... READ MORE
March 22, 2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $759,556 in grants to support six innovative technical advancements for wastewater treatment facilities in Plymouth, Hull, Haverhill, Amherst, and Palmer. The funding, awarded through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Wastewater... READ MORE
February 14, 2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $505,000 in funding for eight early-stage clean energy companies in four Massachusetts communities. The funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst and AccelerateMass programs, will support clean energy... READ MORE
January 31, 2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that Arlington, Belmont, Hudson, Marshfield, Stow, and Winchester have been selected to participate in the 2019 HeatSmart Mass Program. A partnership between the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the... READ MORE
January 10, 2019
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $693,000 in funding to support four early-stage clean energy technology companies. The funding, awarded through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) ... READ MORE
December 19, 2018
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced the state’s clean energy sector has continued its trend of upward growth, adding more than 1,500 workers to the clean energy workforce between 2017 and 2018. The figures, released as part of... READ MORE
November 14, 2018
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that Springfield and Longmeadow have been selected to participate in the 2018 Solarize Mass program to promote the adoption of solar technology among residents. A partnership between the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), the Department of... READ MORE
October 22, 2018
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the signing of a lease agreement with Vineyard Wind to utilize the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as the primary staging and deployment location for its offshore wind project located 14 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. Vineyard Wind was... READ MORE
September 17, 2018
The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $402,000 in grants to four municipalities and technology providers to support innovative technical advancements for publicly-owned wastewater treatment plants in Amherst, Fairhaven, Pittsfield, and Westfield. The funding, awarded through the... READ MORE
August 01, 2018
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $480,000 in funding to three Massachusetts high schools for hands-on learning and academic training programs that prepare students to pursue clean energy and STEM higher education majors and careers. The grants, totaling $160,000 each, were awarded by... READ MORE
July 30, 2018
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the selection of the City of Lowell to participate in the 2018 Solarize Mass Plus program to promote the adoption of solar technology and air source heat pumps among residents. A partnership between the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), the... READ MORE
July 19, 2018
At a ribbon cutting ceremony, the Baker-Polito Administration today celebrated the completion of six solar photovoltaic systems on newly constructed homes for low-income residents by Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod. The project was funded by a $250,000 grant awarded to Cape Light Compact, which... READ MORE
May 16, 2018
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts was today honored by the Clean Energy State Alliance (CESA) for its leadership on energy storage as the Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage (ACES) Program received the 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy (SLICE) award. The award – one of only six nationwide... READ MORE
April 26, 2018
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center today released a report on the workforce needs and economic impact of the emerging offshore wind industry, finding that the deployment of 1,600 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind is estimated to create between 2,270 and 3,170 job years - defined as one person... READ MORE
April 13, 2018
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... READ MORE
March 23, 2018
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced $450,000 in funding for the 2018 Commonwealth Woodstove Change-out Program, which provides rebates to homeowners who replace older, inefficient woodstoves with cleaner, EPA-certified wood and pellet stove... READ MORE
March 02, 2018
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) today announced $200,000 in investments for four early-stage clean energy companies in Cambridge and Somerville as part of AccelerateMass, a program designed to provide funding to Massachusetts-based startup companies that recently graduated from... READ MORE
February 21, 2018
BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), today announced $1,050,000 in grants to support feasibility assessments for 14 microgrid development... READ MORE

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