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Worcester's drought is over, city manager says

Laura Finaldi |

As a result of steady rain in the area over the past few weeks, Worcester is finally out of an eight-month drought.

Pilgrim fueled for last two years

State House News Service |

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station powered up again early Monday morning, six weeks after shutting down to refuel one last time before closing for good by June 2019.

State calls for offshore wind, hydro bids

State House News Service |

The Department of Energy Resources and the state's electric utilities have filed a draft Request for Proposals to implement the offshore wind power provisions of last year's clean energy bill,...

NRC says Pilgrim needs no futher regulations

State House News Service |

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission concluded no additional regulatory actions are needed at Pilgrim Nuclear Station, which is scheduled to close for good in May of 2019.

Offshore wind competition heats up

State House News Service |

One of the competitors for an offshore wind energy license in Massachusetts is teaming up with Avangrid Renewables, adding a partner with financial resources and experience in European wind energy...

Ameresco joins $55B federal contract

Laura Finaldi |

Framingham-based Ameresco Inc. will develop new energy and water savings projects for federal facilities under a new U.S. Department of Energy contract.

Ameresco reports $1.6B total project backlog

Framingham energy efficiency company Ameresco reported a record high total project backlog of $1.6 billion on Tuesday, in an earnings report that also revealed the company lost about $600,000 in its...

AMSC expects $28M quarterly loss

Grant Welker |

American Superconductor Corp., a Devens power grid planner and engineer, said Wednesday it expects disappointing fourth-quarter revenue.

Grant program seeks to expand efficient energy use

State House News Service |

Gov. Charlie Baker wants the state to explore other ways of extending the benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency programs to Bay Staters who lack the means to shell out resources for the...

Enviro. groups give Baker a "C" for energy work

State House News Service |

Gov. Charlie Baker's administration for the second straight year received a middling, but passing grade from leading environmental and energy advocacy groups in 2016.

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