1. Articles in category: Green Region

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    1. MassMutual plans for sunny, green future - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 26 2010)

      MassMutual's "green" initiatives have already saved electrical usage at MassMutual's data center through savings in energy by purchasing environmentally efficient equipment, installing temperature-monitoring controls and expanding the use of virtual servers. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield

    2. East Longmeadow opens Green Learning Center

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 22 2010)

      “The Green Committee is a very active committee and this is just one way we are trying to inform residents about the importance of going green,” Driscoll said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    3. Developers deconstruct Peak Road house in Wilbraham, sell building materials for use in other project

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 19 2010)

      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. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    4. Microbial Fuel Cell: A New Source Of Green Energy

      Explore redorbit.com (Apr 19 2010)

      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. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Naval Research Laboratory

    5. 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

    6. Holyoke officials hope Gov. Deval Patrick will provide more details about proposed high performance computing center

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 26 2010)

      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. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce

    7. PeoplesBank going green with newest branch, on St. James Avenue in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 22 2010)

      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. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Northampton

    8. 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

    9. Realizing Springfield's Energy Potential

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 16 2010)

      In Springfield, ‘green’ is far more than just a color or buzzword — it has become the crux of development efforts in the city and is the guiding principle for the Springfield renaissance. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Western New England University   Springfield

    10. Springfield receives grant from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 8 2010)

      Springfield receives grant from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Springfield was one of only 20 communities nationwide to receive funds to increase energy efficiency in schools and municipal buildings. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   The Republican

    11. PeoplesBank Receives Springfield's First GreenSeal Designation

      Explore From the EDC (Feb 26 2010)

      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.       (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western New England University   Springfield   Northampton

    12. 'Green' trades jobs await training - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 24 2010)

      Classes in a "green" building trades program run by UMass, area labor unions and contractors, won't begin for months, but organizers already have jobs or slots in more advanced apprenticeship programs lined up for 19 graduates. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Palmer   Springfield

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce looks to future, past for growth | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 17 2010)

      Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce looks to future, past for growth | Business - MassLive.com - - MassLive.com Here, in the first planned industrial city in America, a new economy is about to rise from the water power that built the city during the 19th century. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce   Holyoke

    16. MCI delivers 30 coaches to Peter Pan - News - METRO Magazine

      Explore METRO Magazine (Feb 9 2010)

      MCI delivers 30 coaches to Peter Pan - News - METRO Magazine As part of its rebranding effort, Springfield, Mass.-based Peter Pan Bus Lines will take delivery of the first 10 of 30 MCI coaches. The coaches, a mix of MCI J4500 and MCI D4505 models, showcase Peter Pan's new exterior graphic and new signature interior featuring customized fabric on seats with three-point seat belts, power outlets, Wi-Fi connectivity and wide flat-screen video monitors. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Peter Pan Bus Lines   Peter A. Picknelly Jr.

    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. Senate backs bill to streamline permitting for land-based wind energy

      Explore Wicked Local Blog (Feb 5 2010)

      Even as they pointed to its shortcomings, senators on Thursday passed a proposal to streamline the permitting process for land-based wind energy projects, a move backed by the Patrick administration and aimed at incentivizing the development of renewable energy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield

    19. 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.

    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. Springfield City Council creates Green City Commission | Breaking News - MassLive.com -

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 11 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:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   Springfield City Council

    22. 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

    23. Pulled in different directions: Little headway in charting new energy ...

      Explore recorder.com (Jan 11 2010)

      With the debates at the Copenhagen climate change summit still fresh in our minds, it's fascinating to look back at 2009, when two energy development issues dominated local headlines and became emblematic of the challenges of working toward a carbon ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield   Holyoke

    24. Civic leaders see lower State Street corridor in Springfield turning corner | Breaking News - MassLive.com -

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 8 2010)

      Civic leaders see lower State Street corridor in Springfield turning corner | Breaking News - MassLive.com - 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:   Springfield   Springfield Museums Association   Congressman Richard E. Neal

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