1. Articles in category: Energy

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    1. Solar farm powers ahead

      Explore recorder.com (Apr 14 2010)

      Mayor William Martin has formed an evaluation team, which consists of himself, Sandra Shields, director of the town's Department of Public Works, Robert Pyers, the town's economic development director, Alan Twarog, town engineer, and Precinct 5 Town Councilor David Singer. The group will review all aspects of the project and potential developers. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   William Martin   Greenfield   Robert Pyers

    2. WMECo to upgrade transmission line

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Apr 12 2010)

      Western Massachusetts Electric Co. says it has received state approval to upgrade a transmission line between Agawam and West Springfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    3. Hydro-Quebec to Decide on US Power Link This Year, CEO Says

      Explore BusinessWeek (Apr 9 2010)

      The proposed line, a partnership with Northeast Utilities and Boston-based NSTAR, would link hydroelectric dams in Quebec to transmission lines in southern New Hampshire. The line would deliver up to 1,200 megawatts, enough for about 960,000 typical U.S. homes. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    4. FloDesign Wind Turbine Corp. to get $3 million in financing from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 8 2010)

      FloDesign Wind Turbine Corp. to get $3 million in financing from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center “I think it’s significant that FloDesign is keeping its research here and will grow here. They could have moved the whole thing to China, which is what a lot of wind technology companies are doing right now.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Western New England University   Amherst

    5. FloDesign expands into Waltham - Mass High Tech Business News

      Explore masshightech.com (Apr 8 2010)

      FloDesign expands into Waltham - Mass High Tech Business News FloDesign said it is retaining its research center in Wilbraham. FloDesign was founded in 2007 to develop what it calls a wind turbine design based on jet engine technology, and promising to deliver more than three times the amount of energy as traditional wind turbines for the same size rotor. The technology was originally developed by founders Walter M. Presz Jr. and Michael J. Werle. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massport   Renewable Energy Trust

    6. Pittsfield Solar project clears hurdle ZBA could follow up with final OK tonight

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Apr 6 2010)

      Pittsfield could soon host the region's largest solar power project, helping reduce its dependency on fossil fuels. The city's Community Development Board Tuesday night unanimously approved plans by Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to build a 1.8 megawatt facility along Silver Lake Boulevard on a an eight-acre site jointly owned by WMECO and the Pittsfield Economic Development Authority. WMECO owns six acres, PEDA the other two with an utility substation sandwiched between the two parcels. "This is a great location as it's ideal for the technology going on display," said Carl Frattini, WMECO's director of business ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    7. Mass Clean Energy Center - April 9 Next Launching Date of Funding Blocks

      Explore From the EDC (Apr 6 2010)

      ACT SOON: Mass Clean Energy Center (formerly MA Renewable Energy Trust) has announced next Friday, April 9th as the next launching date of funding blocks for each of their solar PV programs (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Clean Energy Center

    8. Power plant gets $100m break

      Explore Boston.com (Apr 2 2010)

      Even with the large tax incentive, Westfield said it will still come out ahead. The city will net nearly $2.5 million in additional revenue, a substantial amount for a community its size. The site location is currently empty and generates little tax revenue. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Liberty Mutual   Palmer   Westfield

    9. CornerStone Power Development LLC considers building largest solar power plant in state in Monson

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 26 2010)

      CornerStone Power Development LLC considers building largest solar power plant in state in Monson CornerStone Power Development LLC went before the Planning Board last month to discuss the possibility of locating a 20-megawatt solar plant here on 120 acres. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    10. CL&P wins Conn. approval for transmission upgrade

      Explore Boston.com (Mar 22 2010)

      The utility, a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities Inc., says the project will establish another path for delivering power to the Springfield area and Connecticut from other New England states and help meet peak customer demand more reliably in the summer. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield

    11. Alteris Renewables Has the Pieces in Place for a Very Bright Future

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 16 2010)

      Alteris Renewables Has the Pieces in Place for a Very Bright Future The business moved into the Indian Orchard Mills, and with the expanded size came the possibility of a larger market share. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst College   Hampshire College   Springfield

