massachusetts clean energy center http://wamc.org en Grants Will Support Energy Efficiency Upgrades To Affordable Housing In Mass. Gateway Cities http://wamc.org/post/grants-will-support-energy-efficiency-upgrades-affordable-housing-mass-gateway-cities <p></p><p>This week, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, a quasi-public agency that promotes the advancement of renewable energy in the commonwealth, announced that it will contribute $1 million to help affordable housing developments save energy costs by becoming more efficient.</p><p></p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:09:59 +0000 Lucas Willard 69848 at http://wamc.org Grants Will Support Energy Efficiency Upgrades To Affordable Housing In Mass. Gateway Cities Massachusetts Ranks Second In National Clean Energy Report http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-ranks-second-national-clean-energy-report <p></p><p>The recently released 2013 Clean Tech Leadership Index published by Clean Edge Incorporated, has ranked Massachusetts second behind only California in an overall ranking that scores states on measures to promote energy efficiency, industry policy, technology development and capital investment.</p><p></p><p>New York also made the top 10 and was ranked 4<sup>th</sup>.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 66434 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Ranks Second In National Clean Energy Report Massachusetts Sets New Solar Energy Target http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-sets-new-solar-energy-target <p></p><p>Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and other state officials announced yesterday a new target for solar energy installation in the commonwealth.</p><p>In his first term, Governor Patrick set a goal of reaching 250 megawatts of solar energy installed statewide by 2017. That goal has been reached four years early, prompting the Patrick-Murray Administration to set a new target of 1.6 gigwatts of solar power by 2020.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Rick Sullivan said that the rate of solar installation is increasing rapidly.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 16:48:04 +0000 Lucas Willard 63709 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Sets New Solar Energy Target Community Corner: Alicia Barton, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center http://wamc.org/post/community-corner-alicia-barton-ceo-massachusetts-clean-energy-center <p></p><p></p><p>The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs announced that ten communities in the commonwealth will participate in a new round of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's Solarize Mass program, which encourages small businesses and home owners to invest in solar energy. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spoke with Executive Director and CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Alicia Barton.</p><p></p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 21:28:16 +0000 Lucas Willard 61587 at http://wamc.org Community Corner: Alicia Barton, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center