1. Articles in category: Energy

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    1. Westfield's closed landfill will become a solar farm

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 31 2011)

      Westfield's closed landfill will become a solar farm Mayor Daniel M. Knapik said this week negotiations are expected shortly between the city and representatives of Axio Power Inc. involving the lease of 10 acres at the landfill and the future sale of reduced-price electricity for municipal facilitie (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Greenfield   Westfield

    2. Editorial: Qteros biofuel startup base beckons in Chicopee

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 31 2011)

      Editorial: Qteros biofuel startup base beckons in Chicopee Biofuel startup Qteros Inc. has plenty of room to grow in its new $3.2 million 15,000-square-foot plant in Chicopee. In fact, it has so much room that the company is hoping to enticing other like-minded firms to the space. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Chicopee   Qteros

    3. MassCEC awards grants to 7 Mass. wind energy projects

      Explore masshightech.com (Mar 31 2011)

      Seven wind energy projects under the Commonwealth Wind: Community Scale Wind Initiative will receive grants totaling $700,000 from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Clean Energy Center

    4. Energy Fields

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 29 2011)

      Energy Fields On the heels of its first large solar-power installation in Pittsfield, built on land once owned by GE, Western Mass. Electric Co. is ready to build an even-larger facility on the site of a capped landfill on Cottage Street in Springfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Northeast Utilities   Springfield

    5. WMECO grant for BCC in excess of $200,000

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Mar 29 2011)

      WMECO grant for BCC in excess of $200,000 According to WMECO President and CEO Peter J. Clarke, this is the largest grant that the Northeast Utilities Foundation has ever awarded to an entity in Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    6. Qteros CEO John McCarthy offers space in new Chicopee plant for biofuel start-ups

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 26 2011)

      Qteros CEO John McCarthy offers space in new Chicopee plant for biofuel start-ups With the major costs associated with proving out new biofuels technologies, John McCarthy says he’s seen a number of Massachusetts startups in the space enticed to do larger-scale work in other states. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Chicopee   Qteros

    7. Hatfield, New Salem to receive green energy grants from Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 23 2011)

      Hatfield, New Salem to receive green energy grants from Massachusetts The two towns are among 18 municipalities that were designated Green Communities in December. There are 53 Green Communities in Massachusetts, including Springfield, Holyoke and Northampton, according to the energy department. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Holyoke

    8. Clean energy grants worth $160K awarded by MassCEC, MTTC - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Mar 23 2011)

      • Bart Lipkens, Western New England College’s Mechanical Engineering Department, “Ultrasound and Acoustophoresis Technology for the Collection and Processing of Oleaginous Microorganisms for the Production of Bio-oils.” From MassCEC: The funding will help researchers develop a laboratory-sized prototype that uses ultrasound and acoustophoresis technology to produce biofuels from micro-algae. The system involves the harvesting of micro-algae, the production of biofuel from the algae, and the concentration and separation of the biofuel. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Western New England University   Life Sciences Center

    9. Nstar, NU prompt stricter Mass. utility merger standards

      Explore masshightech.com (Mar 11 2011)

      In February, NStar proposed to buy electricity from three New England wind power projects, including a 28.5-megawatt wind farm in Western Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Northeast Utilities

    10. Amherst will begin negotiating a contract to bring solar to the town's former landfill

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 9 2011)

      Amherst will begin negotiating a contract to bring solar to the town's former landfill Town Manager John P. Musante told the Select Board this week that the project could produce 4.75 megawatt’s of electricity enough to provide energy to all town buildings and schools, street lights and more. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Greenfield   Westfield

    11. NStar, NU shareholders OK merger

      Explore bizjournals (Mar 7 2011)

      The planned merger with Hartford-based Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) would create New England’s largest utility, serving 3.5 million customers and having an enterprise value of $17.5 billion. The plans are under review by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities

    12. Proposed Springfield biomass plant gets Massachusetts approval for draft 'conditional' plan

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 3 2011)

      Proposed Springfield biomass plant gets Massachusetts approval for draft 'conditional' plan The draft approval from the state agency and its air quality division includes “comprehensive operating conditions for the plant, reporting obligations and mitigation measures including state-of-the-art pollution control technology and requirements for development of fuel specifications,” said Catherine V. Skiba, a department spokeswoman. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield   The Republican

    13. Massachusetts moneymaker Crane & Co looks to biofuel to cut power cost

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 28 2011)

