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Energy Efficiency Workshop, February 12 at 8 am, Quincy Chamber of Commerce

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Energy Efficiency Workshop February 12 8-10 am Quincy Chamber of Commerce This event is geared to the business person and home owner that wishes to reduce heating and electric costs will makin…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Energy Efficiency,Solar

0 replies | 462 views | Posted on: 02/05/2015 | Last updated: 03/06/2015

Solar Roadways - if you haven't seen this yet, you should

by Salvatore Schiano // RIG Intern

Check out the video for Solar Roadways if you haven't seen it: It raised over 2 million from an Indiegogo campaign:

Filed under: Solar Energy

Related to: Solar Energy

Keywords: Solar,Renewable Energy,Transportation

1 replies | 778 views | Posted on: 03/17/2015 | Last updated: 01/10/2017

High Performance New Construction and Solar Homes Seminar, April 9th

by Mark413

You're invited to the High Performance New Construction and Solar Homes Seminar hosted by MassCEC and Mass Save. This event will focus on the Massachusetts Residential New Construction Program, high p…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Solar,High Performance Building

0 replies | 697 views | Posted on: 03/30/2015 | Last updated: 04/02/2015

Massachusetts Attorney General Healey Backs Lifting Net Metering Solar Caps, 6/1

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

In written testimony to the Joint Committee on Telecommunications on 6/1, Attorney General Healey recognized that solar metering caps risk slowing beneficial development. Net Metering allows electric…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Massachusetts,Solar,Net Metering,Alternative Energy

0 replies | 435 views | Posted on: 06/02/2015 | Last updated: 06/02/2015

Webinar on Demand (Free): The Who, Where and How of Installing a Solar Array, by CleanFootprint

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Installing Solar Does NOT Have to Be Complicated This webinar is designed for Facility Managers who want to install solar but are unsure of the installation process. We will discuss the who, where,…

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Solar,Clean FootPrint

0 replies | 540 views | Posted on: 06/29/2015 | Last updated: 06/29/2015

Does the Department of Energy have a bias against Renewable Energy?

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Via Credo Mobile: Tell the Department of Energy: Stop the bias against renewable energy. Every year, the US DOE releases the Annual Energy Outlook, a report about the future of energy in America. I…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Keywords: Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Department of Energy,Fossil Fuels

0 replies | 837 views | Posted on: 07/14/2015 | Last updated: 07/16/2015

Solarize CNY Kickoff Workshop

by Chelsea W. // Student

Think solar is too expensive and complicated? Solarize CNY makes switching to solar easier and more affordable than ever. Join us for our first workshop in 2015! We are on a mission to combine the pu…

Filed under: Solar Energy

Related to: Solar Energy ,Safety,Information and Resources,Trade Shows and Events

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Solar,New York Events,Syracuse,Solar Energy

1 replies | 730 views | Posted on: 07/15/2015 | Last updated: 08/06/2015

Green Marine Solar Transportation

by Chelsea W. // Student

Learn about the design process and hands on experiences in building Green Marine Solar Transportation fit for moving serious cargo along the Mohawk River. How does this work fit our future cargo busin…

Filed under: Transportation

Related to: Transportation,Safety,Education ,Trade Shows and Events

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Solar,Transportation,New York Events,Albany

0 replies | 927 views | Posted on: 08/06/2015 | Last updated: 08/06/2015

Electric Pride - Aspen Colorado is the Third U.S. city to reach 100% Renewable Energy!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Inhabitat reports from the Aspen Times that Aspen has succeeded in powering itself with 100 percent renewable energy. The city has worked for more than a decade to reach this milestone. Technologies…

Colorado High Performance and Passive House Building Group

Keywords: Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Colorado,Aspen,Geothermal

0 replies | 746 views | Posted on: 09/07/2015 | Last updated: 09/07/2015

90+ Organizations Announce MA Power Forward to support and promote Clean Energy Policies for People and Planet

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Together with over 90 Founding Partners, Toxics Action Center and Clean Water Action are launching Mass Power Forward, a statewide coalition committed to securing energy policy that supports local ren…

Filed under: News

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: clean energy,Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Pollution,Massachusetts Power Forward

0 replies | 801 views | Posted on: 09/09/2015 | Last updated: 09/09/2015

Energy Department announces more than $102 Million Funding to Tackle Solar Challenges

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Exciting Solar Funding News Today: The Energy Department announced $102+ million in new projects and funding to support American leadership in clean energy innovation. In partnership with companie…

Filed under: News

Keywords: Energy,Solar,Energy Department

1 replies | 1601 views | Posted on: 09/16/2015 | Last updated: 09/22/2015

Massachusetts Energy Policy Rally - September 29, 12 - 5 pm - At the State House

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Massachusetts legislators are about to make a series of monumental decisions about energy policy -- the kind of decisions that come only once every few decades. Our state is poised to spend billions t…

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Energy Policy,Mass Power Forward,clean energy,Solar,Wind

0 replies | 671 views | Posted on: 09/27/2015 | Last updated: 09/27/2015

Sign Mass Climate Action Network's (MCAN) Petition to Governor Baker: More Clean Energy!

