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Providence & Worcester, CSX turn to solar to help meet energy needs


When it comes to the environment, the railroad industry's bona fides are clear — trains use far less fuel than trucks to move goods from one place to another and produce much less pollution.

Sales stumble for ThermoEnergy

Michael Novinson |

Worcester-based ThermoEnergy Corp., which makes wastewater-treatment and power-generation systems, saw its revenue plummet in 2013.

World Energy revenue down for quarter, up for 2013


Worcester-based energy management services firm, World Energy Solutions reported lower revenue for the fourth quarter of last year, although full-year revenue increased, the company said today.

Vivint Solar expands with Marlborough office

Emily Micucci |

The MetroWest solar industry has a new competitor in Vivint Solar, a Utah-based company that already has the lion's share of the residential solar market in Massachusetts.

Westborough-based division of A123 sold

Rick Saia |

NEC Corp. has bought the Westborough-based energy solutions business of A123 Systems for about $100 million, the Japan-based technology networking provider announced today.

AMSC cuts jobs, will close plant in Wisconsin

Rick Saia |

Devens-based wind energy equipment manufacturer AMSC laid off an unspecified number of employees at its headquarters today as part of a restructuring that will include the closing of a plant in...

After delays, Worcester ‘smart grid’ now plugging along


After years of preparation and delays, National Grid's smart grid pilot program took a big step forward in February when the utility completed the installation of 14,800 smart meters in homes and...

World Energy appoints new board members following investor's request

Emily Micucci |

Worcester-based energy procurement firm World Energy Solutions said it has appointed two new, independent members to its board of directors, increasing the size of the board from five to seven...

Ameresco Q4, annual profits fall

Emily Micucci |

Profits for Framingham-based energy efficiency and renewable energy company Ameresco were down in the fourth quarter and for 2013 overall, according to an earnings statement released Thursday.

Energy routes in play as region's leaders map out needs

State House News Service |

Massachusetts could provide a route for more natural gas to flow into other New England states, just as the Bay State seeks electrical lines running through northern states to import wind or...

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