Jobs providing cleaner energy options equal twice those in building construction
March 16, 2017
— National business groups representing the range and breadth of clean energy companies in the U.S. cheered government statistics showing their industries support more than 3 million American jobs — equal to the employment of retail stores across the country and twice as many jobs as involved in construction of buildings. This is based on 2016 data recently released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in its second annual“U.S. Energy and Employment Report.”
The facility will convert inedible food into energy
May 10, 2016
Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. LLC celebrated the opening of its new Green Energy Facility in Freetown, Massachusetts. The facility will convert inedible food from its Stop & Shop New England stores into energy that will help power the company’s distribution center in Freetown.
These states have pledged to diversify energy generation and expand clean energy sources
March 9, 2016
A 17-state bipartisan coalition called the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future has been announced. It represents an effort by these states to develop and implement clean energy policies and initiatives that expand clean energy sources, modernize energy infrastructure, and build a clean energy economy.
Supports companies graduating from business accelerator programs
February 25, 2016
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) Interim CEO Stephen Pike has announced $250,000 in funding for five early-stage clean energy companies. Under MassCEC’s new AccelerateMass program, the funds will help the companies develop new technologies and business plans and attract additional sources of funding.
State-led projects will culminate in replicable actions that other state and local governments can adopt
October 12, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $5 million in funding to 11 states to advance innovative approaches for local clean energy development. Each state will design and deploy programs to advance energy efficiency and renewable energy.
Nonprofit resource to offer clean energy program management, workforce training, and technical assistance
August 26, 2015
The Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has announced the opening of its Northeast regional office in Cambridge, Massachusetts. CSE said it is broadening its efforts to help government agencies, utilities, businesses, and residents throughout the region plan and achieve higher sustainable energy and efficiency goals.
Aimed at geothermal technologies, fuel cell technologies, and more
August 7, 2015
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), in partnership with Sandia National Laboratories/California (SNL/CA) and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), has been awarded $4.15 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to jointly launch a new small business clean energy pilot.
Grant Will Support Upgrades to Campus Energy Center
June 5, 2015
A $2 million grant through Pennsylvania's Alternative and Clean Energy (ACE) program will help Duquesne University upgrade its Energy Center, which generates the bulk of electricity for the campus, with a clean-burning, natural gas turbine generator. This marks the largest state grant that Duquesne has ever received.
Funding Opportunity Will Support the Commercialization of Promising Technologies
February 23, 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $2.5 million in available funding for the Cleantech University Prize (Cleantech UP), which aims to inspire the next generation of clean energy entrepreneurs.