"Holyoke: Green Business Grows Here" is a 13-minute DVD produced to market the Paper City's low-cost and environmentally-friendly hydroelectric power, its proximity to New York City, Boston, highways and airports and a comprehensive fiber-optic network.
Mike Graney from the EDC and Dave Driver from Northeast Utilities are in The Netherlands on a business development mission. They are meeting with eight Dutch C-level executives of firms in the IT, manufacturing, life science and food processing industries. From there, they will travel to Düsseldorf
SPRINGFIELD - Jobs in a green-conscious energy-efficient economy ranging from cutting-edge technology to installing insulation in older buildings are becoming a practical reality, according to the organizers behind the second annual Clean Energy Connections Conference and Opportunity Fair.
BOSTON — The Patrick administration is rethinking its support of wood-burning power plants, a key element of its long-term strategy to wean Massachusetts off fossil fuels. ... - By STEVE LeBLANC The Associated Press
Mike Graney, EDC Vice President of Business Development, is representing the region in Dallas, Texas this week throughout The Area Development' Renewable Energy Forum conference being held November 4 - 6. This event is a renewable and green energy trade show for professionals involved in research a
CHICOPEE -- In another few years, the city of Chicopee may be known as the location where renewable fuels took a huge step forward.
Congressman Richard Neal, State Sen. Michael Knapik and Mayor Michael Bissonnette were among the officials at the groundbreaking for the pilot facility for Qteros, a company that uses a microbe to convert cellulose from plant material into ethanol.
The rates for Bay State Gas are going up but, ironically, customers' bills will be going down - way down.
The state Department of Public Utilities approved a 3 percent increase in rates on Friday, about half what the utility had requested to pay for higher costs to distribute gas.
Region Has Sufficient Electricity Through 2018: ReportHartford BusinessAlso, ISO cited the states' annually increasing requirements for the use of renewable resources in electricity production, encouraging the development of ...
The EDC named two new Directors this week, James Lavelle, General Manager of Holyoke Gas and Electric; and David Southworth, President and CEO of Southworth Paper Company. We are pleased that they have joined our Board and we look forward to collaborating with them on our mission to increase jobs an
ISO New England Releases 10-Year Power System PlanReutersMajor transmission projects needed for reliability include the Greater Springfield (MA) Reliability Project; the Maine Power Reliability Program; ...
Biofuels firm plans facility in ChicopeeThe Republican - MassLive.comCHICOPEE - Qteros, a leading biofuels company with roots at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, announced Tuesday it will build a ...and more »
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 ...
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
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.
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.
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 »
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....
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 ...