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Does Daylight Saving Time Save Energy?

Daylight Saving Time was extended into November to save energy. But Bob in Maynard is skeptical.

11/02/2011

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Massport To Help Pay For New Energy-Efficient Trucks

The Massachusetts Port Authority is helping owners of old trucks buy newer, environmentally friendly vehicles.

09/19/2011

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Lexington Solar Company To Get $150 Million From Federal Government

The federal government has offered a $150 million loan guarantee to a Massachusetts company that’s developing a dramatically cheaper way to produce a key component of solar panels.

06/18/2011

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MIT Profs. Turn Windows Into Electricity-Generating Solar Panels

Using a clear film on windows, professors at MIT have come up with a more cost-effective way to generate electricity which could revolutionize the way we gather the sun’s energy.

05/12/2011

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Bishops Ask Congress To Keep Funding For Heating Assistance

The state’s four Roman Catholic bishops are urging Congressional leaders not to cut funding for a program that helps low income families pay for heat.

03/12/2011

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Report Gives Wind Power Big Boost

A new study says wind has the potential to supply nearly a quarter of New England’s power within the decade. But massive grid upgrades would be needed to handle that much more wind energy.

12/18/2010

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The CEO Of “Boston-Power”, Discusses Challenges The Faced With The US Patent Office

In part 5 Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Founder and CEO of Boston-Power, discusses the challenges she faced with the US Patent office and the pros and cons of standardizing batteries.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/16/2010

President Obama Address 10/2/10

President Barack Obama is promoting his administration’s investments in clean energy technologies like wind and solar, arguing they produce jobs and are essential for the country’s environment and economic security. In his weekly radio and […]

10/02/2010

Man's best friend provides alternative energy

It stinks and it’s a hazard to walkers everywhere, but it turns out dog poop has a bright side.

09/22/2010

State questions some National Grid expenses

Massachusetts officials are questioning hundreds of thousands of dollars in National Grid expenses as the utility requests natural gas rate hikes that could boost consumer bills by up to 11 percent.

08/25/2010

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