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MassCEC Awards $200,000 in Clean Energy Research Grants to Massachusetts Cleantech Innovators

Last week, MassCEC and MTTC awarded $200,000 in grants to five notable Massachusetts entrepreneurs who are dedicated to addressing global energy and water challenges and advancing the cleantech industry. These grants demonstrate MassCEC’s and MTTC’s commitment to the NECEC Institute’s Cleantech Innovation New England program. Read the full press release below.  BOSTON – July 2, 2013...

MassCEC Announces $640,000 in K-12 Clean Energy Education

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has announced $640,000 in grants to fund clean energy-related science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs for Massachusetts students in kindergarten through high school. These grants, which are part of the MassCEC’s Workforce Capacity Building Program, are designed to help students build their STEM skills and to increase the...

BBJ Cites NECEC Institute’s Cleantech Innovations New England Program

In a February 7, 2013 Boston Business Journal piece, Don Seiffert cited both the successful effort to reduce the RGGI cap and the NECEC Institute’s Cleantech Innovations New England program. Last Thursday, MassCEC and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center announced $200,000 in new grants as part of their commitment to the NECEC Institute’s Cleantech Innovations New...

New Report: Advanced Energy Represents $1.1 Trillion Global Market

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), the national affiliate of the New England Clean Energy Council, has released a report showing that advanced energy was a $1.1 trillion global market in 2011. This first-ever analysis of the advanced energy sector also demonstrates that the sector represents an important part of the nation’s economy, with $132 billion in...

Cleantech Innovations New England and EPA to Add Awards to MassCEC Challenge

Cleantech Innovations New England, a program of the New England Clean Energy Foundation, has been working closely with the US Environmental Protection Agency on a water challenge that affects our region.  We are happy to announce the addition of up to $130,000 in service awards to MassCEC’s InnovateMass demonstration program. Please read our full press release...

Globe Editorial: “Solar-energy investments are paying off in Mass.”

This editorial originally appeared in the November 23, 2012 edition of the Boston Globe   After decades of promise, solar energy is finally becoming more available in Massachusetts, through a wise use of government subsidies. The state is driving down costs by providing financial incentives for homeowners to install solar panels, and for utilities to buy back...

116 Boston Households to Install Solar with Solarize Mass Program

116 Boston households have signed contracts to install solar systems through Solarize Mass-Boston. The number of residential solar projects in the city will soon double, thanks to this hugely successful program. Boston residents and businesses were offered a group buying program because the systems were purchased in bulk; the more people who signed up, the...

Clean Energy Internship Program Expanded to Fall and Spring Semesters

Governor Deval Patrick has announced that the 2013 Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Internship Program, which is co-sponsored by NECEC, will be expanded to provide paid internship opportunities in the spring and fall. Governor Patrick made the announcement in his keynote address at the Global Cleantech Meet-up, an annual conference for the clean energy community....

MassCEC Announces $1 Million Program to Fund Innovative Clean Energy Technology

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has announced a $1 million program to encourage the further development of clean energy technology in the Commonwealth. MassCEC will offer between $100,000 and $300,000 for projects designed to address energy challenges that Massachusetts faces, including renewable energy optimization, fuel efficient vehicles, and energy storage. The funds will be...

Massachusetts Clean Energy Summer Intern Program Wraps Up Big Second Year

What did you do on your summer vacation?  For 145 young professionals in Massachusetts, it was a working vacation at one of 77 companies in the state’s clean energy industry. These students and recent graduates were selected in open competition involving over 800 talented applicants to participate in the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s paid summer...

MassCEC & NECEC Celebrate Participants in Internship Program

On August 16, 2012 the Massachusetts Clean Energy Internship Program held a celebration to acknowledge the hard work of the interns and employers who participated in this year’s ten-week summer program. The Internship Program is a workforce development initiative offered by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the New England Clean Energy Council. The...

MassCEC Announces 11% Growth in Massachusetts’ Clean Energy Economy

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has announced that the Commonwealth’s clean energy economy grew by 11.2% between July 2011 and July 2012. The 2012 Massachusetts Clean Energy Industry Report, released today, outlines huge growth in the clean energy sector and predicts even larger growth in the next year. Of the report, Secretary Rick Sullivan...