1. Articles in category: Green Region

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    1. Biomass plants' fate up for vote n A ballot initiative threatens two energy ...

      Peter J. Clarke, president and CEO of Western Massachusetts Electric Co., is against the ballot initiative. He said that public utility companies are seeking a combination of renewable energy sources to comply with upcoming green energy requirements. If these energy technologies are taken off the table, it would mean higher electricity rates and a migration of renewable energy development to other states, he said.
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    2. Springfield in line for $900,000 to $1 million in Massachusetts Green Communities grants

      Springfield in line for $900,000 to $1 million in Massachusetts Green Communities grants
      Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said Friday he wants to use the city’s share of the $8.1 million grant pool to expand the existing policy of buying fuel-efficient vehicles and put some of the funds into renovating and enlarging the Clifford A. Phaneuf Environmental Center in Forest Park.
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    3. Transformative Method Produces Green Biofuels

      A new way to make valuable chemicals and more affordable “green” fuel from solar power, bacteria and carbon dioxide could be "truly transformative" for our society if it works on a commercial scale, says microbiologist Derek Lovley, head of a research group developing the method at the Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst.
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    4. MassCEC to award $1M grants for energy efficiency projects - Mass High Tech Business News

      Organizations working to motivate customers to carry out energy efficiency upgrades are eligible for $1 million in state grants, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announced. The agency is offering the grants to help private organizations carry out business plans that involve motivating customers to install the measures in their buildings.
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    5. Developers deconstruct Peak Road house in Wilbraham, sell building materials for use in other project

      Developers deconstruct Peak Road house in Wilbraham, sell building materials for use in other project
      John Majercak, ReStore director, said the use of the “green” waste management means that upwards of 80 percent of the materials from the home will be saved and reused, putting less pressure on landfills and other waste disposal methods, and providing inexpensive building materials for do-it-yourselfers and small contractors.
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    6. Microbial Fuel Cell: A New Source Of Green Energy

      The discovery of the tiny Geobacter microbe is credited to Dr. Derek Lovley of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and it holds the key to understanding microbial energy conversion. Geobacter uses its hair-like extensions, or pili, to generate electricity from mud and wastewater. Researchers have developed a strain of Geobacter that is eight times more efficient than other strains at producing power.
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    7. Holyoke officials hope Gov. Deval Patrick will provide more details about proposed high performance computing center

      Holyoke officials hope Gov. Deval Patrick will provide more details about proposed high performance computing center
      “I would like to, yes, hear any information the governor has regarding the computing center, especially the location and any other good news he might have about that,” Mayor Elaine A. Pluta said. “That would be helpful, because I’m sure he’s going to bring us some bad news about what our budget and the financial aid situation is going to look like,” she said.
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    8. PeoplesBank going green with newest branch, on St. James Avenue in Springfield

      PeoplesBank going green with newest branch, on St. James Avenue in Springfield
      Green is more than the color of the money at the new PeoplesBank branch office at 1051 St. James Ave. The branch is the first building in the city to receive the GreenSeal designation from City Hall and GreenSpringfield, a private group dedicated to growing Springfield’s economy in an environmentally friendly way.
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    9. PeoplesBank Receives Springfield's First GreenSeal Designation

      PeoplesBank Receives Springfield's First GreenSeal Designation
      The new PeoplesBank office in East Springfield is the first building to receive the city of Springfield’s GreenSeal. The new office was built on the site of a former restaurant, which was deconstructed, and will operate in an environmentally friendly manner. The City and GreenSpringfield created the GreenSeal initiative to foster a greener, sustainable, and livable city.      
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    10. Emerging technologies like Qteros, Scuderi and FloDesign offer hope for future | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com

      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.
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