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Sign MCAN's Petition to Governor Baker to prioritize clean energy! Excerpts: Dear Governor Baker, More local and renewable energy, inclu…

Filed under: Environmental Activism

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: clean energy,Solar,Wind,Massachusetts Climate Action Network,Governor Baker

0 replies | 585 views | Posted on: 10/19/2015 | Last updated: 10/19/2015

Green Building of the Week: World's first Passive House Premium Building in Kaufbeuren, Germany

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

A mixed-use building in Kaufbeuren, Germany, is the first to receive Passive House Premium certification. The House of Energy has an annual heating demand of 8 kWh. According to gizmag, the buildin…

Filed under: Green Building of the Week

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Solar,Passive House,Bavaria,Germany

0 replies | 705 views | Posted on: 12/09/2015 | Last updated: 12/09/2015

Massachusetts CAN Lead on Solar Energy - Learn about The Solutions Project

by NSchepis // Student at Bridgewater State

Achieving a world without the use of fossil fuels is possible with existing technologies. Contrary to what some people believe we are not waiting on some incredible breakthrough in technology, we have…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Massachusetts,Solar,The Solutions Project

0 replies | 808 views | Posted on: 12/13/2015 | Last updated: 12/13/2015

Governor Baker signs bill lifting solar cap to 4%, and lowering Net Metering Rates.

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a compromise bill lifting Massachusetts' solar net metering cap and lowering remuneration rates for large-scale systems. The states net metering cap will increa…

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Massachusetts,Solar,Net Metering,Net Metering Caps

0 replies | 382 views | Posted on: 04/11/2016 | Last updated: 04/11/2016

SRECS: The Incentive for Commercial Buildings to Go Solar

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

As a commercial building owner, you can achieve significant short and long term savings by installing solar power. The benefits of solar include operational energy cost reductions, shrinking your carb…

Filed under: Solar Incentives

Related to: Products

Keywords: Solar,SREC,Incentive

0 replies | 5967 views | Posted on: 06/02/2016 | Last updated: 06/09/2016

California's Excellent Problem - Excess Solar Energy!

by JackSawyer // Student

This spring California has seen a low demand for power during the day while solar energy continues to be churned out by panels that are able to supply power for 3 million homes - there is excess energ…

Filed under: Energy

California Green Building

Keywords: Green Building,clean energy,Solar,California

1 replies | 2423 views | Posted on: 06/05/2016 | Last updated: 10/13/2017

Mass Energy & PP&L's 6th Annual Clean Energy Festival: Charlemont, MA, July 31st!

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Join Mass Energy, People's Power & Light, and the Center for EcoTechnology on Sunday, July 31st for a wind turbine tour, solar array tour, and mountain-top adventures at Berkshire East Mountain Resort…

Will The Sun Shine on Tesla’s Acquisition of SolarCity?

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

The cleantech-savvy vanguard, Elon Musk of Tesla Motors, recently offered to buy his cousin Lyndon Rive's company, SolarCity, in an unexpected deal that values the solar installer at more than $2.5 bi…

Filed under: News

Related to: Information and Resources

Keywords: Cleantech,Solar,Renewable Energy,Tesla,Elon Musk,SolarCity,Green News

0 replies | 2257 views | Posted on: 06/22/2016 | Last updated: 06/22/2016

The MA Omnibus Bill: Will The Senate See A Bright Future For Renewable Energy In MA?

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Today, Thursday, June 30th, the Massachusetts Senate is debating its version of the energy bill that passed through the MA House earlier this month. Whereas the House bill had required electrical util…

Filed under: Government Policies

Related to: Information and Resources,Government Agencies and Initiatives,State Agencies,State Initiatives

Keywords: Massachusetts,Solar,Wind energy,Energy Policy,Omnibus Bill,State Policy

0 replies | 900 views | Posted on: 06/30/2016 | Last updated: 06/30/2016

New Federal Rules To Hinder California's Clean Energy Goals

by JackSawyer // Student

The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) is a "strategy that will help conserve desert lands and plan for a clean energy future. It will provide permanent protection to the desert’s pub…

Filed under: Government Policies

Keywords: clean energy,Solar,Wind energy,California,Nature Conservation,Desert,Regulations,Federal

1 replies | 950 views | Posted on: 07/03/2016 | Last updated: 07/05/2016

SunEdison: Where Did It All Go Wrong? Lessons and impacts from the collapse of the world’s largest clean energy company.

by aahassonjee

SunEdison: Where Did It All Go Wrong? Lessons and impacts from the collapse of the world’s largest clean energy company. Just six months in, 2016 has been quite an exciting year: countries have …

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: clean energy,Solar,Renewable Energy,SunEdison

0 replies | 2775 views | Posted on: 07/09/2016 | Last updated: 10/08/2017

What is in Store for Elon Musk's Second Master Plan

by JackSawyer // Student

Elon Musk announced via Twitter this Sunday (July 10th, 2016) that he plans to unveil his second master plan for Tesla. His first master plan involved four general goals, those being; build a sports c…

Filed under: Energy

Keywords: Energy,clean energy,Solar,Renewable Energy,Tesla,Electric Vehicles,cars,Elon Musk,SolarCity,Solar Panels

0 replies | 967 views | Posted on: 07/11/2016 | Last updated: 07/14/2016

The Power of Solar Energy to Offset Peak Electric Demand

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

The past few months, summer has been hitting the United States with full force. 2016 has slashed heat records, and temperatures over the past few months have been significantly hotter than the histori…