Local green power

Berkshire Eagle: Solar Access program a ‘game-changer’ – just ask this Adams homeowner

By |2019-04-15T16:51:22-04:00April 15th, 2019|Energy Savings, Green for Homes, Local green power, Renewable Energy, Solar Access|

"Noyes owes his energy-saving success to being the first person to enroll in Solar Access. The year-old state-sponsored initiative is designed to make solar energy more affordable for middle- and low-income households..." Read the full article here Learn more about the Solar Access program: cetonline.org/solaraccess

Myth Busting Residential Solar Power

By |2018-06-20T14:46:35-04:00June 19th, 2018|Energy Savings, Green for Homes, Local green power, Renewable Energy, Solar Access, Sustainability|

Thinking about switching to solar power but have some concerns? It is easy to become overwhelmed with ideas and opinions, especially today with the rate at which information is produced and spread, but it’s important to take the time to seek out the truth. There are a lot of misconceptions about residential solar power, so let’s

Mass Energy’s 7th Annual Clean Energy Festival

By |2017-08-04T17:30:54-04:00August 4th, 2017|Local green power, Renewable Energy, Sustainability|

By Kevin Pink, Marketing & Development Specialist Photo credit: Mass Energy Consumers Alliance   On July 23, 2017, we co-hosted a tour of the Berkshire East wind turbine and solar array with the Mass Energy Consumers Alliance! Berkshire East is the world’s first ski area to generate 100% of their electric need on site using

Reuse and Crafting at Hancock Shaker Village

By |2017-07-26T18:02:03-04:00July 26th, 2017|Climate Change, Composting, Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Go Green, Local green power, Recycling, Renewable Energy, Reused Building Materials, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Volunteer|

Papermaking at the Hancock Shaker Village The Center for EcoTechnology is thrilled to partner with Hancock Shaker Village to bring information about energy efficiency and waste reduction to their events and activities! This past Friday we offered upcycling activities for children at the Village’s Free Fun Friday extravaganza. In one activity children repurposed

New England Farm Energy Collaborative Summer Gathering

By |2017-08-24T17:45:00-04:00July 12th, 2017|Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Farm Energy, Green for Business, Local green power, Renewable Energy, Sustainability|

By Megan Denardo and Renee Stearns, Program Specialists The anaerobic digestor at Barstow’s Longview Farm in South Hadley turns farm waste like manure into energy the farm can use. On June 27th, members of New England Farm Energy Collaborative (NEFEC) met for their annual gathering. Those in attendance included representatives from the Massachusetts