1. Articles in category: Green Region

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    1. MassMutual Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification

      MassMutual Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification
      Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) announced today that it has been awarded LEED® Silver certification for Existing Buildings at its corporate office in Springfield, MA. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System was designed by the U.S. Green Building Council to encourage and facilitate the development of more sustainable buildings. LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
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    2. Western Massachusetts Green Energy Consortium plans workshops in Amherst to address rising interest in energy-efficient homes

      Western Massachusetts Green Energy Consortium plans workshops in Amherst to address rising interest in energy-efficient homes
      Energy-efficient buildings are much in demand in the Pioneer Valley, but members of the Western Massachusetts Green Consortium say that more public education is necessary to inform and bring together consumers, contractors and financial lenders to make the process of constructing green buildings work smoothly.
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    3. Massachusetts Funds More Green Jobs Training

      MassCEC will award a total of $734,000 in grants to projects through competitive selection. Funding for the Pathways Out of Poverty program includes $600,000 from MassCEC, and $134,000 from the Commonwealth’s State Energy Sector Partnership grant, awarded to the Massachusetts Workforce Investment Board from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. Funds provided through the State Energy Sector Partnership are provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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    4. A Job Market That’s Heating Up

      A Job Market That’s Heating Up
      So the MassGREEN Initiative, as the program created to improvise such training programs is called, is essentially bringing the house to the trainees. Indeed, in a corner of Building 32 at Springfield Technical Community College, MassGREEN, created through $2.87 million in state and federal funding, has amassed a mock attic, mock basement, and mock walls, interior and exterior, in an effort to prepare students for what most expect will be a growing field
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    5. Massachusetts programs take new approaches to energy efficiency training

      Massachusetts programs take new approaches to energy efficiency training
      Among the newest major training programs in Massachusetts is the Springfield-based MassGREEN Initiative, which began offering a home weatherization course at four community colleges this past fall. The initiative, funded by a $1.9 million grant from the Clean Energy Center, has seen courses reach completion so far at Springfield Technical Community College and Greenfield Community College in Turners Falls.
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    6. The Largest Solar Power Plant in Massachusetts Is About to Go Online

      The Largest Solar Power Plant in Massachusetts Is About to Go Online
      The largest solar power station in New England is finished and ready to deliver power by the end of November. The plant is established on a piece of industrial contaminated property in Springfield, Massachusetts and promises to produce sufficient power to light up 300 homes.
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    7. State officials present certificates of Green Communities grant eligibility to Athol, Greenfield, Montague and Palmer

      “Greenfield, Athol, Palmer and Montague are among the commonwealth’s municipal clean energy pacesetters, setting an example for the many other cities and towns we hope will meet the criteria to be Green Communities and apply for our next round of grants next year,” Energy Resources Commissioner Phil Giudice said during the ceremony. Thirty-five of the state’s 351 cities and towns qualified for Green Communities status earlier this year and will share in the first round of $8.1 million in grants. Belchertown, Easthampton, Holyoke, Northampton and Springfield also made the list.
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    8. $2.6 million federal grant to help boost energy savings in 6 Western Massachusetts communities

      $2.6 million federal grant to help boost energy savings in 6 Western Massachusetts communities
      The state’s grant is part of a $28.5 million federal investment in 12 states and territories to support projects that will reduce energy bills for families and businesses, boost job growth, and increase business for companies that provide energy-saving technologies and services, officials said.
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