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On September 20, 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) filed a Notice of Public Review of the proposed 225 CMR 21.00, the Clean Peak Energy Portfolio Standard regulation. DOER seeks public comment on the proposed regulation. Originally part of An Act to Advance Clean Energy, which was signed into law in 2018, the Clean Peak Energy Portfolio Standard, or Clean Peak Standard (CPS), is designed to reduce demand at peak times and to shift energy use at these times to clean energy source.
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Mintz Sponsors Horizon18

October 25, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas Burton

Mintz is excited to sponsor Horizon18, a new global event for the clean energy economy taking place October 10-11 in Boston.
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At the recent Blockchain in Energy conference hosted by Greentech Media (GTM), the theme was entirely clear: the perception of blockchain in the energy industry has matured from proclaiming blockchain a disruptive panacea that would completely vault a heavily regulated industry into the transactive grid of the future to placing blockchain as a tool in the firmament of the technology stack for the currently transitioning grid
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MassCEC Upcoming Programs

September 27, 2019 | Blog | By Sahir Surmeli, Eric Macaux

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Internet of Things Strategies for the Energy Sector

September 18, 2019 | Blog | By Laura Stefani

Whether thinking about managing oil and gas, water or other infrastructure facilities, or considering industrial efficiency, robotics and automation, you may be pondering how the Internet of Things (IoT) can be used to leverage resources. Forward thinking strategies include not just staying on top of regulatory changes that affect the IoT ecosystem, but also influencing them.

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As the latest step in New York’s hard-driving clean energy agenda, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the approval of a major offshore wind energy deal while signing the state’s Green New Deal into law on July 18.
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Smart contracts are an integral part of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies; the latter has seen a dramatic increase in mainstream commercial use. We explore the rise of the smart legal contract.
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Sustainable Investing Will Change the World

May 31, 2019 | Blog | By Sahir Surmeli

In the past several years, green bonds, sustainability bonds, social bonds, and bank loans with environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles embedded in loan pricing have been finding their way to market. Find out more about the importance and prevalence of these bonds here!
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The Impact Terms Project (“ITP”) was launched as a platform intended to provide guidance on best practices to entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders in the rapidly-evolving social enterprise space. To this end, the ITP covers a broad range of topics from corporate formation and financing to exit terms, building a foundation of resources on “what’s market” for those involved in impact. This article discusses the ITP's effort to build institutional knowledge for both entrepreneurs and potential investors in the impact space.
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Update on Energy Storage and Offshore Wind Initiatives in New York

April 11, 2019 | Blog | By Thomas R. Burton, III

In early 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the introduction of the Green New Deal, a nation-leading clean energy and jobs agenda that statutorily mandates New York’s power to be 100 percent carbon-free by 2040. This article summarizes efforts and initiatives that will be made to realize the state's energy storage and offshore wind targets.
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In this four-part series, we explore how to value and diligence a solar development pipeline in commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility scale contexts. This is the fourth installment of the series.
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In this four-part series, we explore how to value and diligence a solar development pipeline in commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility scale contexts. This is the third installment of the series.
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Can PBCs raise venture capital? Find out in this article, which explores the advantages of PBCs and how to best attract investors.
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In this four-part series, we explore how to value and diligence a solar development pipeline in commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility scale contexts. This is the second installment of the series.
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In this four-part series, we explore how to value and diligence a solar development pipeline in commercial and industrial (C&I) and utility scale contexts. This is the first installment of the series.
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