1. Articles in category: Energy

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    1. Williams panel discusses pros and cons of biomass

      Explore Home - North Adams Transcript (Oct 30 2010)

      "The topic of biomass has become more and more charged," said Henry Art, Rosenburg professor of environmental studies and biology at Williams. "If we were discussing this 100 years ago, people would probably just shrug. Most people heated their homes with biomass back then," (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield

    2. New solar facility is pumping energy

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Oct 26 2010)

      Berkshire Economic Development Authority President David M. Rooney said the project embodied three factors that are essential for the region's economic growth: environment, education and energy. "We're seeing all those being brought into play with this project," he said. "I applaud the people at Western Massachusetts Electric and all the people involved here for moving that effort forward." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    3. Utility wants clean energy law changed | Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (Oct 25 2010)

      Northeast Utilities, the Hartford-based company planning to merge with Boston-based NStar, wants authorities to amend state law so that Canadian hydropower would count toward the utility’s renewable energy quota, according to the company’s CEO. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities

    4. MASS. MARKET: N.E. politicians, businesses need to cooperate more - Quincy, MA - The Patriot Ledger

      Explore Home - Quincy, MA - The Patriot Ledger (Oct 25 2010)

      The merger highlights the need for political and business leaders to move beyond parochial interests and recognize the importance of taking a regional approach on a number of issues. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield

    5. Northeast Utilities buying NStar for about $4b

      Explore Boston.com (Oct 18 2010)

      Northeast Utilities has agreed to buy New England energy company NStar for about $4 billion in stock. On completion, the deal will create one of the nation’s largest utilities, the two said in a press release. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Western Mass Electric Co.

    6. Solutia Opens New Photovoltaic Laboratory

      Explore PR Newswire (Oct 12 2010)

      "Demand for renewable energy is growing, and that drives the demand for innovative technologies and materials," comments Aristotelis Karagiannis, vice president of technology, Solutia's Advanced Interlayers division. "With our deep understanding of EVA and PVB technologies, a track record of rapid innovation and our new laboratory, we're in a unique position to develop and deliver high-value solutions for the solar module market." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Solutia Inc.   Solutia, Inc.

    7. Conference set on innovation

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 12 2010)

      "One of the big issues in economic development for any city is 'What are we doing that is transformative?'" said John D. Judge, chief development officer for the city. "We've got to embrace innovation. This was a way of branding that effort." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    8. Springfield conference to focus on green energy, other technologies

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 11 2010)

      The Clean Energy Connections Conference and Opportunity Fair has drawn 400 to 600 people in years past. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    9. Power usage in New England hits all time highs, ISO-New England says

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 11 2010)

      Power usage in New England hits all time highs, ISO-New England says ISO-New England says July was the second-hottest July in New England since 1960 and New England’s all-time electricity consumption for one month was recorded that month at 13,385 gigawatt hours. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

    10. State begins environmental review of site proposed for Pioneer Valley Energy Center electric plant in Westfield

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 29 2010)

      State begins environmental review of site proposed for Pioneer Valley Energy Center electric plant in Westfield DEP wetlands inspector David Foulis, who conducted Wednesday’s site inspection, indicated the review and findings of the study, which could establish additional environmental conditions on construction, could take as long as 40 days to complete. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Westfield   The Republican

    11. MassMutual touts new solar project

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 15 2010)

      MassMutual touts new solar project Sean F. Anderson, MassMutual assistant vice president for facility operations and director of corporate green initiatives, says those 130,000 kilowatt hours are less than 2 percent of the building’s total power usage. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   The Republican

    12. Rocky Mountain Wood Co. to create renewable energy business

      Explore The Reminder Online (Sep 3 2010)

      WILBRAHAM -- The owner of Rocky Mountain Wood Co. on Boston Road will use a $50,000 federal planning grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help create a renewable energy business. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee

    13. Pact OK’d in wind project n The developer will relocate 3 turbines; resort will ...

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Sep 3 2010)

      Berkshire Wind spokesman Tyler Fairbank labeled the settlement as a "milestone" in the project's development. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    14. FloDesign prepared to break out in wind turbine tech industry - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Sep 2 2010)

      Testing is under way on a prototype of the “shrouded” wind turbine developed by FloDesign Wind Turbine Corp., which the company says is the world’s first turbine to integrate an aerospace technology known as a mixer ejector (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   FloDesign Wind Turbine Corp.

