1. Articles in category: Energy

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    1. WMECo Begins Procurement for Solar Energy Facilities

      Explore earthtimes.org (Sep 22 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 22 -- Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECo) today began a multi-phase procurement process for construction of its large-scale solar energy facilities - the first of its kind in New England. Up to six megawatts (MW ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    2. Electric plant plans opposed

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 21 2009)

      A group of residents opposed to the construction of a proposed $400 million, gas-fired electric generating plant condemned the recently approved tax pact between the city and plant developers and presented the City Council on Thursday with a 400-signature petition denouncing the plan (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Westfield

    3. State aid helps green projects

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 16 2009)

      With a $10 million Green Communities grant pool as an incentive, 19 cities and towns in the Pioneer Valley have committed to cutting energy consumption, buying fuel-efficient vehicles, requiring energy-efficient construction and making zoning and permitting easier for renewable energy companies. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield   Northampton

    4. Ethanol race a gold rush

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 14 2009)

      Some call it a modern-day gold rush, but that's really not a fair comparison. The quest to make commercially viable ethanol from plant matter, if it succeeds, will create wealth far beyond that dug from the ground in the Yukon or California hills in the 1800s. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Qteros

    5. Westfield approves electric plant pact

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 8 2009)

      A proposed $400 million, gas-fired electric generating plant here will contribute $42.3 million in tax revenue to the city over the next 17 years. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Westfield   Daniel M. Knapik

    6. BCC receives grant to bring green energy program to Fall River

      Explore Home - Fall River, MA - The Herald News (Sep 4 2009)

      BCC receives grant to bring green energy program to Fall RiverFall River Herald NewsThe $197000 grant, one of six awarded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, will add to BCC's growing environmental programs and efforts, which include ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Western New England University   Springfield

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. 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

    19. 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

    20. 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

    21. 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

    22. 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

    23. 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

    24. 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

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