Massachusetts Recovery Update

Week of August 28, 2011

Quote of the Week:

"We had always [believed] that we'd be a good site for photovoltaic [solar] panes, just because we're a college, a teaching institution, and it's the right thing to do."

Betty Ann Learned, Massasoit Community College's chief financial officer, on the institution's new stimulus-funded solar panels on five classroom buildings.


photo: Colleen Doherty FACES OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY

"The stimulus package is really what made FastCAP happen."

Dr. Riccardo Signorelli, founder of clean tech company FastCAP Systems, on the impact of the company's $5.4 million Recovery Act award.




YOUR RECOVERY DOLLARS AT WORK: NEWS & UPDATES

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$16 million in stimulus funds for renewable energy, energy efficiency projects in eight communities

photo: Solar Project
Eight communities across the state will receive a share of $16 million in low-interest federally subsidized financing - stimulus-funded Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds - for the creation of renewable energy and efficiency projects, including efforts to cut municipal energy consumption, and fund municipal wind power and anaerobic digestion projects. Projects in Belchertown, Cohasset, Deerfield, Fairhaven, Gill, Kingston, Marshfield, and West Newbury will receive a share of the $16 million.


EcoBuilding Bargains holds green building construction tour

photo: EcoBuildings
The non-profit EcoBuilding Bargains used-building materials store led a tour of its building, which is undergoing a deep energy retrofit that will reduce its energy use by nearly 60% and demonstrate green building to residents and businesses. A $900,000 Recovery Act grant is supporting the efficiency improvements to create a high-profile model for transforming energy performance in existing commercial buildings. Read more and more.


WHAT RECOVERY CAN DO FOR YOU: JOB & CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES

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FEATURED JOB OF THE WEEK: Research Technician - Neuroscience

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FEATURED CONTRACT OF THE WEEK: Mechanical, Water Saving, and Roofing Improvements at Jefferson Park

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