      Massachusetts moneymaker Crane & Co looks to biofuel to cut power cost Crane & Co., the Berkshire-based maker of the nation’s paper money, plans to build a biomass plant that would utilize wood from a 35-mile radius – a zone that would include portions of Hampshire and Hampden counties. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    14. NStar considers buying power from New England wind farms - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Feb 24 2011)

      The state Green Communities Act mandates utilities get an increasing percentage of their electricity from renewable sources, rising 1 percent a year to reach 25 percent by 2020. But NStar and Northeast Utilities have put the most effort into an energy project that won’t qualify for the quota — bringing Canadian hydropower to New England via a new transmission line. Northeast Utilities CEO Charles Shivery said previously that he wants Massachusetts to amend its law so hydropower would qualify as renewable energy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Northeast Utilities

    15. Western Massachusetts Green Energy Consortium plans workshops in Amherst to address rising interest in energy-efficient homes

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 23 2011)

      Western Massachusetts Green Energy Consortium plans workshops in Amherst to address rising interest in energy-efficient homes Energy-efficient buildings are much in demand in the Pioneer Valley, but members of the Western Massachusetts Green Consortium say that more public education is necessary to inform and bring together consumers, contractors and financial lenders to make the process of constructing green buildings work smoothly. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton   The Republican

    16. Massachusetts communities consider putting solar panels on former landfills

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 21 2011)

      Massachusetts communities consider putting solar panels on former landfills Greenfield, Easthampton and Amherst are three Western Massachusetts communities that either have decided or are considering such a move. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Greenfield   Easthampton

    17. Western Massachusetts Electric Company president says the more electricity people use, the greater the rate they will pay

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 15 2011)

      Western Massachusetts Electric Company president says the more electricity people use, the greater the rate they will pay “They want to send a price signal to the marketplace,” said Peter J. Clarke, President and Chief Operating Officer for the Springfield-based utility. “It signal more effort to conserve the use of energy.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    18. Bad times still good for Pioneer Valley innovation companies

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 13 2011)

      Bad times still good for Pioneer Valley innovation companies “The bioenergy sector is quite robust, and business is going great. We’re wrapping up a very strong year,” said Susan T. Hager, of Qteros Inc., an Amherst-born, Marlborough-based company developing a process to make ethanol production cheaper and more efficient. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    19. Editorial: Grant funds push UMass to new level

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 13 2011)

      Editorial: Grant funds push UMass to new level Research projects that UMass-Amherst faculty members are working on brought in a record $170 million in grants in fiscal year 2010. And Michael F. Malone, vice chancellor for research and engagement, believes the university’s funding success will only serve as an incentive to win more next year. Malone said the university plans to double its research during the next five years. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Jack Wilson   Springfield

    20. WMECO rate increase: What it means to the average customer

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 1 2011)

      WMECO rate increase: What it means to the average customer An average residential customer who doesn’t heat with electricity, uses 600 kilowatt hours a month, and pays $90.89 a month will see a monthly increase of 1.7 percent or $1.52 to $92.41. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    21. State approves reduced WMECO rate hike

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 1 2011)

      State approves reduced WMECO rate hike WMECo asked for the increase back in July in order to upgrade its network of wires and poles and deal with an increasing number of customers who are unable to pay their bills on time if at all. WMECo, a unit of Northeast Utilities, has 210,000 customers in 59 cities and towns. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    22. Triumph over Turbulence

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 19 2011)

      Triumph over Turbulence Once the final electrical connections are complete, the $64.7 million Berkshire Wind Project will produce enough electricity to power 6,000 homes and will almost double the windpower generated in the state. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

    23. Western Massachusetts Electric Co. plans solar facility in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 17 2011)

      Western Massachusetts Electric Co. plans solar facility in Springfield Western Massachusetts Electric Co. plans to build New England’s largest array of solar panels on a former landfill at 282 Cottage St. Construction on the $22 million project is expected to begin sometime after March and be completed by the end of 2011, WMECo spokeswoman Sandra Ahearn said Monday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    24. Evergreen Solar's exit a blow to Devens, MassDevelopment

      Explore bizjournals (Jan 12 2011)

      By all accounts that effort has proved a success. As of last year, Devens was home to around 80 companies with more than 4,200 employees. Eleven companies, including Evergreen, employed more than 100 workers on site, while the average salary for all Devens employees was just over $51,000, according to MassDevelopment. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment

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