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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
January 15, 2016
State energy officials today announced $530,000 in grants for four small business incubators, part of an ongoing strategy to accelerate the development of cleantech startup companies in Massachusetts. The funding, under the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) IncubateMass program, will... READ MORE
December 17, 2015
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the launch of a $30 million residential solar loan program, which will support Massachusetts lenders in providing loans between $3,000 and $60,000 with low, fixed interest rates to homeowners across the state. The increase of direct solar electric... READ MORE
December 01, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Stephen Pike today announced the results of the 2015 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report, which found that the Massachusetts clean energy... READ MORE
September 22, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Stephen Pike today announced that 399 homeowners and businesses across the Commonwealth have signed contracts for solar electric systems under Solarize Mass and ... READ MORE
August 13, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced a $30 million, five-year commitment to increase the use of clean, cost-effective heating and cooling systems in households and businesses across the Commonwealth. “This funding will offer many Massachusetts residents... READ MORE
July 13, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $1.1 million in funding for three projects across Massachusetts that will convert organic materials into energy. “Supporting the adoption of clean energy projects across the state means we’re helping organizations and... READ MORE
July 09, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced a $400,000 grant to support the City of Gardner’s development of a wind turbine in its Summit Industrial Park. “Communities across the Commonwealth switching to clean energy are cutting municipal energy costs while... READ MORE
June 24, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced $280,000 in funding for seven innovative clean energy projects across the Commonwealth under MassCEC’s Catalyst program. It is the first time the program issued a challenge for innovators to focus on clean water... READ MORE

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