1. Articles in category: Energy

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    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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.

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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

    17. 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

    18. Western Massachusetts communities receive renewable energy grants

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 14 2010)

      Gov. Deval L. Patrick said that 35 cities and towns that earned Green Community status received grants Wednesday for municipal renewable energy and energy efficiency projects worth $8.1 million (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Palmer   Springfield

    19. Berkshire East ski area to be powered by wind turbine

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 14 2010)

      Berkshire East ski area to be powered by wind turbine It’ll be a 900-kilowatt mountain-top wind turbine generating power the resort will use to run its snow guns, lifts and other equipment, says Jonathan B. Schaefer, general manager of the resort and assistant general manger of the ski area. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican   Clean Energy Center

    20. Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik weighs bids from 2 companies to build solar energy facility for city

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 30 2010)

      Mayor Michael A. Tautznik said he expects to decide within two weeks whether to award a bid to one of the two companies that submitted a request for qualifications to build solar facilities on town-owned land and buildings. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Holyoke   Michael A. Tautznik

    21. WMECo' Solar Array Prompts Interest in Business Park

      Explore iBerkshires.com (Jun 21 2010)

      WMECo' Solar Array Prompts Interest in Business Park The empty lot across from Silver Lake will soon be sprouting thousands of solar panels as Western Massachusetts Electric Co. installs the biggest solar array in New England thus far. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   Peter Clarke

    22. Pioneer Valley Energy Center seeks permit to store hydrogen, diesel fuel at power plant proposed in Westfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 18 2010)

      Representatives of the company that hopes to build a gas-fired power plant on Ampad Road appeared before the City Council Thursday night seeking licenses to store hydrogen and ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel in above-ground containers at the site. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield

    23. Bringing It All Back Home

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 16 2010)

      Bringing It All Back Home Manufacturers in Western Mass. are skilled at putting the pieces together, so to speak, to create countless products. But they haven’t been as effective making connections amongst each other. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   MassMutual Center

    24. Study: Burning biomass for electricity creates more greenhouse gas than coal

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 10 2010)

      Study: Burning biomass for electricity creates more greenhouse gas than coal The Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences study shows burning trees and other biomass for heating would reduce greenhouse gas emissions compared to oil. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Russell Biomass   William Martin

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