Energy Secretary Richard Sullivan announces $6 million grant to create energy extension service at UMass
Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Richard Sullivan announced the creation of a new extension service at the University of Massachusetts – this one to address energy aided by a $6 million grant. The university already has a long of tradition of extension service in agriculture; this will be the same to meet community energy needs, Sullivan said. Sullivan made the announcement during his remarks at a daylong workshop called “Helping Communities with Renewable Energy” Thursday morning at UMass. The new service will be administrated by the Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.