1. Articles in category: Energy

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    1. Biofuels start-up company considers Springfield for $20 million pilot plant

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 27 2009)

      Biofuels start-up company considers Springfield for $20 million pilot plant The revolutionary technology, developed by a University of Massachusetts researcher, allows fuels now made from crude to be made from biomass. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    2. UMass Amherst's George Huber receives national recognition again for green energy biofuels research

      Explore Massachusetts Blogs (Aug 25 2009)

      Chemical engineer George Huber, whose quick, single-step process for turning sawdust, plant stalks and other cellulosic waste into green gasoline, has again received high-profile, national recognition for biofuels research, this time in the National Science Foundation's online magazine, Science Nation.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    3. Sale of 57 acres of land to Westover Development Corp. could bring 1 ...

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 25 2009)

      Sale of 57 acres of land to Westover Development Corp. could bring 1 ... Photos by Mark M. Murray / The Republican Chicopee MMayor Michael D. Bissonette, center, speaks during a press conference Tuesday at which it was announced that the city has sold 57 acres of land to the the Westover Metropolitan Development Corp ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Chicopee   Allan W. Blair

    4. Bissonnette and Gov. Patrick work to prevent more manufacturing layoffs

      Explore The Reminder Online (Aug 20 2009)

      To try to lower the expenses Callaway Golf has with its Chicopee manufacturing facility, Mayor Michael Bissonnette has been working to switch Callaway from buying its electricity from Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECO) to Chicopee Electric Light Department (CELD). (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Callaway Golf   Michael D. Bissonnette

    5. Future turns on windmills

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 20 2009)

      At 386 feet from the ground to the tip of the blades, the wind turbine on the Williams Stone Co. property might look odd now to drivers headed along the Massachusetts Turnpike (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Renewable Energy Trust

    6. Landfills eyed as solar sites

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 18 2009)

      Mayor Michael A. Tautznik wants free-standing solar power facilities to be able to locate on the city's former landfills. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Michael A. Tautznik   Easthampton

    7. Massachusetts looks to forests for renewable energy source

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 17 2009)

      Massachusetts looks to forests for renewable energy source A coalition of neighborhood groups and other environmental advocates are pushing back against wood-burning plants in Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Greenfield   Matthew Wolfe

    8. The EDC Congratulates WMECO

      Explore From the EDC (Aug 13 2009)

      The EDC congratulates WMECO for being the first public utility in the State to have solar plans approved. WMECO has taken this lead in Massachusetts and in doing so, has created an opportunity for the region to attract additional investment from solar energy companies. The EDC promotes the West (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    9. Western Mass. Electric Co. gets approval to build solar facilities ...

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 12 2009)

      Western Mass. Electric Co. gets approval to build solar facilities ...The Republican - MassLive.comby The Republican Newsroom By PATRICK JOHNSON SPRINGFIELD - Western Massachusetts Electric Company announced Wednesday that the state Department of Public ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    10. MassChallenge Venture Fund Competition Launched

      Explore From the EDC (Aug 12 2009)

      In July, Gov. Deval Patrick announced the formation of a $25 million business plan competition for entrepreneurs, called the MassChallenge Venture Funds Competition.  Backed by funding from public and private sources, the competition is designed to catalyze growth and jobs in Massachusetts across s (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick

    11. Wmeco begins reimbursing customers for losses related to major power outage in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 8 2009)

      By Friday, more than 600 claims had been filed for losses, and the utility company was acting quickly to process the claims as pledged. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    12. MIT, UMass-Amherst to get $35M for energy research

      Explore Boston.com (Aug 7 2009)

      The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Massachusetts Amherst will receive a combined $35 million in federal stimulus funds for pioneering research in solar energy and electricity storage. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    13. Gauging potential for wind power on Mount Tom

      Explore GazetteNET (Aug 3 2009)

      Gauging potential for wind power on Mount Tom Holyoke Gas & Electric's plan to install wind turbines along the Mount Tom Range. The project was made public in March when the municipally owned utility bought 207 acres of land on the Holyoke side of the range. The project comes amid calls from the state and Washington to expand renewable energy generation. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Daily Hampshire Gazette   Springfield   Holyoke

    14. Researchers Coax Electricity from Geobacter Super-Microbes

      Explore CleanTechnica (Aug 2 2009)

      Researchers Coax Electricity from Geobacter Super-Microbes Researchers Coax Electricity from Geobacter Super-MicrobesCleanTechnicaProfessor Derek Lovley and a team of researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have announced that they successfully evolved a strain of ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    15. New Westfield Gas & Electric Light Department manager Daniel Howard pushes for 'smart' meters

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 2 2009)

      The meters would communicate directly with the department without the need for personnel to go to meter sites. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield

    16. Energy developers in New England focusing on wind power

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 29 2009)

      Renewable energy includes wind, solar and water power as well as biomass generation from wood and other plant matter. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton   Holyoke

    17. Lab Rats: Qteros Touts Ethanol Breakthrough

      Explore blogs.wsj.com (Jul 27 2009)

      Lab Rats: Qteros Touts Ethanol Breakthrough Qteros, a U.S. ethanol company, said yesterday it achieved a breakthrough with its microbe-based approach to turning biomass into biofuel. The company says the process improves yields and the economics of cellulosic ethanol, which to date have been decidedly grim. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Qteros

    18. Westfield G&E picks manager

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 24 2009)

      After 25 years in the Westfield Gas & Electric Light Department, Daniel J. Howard has been handed the department reins. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   Western New England University   Westfield

    19. Solar energy focus of talk

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 21 2009)

      The Center for Ecological Technology, which is more than 30 years old and has offices in Northampton and Pittsfield, will present "Solar Energy for Your Home or Business" at the Senior Center, 954 Main St. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton

    20. The Biofuel Future Scientists seek ways to make green energy pay off

      Explore Science News (Jul 17 2009)

      The Biofuel Future Scientists seek ways to make green energy pay off The Biofuel Future Scientists seek ways to make green energy pay offScience NewsThat discovery, by microbiologist Susan Leschine of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, led to the development of Qteros, a cellulosic-ethanol start-up ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Qteros

    21. Electrical systems in many downtown cities, like Springfield, incompatible with wind, solar power

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 13 2009)

      Electrical systems in many downtown cities, like Springfield, incompatible with wind, solar power Glenn Edwards, who owns seven buildings near the MassMutual Center, had hoped to put solar panels on his buildings. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   Greenfield

    22. Green companies to seek state help - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 13 2009)

      Springfield - MassLive.com (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   Westfield

    23. The Western Mass EDC Congratulates the City of Holyoke

      Explore From the EDC (Jul 10 2009)

      In the wake of yesterday’s official announcement by Governor Deval Patrick, the EDC applauds the City of Holyoke and the economic development team responsible for successfully negotiating the decision to develop a new $80-$100-million high performance computer center there. EDC President and CEO A (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   Allan W. Blair

    24. Covanta Springfield Recognized For Health And Safety Accomplishments By The U.S. Department Of Labor's Occupational ...

      Explore Safety Online (Jul 10 2009)

      Covanta Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA ) and a world leader in the development and operation of large scale Energy-from-Waste and other renewable energy projects, today announced its Covanta Springfield facility has earned "STAR" status in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Voluntary Protection Program (OSHA VPP) (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

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