    15. Tech across New England: Qteros holds key to cellulosic ethanol production

      Explore masshightech.com (Sep 1 2010)

      Qteros Inc. officials say they are well on their way toward commercializing a new cellulosic ethanol production process, and plan to continue the effort by opening a new 15,000-square-foot research and development facility in Chicopee by the end of the year. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Chicopee

    16. Putting Ideas in Motion

      Explore BusinessWest (Aug 26 2010)

      Putting Ideas in Motion Tim Brennan says the Plan for Progress, the comprehensive regional strategic economic plan for Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties, receives a major overhaul every 10 years; the last one came in 2004, a decade after the plan was originally drafted. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Holyoke

    17. Proposed Western Massachusetts Electric Co. rate increase to be subject of hearing in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 23 2010)

      Proposed Western Massachusetts Electric Co. rate increase to be subject of hearing in Springfield The proposed $28.4 million rate increase requested by the Western Massachusetts Electric Co. will be the subject of a public hearing on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Springfield City Hall. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield

    18. Mass. clean energy researchers awarded grants

      Explore masshightech.com (Aug 19 2010)

      Mass High TechMass. clean energy researchers awarded grantsMass High TechThe grants were awarded to: * Sankaran Thayumanavan, “Novel Proton Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications,” University of Massachusetts Amherst's ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Clean Energy Center

    19. Attorney General Martha Coakley opposes plan by Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to hike electric rates

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 18 2010)

      Attorney General Martha Coakley opposes plan by Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to hike electric rates A proposal by Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to hike rates by more than $28 million is running into opposition from Attorney General Martha Coakley. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield Community College   Springfield   Greenfield

    20. Greenfield biodiesel plant project breaks ground: Owners plan to be running by January

      Explore GazetteNET (Aug 4 2010)

      Northeast Biodiesel will begin by producing 1.75 million gallons of biodiesel fuel the first year and plans to double that amount, to 3.5 million gallons, by the second year. It will use recycled vegetable oil and animal fats to produce clean and renewable biodiesel fuel for transportation and home heating. Biodiesel can be used alone or mixed with diesel fuel. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   William Martin   Amherst   Greenfield

    21. WMECo looking for $28.4 million rate hike to upgrade network, add staff, offset cost of carrying indigent customers

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 29 2010)

      WMECo looking for $28.4 million rate hike to upgrade network, add staff, offset cost of carrying indigent customers As reasons for the increase, the utility is citing the need to upgrade its network of aging poles and wires, add to its staff of line workers, and provide for an increasing number of indigent customers who because of illness or the presence of young children in the household cannot be made to pay their bills. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    22. Northeast Utilities awaits approval to begin $714 million upgrade of high-voltage power lines in Western Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 29 2010)

      Northeast Utilities awaits approval to begin $714 million upgrade of high-voltage power lines in Western Massachusetts Northeast Utilities is awaiting approval from Massachusetts regulators to begin an estimated $714 million project in Greater Springfield to upgrade roughly 39 miles of high-voltage power lines, considered a major weak link in the New England electric utility system. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Holyoke

    23. Ethanol firm to open R&D in Chicopee - Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (Jul 27 2010)

      Cellulosic ethanol company Qteros Inc. plans to have a new research and development facility in Chicopee, Mass. operational by the end of the year, company CEO John McCarthy said in an interview. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Chicopee   Qteros

    24. Wmeco asks Massachusetts regulators for electric distribution rate hike

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 16 2010)

      Wmeco asks Massachusetts regulators for electric distribution rate hike Western Massachusetts Electric Co. is asking state regulators at the Department of Public Utilities for permission to raise its electric distribution rates by about $7.50 a month for the average residential customer. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

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