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Another Year of Remarkable Clean Energy Job Growth in Mass.

Great news on the clean energy jobs front out of Massachusetts this week. On September 17, NECEC joined Governor Deval Patrick, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center CEO Alicia Baron and numerous NECEC members to announce the 2013 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report, which for the third straight year in...

Berl Hartman Globe Oped: Getting Serious About the Clean Energy Revolution

Getting serious about the clean energy revolution December 10, 2012 By Berl Hartman Led by a courageous bipartisan group of farsighted governors, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative was hailed at its creation in 2009 as a declaration of independence in the clean energy revolution. The New England and Mid-Atlantic states that joined RGGI were among...

Strengthening RGGI – Letters to New England Governors

The New England Clean Energy Council last week sent letters to the Governors of all six New England states urging them to take action to strengthen the caps of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Nine member states participate in RGGI, which sets a limit for power plant emissions. After reaching the allotted emissions level,...

Clean Energy Gets Big Media Attention

During a time of clean energy growth, this weekend, the New York Times editorial board weighed in on clean energy in an editorial, a reminder that twenty-nine states have now adopted renewable energy standards requiring utilities to produce a percentage of their power from non-fossil-fuel sources. The Boston Globe’s Erin Ailworth wrote, “Massachusetts, better known...

Walmart To Install Solar on 27 Massachusetts Stores by 2014

With the announcement that it will install solar panels to generate electricity at 27 stores in Massachusetts by 2014, Walmart will become the largest user of solar power in the state, generating more than 10 megawatts of power. Walmart’s move demonstrates how solar energy has grown and become a mainstream part of our energy system....
Help Them Help You: Getting to Know the Cleantech Workforce Development Community

Help Them Help You: Getting to Know the Cleantech Workforce Development Community

Behind the small army of job aspirants, there’s a statewide industry of job training organizations, college degree and certificate programs, workforce investment boards, career centers, apprenticeship offerings, activists, government and foundation grant projects, career counselors, and more. Here's what they need from us.
Getting A Grasp on Customer Finance

Getting A Grasp on Customer Finance

On Tuesday we held the fourth installment of our ongoing Finance Series. We had a great discussion and have created a short "highlight" video that hits on some of the key themes.
2011 Budget Deal: What Impact on Energy?

2011 Budget Deal: What Impact on Energy?

I'll try to collect analysis and responses on what the new budget deal means for clean energy, but for now I wanted to share this summary from Politico's Morning Energy. My understanding is that ARPA-E received significant funding but I'll post more on that when I track down public sources.