The following are some of the leading entities in the state and country that focus on the various aspects of clean energy investment. If you don’t find what you need here to help you with your clean energy questions and initiatives, let us know.
Action: Action’s Energy Services division offers a number of free programs to help income-eligible households save money and conserve energy. Our programs receive funding from the Department of Energy, National Grid, and other supporters. From helping you pay your fuel bills to preparing your home for the changing seasons and more, Energy Services is there for you!
Clean Energy Alliance: An alliance of leading business incubators dedicated to providing business and financial services tailored to the needs of the clean energy community. The New England regional partner is ACTION (Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England)
Community Energy’s mission is to ignite the market and develop the supply of fuel-free energy. Driven by our shared passion, we lead the development and availability of fuel-free renewable energy with wind and solar power. Our customers – utilities, businesses, institutions and individuals – are our partners in leading the way in renewable energy.
Energy.gov: This site is dedicated to securing America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions. Lots of info to be found here, from incentives and rebates to funding opportunities to overall assessments of clean energy; you’ll also find a wealth of info on advancements in science and innovation.
ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability is an association of over 1220 local government Members who are committed to sustainable development. ICLEI provides technical consulting, training, and information services to build capacity, share knowledge, and support local government in the implementation of sustainable development at the local level. Our basic premise is that locally designed initiatives can provide an effective and cost-efficient way to achieve local, national, and global sustainability objectives.
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center: Created by the Green Jobs Act of 2008, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is dedicated to accelerating the success of clean energy technologies, companies and projects in the Commonwealth—while creating high-quality jobs and long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts. MassCEC is a partner, clearinghouse and connector for people in the clean energy sector, making direct investments in clean energy companies, building a strong clean energy workforce, and supporting responsibly sited renewable energy projects across the Commonwealth. MassCEC works with the entire clean energy community in Massachusetts to propel promising technologies from the drawing board to the global marketplace.
Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management North Shore: CZM’s North Shore Regional Office serves the coastal communities in Essex County, covering the coast from Salisbury to Revere. These communities, which are in the Merrimack, Parker, Ipswich, and North Coastal watersheds, are: Amesbury, Beverly, Danvers, Essex, Gloucester, Ipswich, Lynn, Manchester, Marblehead, Nahant, Newbury, Newburyport, Peabody, Revere, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Saugus, and Swampscott.
Massachusetts Green Energy Fund: invests in a broad range of emerging power generation technologies, including photovoltaics, fuel cells, hydrogen storage, hydrogen generation, wind, wave, tidal, biomass, biodiesel, power control, power conditioning, engine design, and energy management and storage technologies.
MassSave is an initiative sponsored by Massachusetts’ utilities and energy efficiency service providers to provide services, incentives, trainings, and information on energy efficiency for residents and businesses.
New England Energy Council’s mission is to accelerate New England’s clean energy economy to global leadership by building an active community of stakeholders and a world-class cluster of clean energy companies. It is the Council’s goal to help the New England region, with its considerable innovation assets, leverage the power of free markets to become a leading provider of clean energy solutions to the global marketplace.
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships: Since 1996 NEEP has been facilitating regional partnerships to advance the efficient use of energy in homes, buildings and industry in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states. They focus on maximizing regional partnreships to leverage knowledge, capability, learning and funding.