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PowerOptions Given “Community Engagement During the Pandemic Award”

We are humbled to share with you the good news of our recognition by the Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) in our efforts to serve you, our Members, during the COVID crisis. On November 11th, PowerOptions was given the “Community Engagement During the Pandemic Crisis Award” at the Back to Work Gala, as a result […]

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Massachusetts SMART Solar Incentives for Your Nonprofit or Municipality

The Massachusetts SMART solar incentive program was launched in the fall of 2018 to a great reaction. However, almost immediately, it became clear that some updates were going to be necessary. For example, the capacity (or total amount of project volume) allotted to the National Grid Service territory filled up very quickly, leaving many customers […]

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10 Ways Your School Can Start Saving Energy Today

Schools use a lot of energy, and much of the time this is unavoidable. Computers, smart boards, lighting, heating and air conditioning are all vital in today’s schools. However, there are plenty of simple ways to save energy at school, which we outline here. These 10 creative ways to save energy at school balance practical […]

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Energy Funding Opportunities for Connecticut Municipalities

As a municipality, you cannot access the cost savings provided by energy tax credits in the way businesses and households can. However, there are several opportunities available to cities and towns, to help save money on energy or fund energy efficiency projects. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of currently available energy funding opportunities for […]

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Leveling the Playing Field for Offshore Wind

Over the last decade, technological advances, policy changes and consumer demand have substantially advanced the amount of renewable generation in New England. Yet, despite this progress, the electric grid operator ISO-NE (New England Independent System Operator) continues to shut out renewable energy from full participation in regional electricity markets. This exclusion hurts both renewable generators and […]

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Town of Arlington and PowerOptions Receive Clean Transportation Grant

Leveraging a Consortium to Lower Costs for Electrifying School Buses PowerOptions and the Town of Arlington are pleased to announce a new partnership and the award of a $200,000 grant to bring cleaner transportation to the Commonwealth. The grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Accelerating Clean Transportation Now (ACTNow) program will promote a […]

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