Week of May 15, 2011
Quote of the Week:
Craig Christenson, a senior vice president for Clipper Windpower, on his company being one of the first customers of the new, stimulus-funded Wind blade Testing Facility. The facility, which will test large-scale wind turbine blades, is the first of its kind in the world.
FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY
"I can go to bed at night knowing I can go to work and support my family."
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Stimulus-funded Wind Blade Testing Facility - largest in the US - opens in Charlestown
The first facility in the US capable of testing large-scale wind turbine blades opened in Charlestown. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's Wind Technology Testing Center will serve as a critical component in the wind energy industry, speeding deployment of the next generation of wind blades into the marketplace and attracting companies to design, manufacture and test their blades in the US. The facility received nearly $25 million in funding from the Recovery Act. Read more.
Stimulus funds play a role in MA's $1B 2011 road/bridge projects
The 2011 construction season in MA was kicked off with $931 million in road and bridge projects across the Commonwealth. These projects will create thousands of jobs and continue the Patrick administration's efforts to build a strong, sustainable infrastructure. This year's construction program includes $550 million from the Statewide Road and Bridge Program, $208 million from the Administration's historic Accelerated Bridge Program, and $173 million in Recovery Act funds. Read more.
WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunities for Individuals:
FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Community Program Manager
Opportunities For Businesses: Search for Contracts
FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Parking Lot Improvements - Framingham State University
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