    12. WMECO Annual Review Released

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 3 2010)

      Western Massachusetts Electric Company has issued Western Massachusetts Economic Review 2009, its annual report on the regional economy. Here is a link to the review on the Team New England website -- http://teamnewengland.com/TNE/media/docs/Misc.%20Reports/WMECO-Rev_09.pdf WMECO is a supporter of t (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Peter Clarke

    13. No go on solar panels - Berkshire Eagle Online

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Mar 1 2010)

      "These networks were installed before renewable energy systems became so important," Ryan said. "But we are aware that this is an issue now, and with networks also in Greenfield, West Springfield, and two in Springfield, WMECO and other utilities are collaborating to engineer a solution." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Greenfield

    14. Emerging technologies like Qteros, Scuderi and FloDesign offer hope for future | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 18 2010)

      Emerging technologies like Qteros, Scuderi and FloDesign offer hope for future | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com But what of Qteros, the Scuderi Group and FloDesign Wind Turbine? All are young Pioneer Valley companies with intentions to do innovative things in their industries – namely ethanol production, internal combustion engines and wind turbines. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    15. Western Mass. Electric chooses site for 1st solar farm - Boston Business Journal:

      Explore Boston Business Journal (Feb 18 2010)

      Western Massachusetts Electric Co. announced Wednesday it will develop the first utility-owned solar farm in Massachusetts at the William Stanley Business Park in Pittsfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast

    16. Mapping a grass's genome to advance biofuels research

      Explore Science Centric (Feb 13 2010)

      Mapping a grass's genome to advance biofuels research Mapping a grass's genome to advance biofuels researchScience CentricBiologist Samuel Hazen at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of more than 100 researchers who collaborated to publish this week in Nature, ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    17. Massachusetts OK's utilities energy-savings plans

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 6 2010)

      Massachusetts OK's utilities energy-savings plans (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   Bay State Gas   Bay State Gas Co.

    18. FloDesign adapts jet engines to power up wind turbines | VentureBeat

      Explore GreenBeat (Jan 21 2010)

      Since 1990, FloDesign has been making aerospace and jet propulsion equipment. It is now bringing this experience to the design ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   FloDesign Wind Turbine Corp.

    19. FloDesign Wind Turbine Gets $35 Million and a Danish CEO | Xconomy

      Explore xconomy.com (Jan 20 2010)

      FloDesign Wind Turbine Gets $35 Million and a Danish CEO | Xconomy Wilbraham, MA-based FloDesign Wind Turbine, whose radical jet-engine-like design for a new form of wind turbine has whisked it from the world of student (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   FloDesign Wind Turbine Corp.

    20. New biofuel CEO stepping on the gas

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Jan 16 2010)

      New biofuel CEO stepping on the gas John A. McCarthy Jr., the new chief executive officer of biofuel firm Qteros, sees endless possibilities for the... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Chicopee   Qteros

    21. Current Events

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 11 2010)

      The Holyoke G&E makes some powerful statements (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    22. State to construct 400-foot-tall wind turbine on Mass. Pike land in Blandford | Breaking News - MassLive.com -

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 7 2010)

      Get Western Massachusetts breaking news, comment on the news, see photos and videos, and join the forum discussions at MassLive.com. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    23. State announces energy efficience and renewable energy workshops for ...

      Explore Cape Cod Today (Jan 6 2010)

      E nergy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Ian Bowles today announced three workshops designed to inform Bay State farmers and forest landowners about renewable energy and energy efficiency funding opportunities available through state and federal ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    24. Northeast Utilities to be Title Sponsor of New England's Largest Robotics ...

      Explore PR Newswire (Jan 6 2010)

      Northeast Utilities to be Title Sponsor of New England's Largest Robotics ...PR Newswire (press release)... Yankee Gas Services Co., Western Massachusetts Electric Co. and Public Service of New Hampshire), has benefited charitable partners in Connecticut, ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   United Technologies Corp.   Northeast Utilities   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

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