Energy Efficiency: California Regains Top Spot, Ties With Massachusetts

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California and Massachusetts have both won the top spot in the 10th edition of the 2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard published by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ( ACEEE ). The states with the most ambitious targets include Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Arizona.

Massachusetts Holds On To Top Energy Efficiency Ranking

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Massachusetts broke its 2016 tie with California by holding on to the No. California, Massachusetts, and New York continue to lead the way in energy-efficient transportation policies for the second consecutive year.

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Massachusetts Reboots Stalled Green Line Rail-Extension Job

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has won a program and construction management contract for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s rebooted Green Line Extension CH2M Hill Inc.

Boston Green Line extension holds 'real' groundbreaking

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Officials presided over the fourth kickoff ceremony for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's $2.2 billion, 4.7-mile light-rail extension

Massachusetts Most Energy-Efficient State; Mississippi Most Improved

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Department of Energy secretary, Dr. Ernest Moniz, along with a top elected official of a state, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Massachusetts retains the top spot for the third year in a row based on its continued commitment to energy efficiency under its Green Communities Act.

Mass. Green Line Contract Award Goes to Joint Venture

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The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation announced the award of a $1.08-billion contract for the Green Line Extension

Two Teams Certify Costs for Boston Green Line Extension

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below the $1.3-billion cost limit to build the long-awaited Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Green Line Extension project in metropolitan Boston The joint venture of Walsh Group, Barletta Construction and Granite Construction appears to have been.

Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy

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Just in time for Earth Day, the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC celebrated the opening of its Green Energy Facility in Freetown, MA on April 15. ” New England Stores Power the Green Energy Facility. The Green Energy Facility was created and is operated by Divert, Inc.,

Boston's Green Line Extension Project Budget Grows to $2.3B

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. . . Massachusetts state transportation officials and MBTA fiscal overseers voted unanimously yesterday to support a scaled-down Green Line extension.

MBTA Notebook: T Searches for New GM, Bids For Long-Stalled Green Line Extension To Go Out This Spring

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In an address before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) announced the state is seeking a new general manager for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation who can lead capital projects such as the Green Line Extension

CH2M Chosen As Construction Manager For MBTA Green Line Extension Project

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was awarded a program and construction management contract for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s rebooted Green Line Extension. CH2M Hill Inc.

Three Design-Build Teams Short Listed for MBTA Green Line Extension Project

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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has short listed three design-build teams to compete for the long-awaited Green Line Extension.

Less Is More In New England

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percent, Massachusetts’ 3.7 The Massachusetts unemployment rate dropped to 2.8 of Transportation invested more than $135 million into the Spaulding Turnpike in Rochester, directly impacting and making improvements for this massive development zone in the Seacoast of New Hampshire.

Boston’s New Fenway Center Development To Begin Construction

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Designed by architecture and master planning firm The Architectural Team for Boston developer John Rosenthal, the massive five-building, 500-unit complex recently received the final approval from Boston’s Department of Transportation. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

One Year Later

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One year ago on this date, a storm named Sandy made a sharp left turn off the coast of New Jersey and moved ashore a few miles north of Atlantic City.

Jacobs Deal Costs CH2M Award Of $57M Boston-Rail CM Role

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2, has apparently cost the latter its $57-million construction-management contract for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s Green Line extension Jacobs Engineering Group’s intended purchase of CH2M, announced on Aug.

Report Ranks U.S. Cities’ Efforts To Save Energy

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Cities are evaluated on what actions they are taking to reduce energy use in five key areas: buildings; transportation; energy and water utility efforts; local government operations; and community wide initiatives. Portland scored highest in transportation and local government operations.

Feature Story: 2016 Economic Development Awards

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Two unique state programs are the winners of our Achievement in Public-Private Partnership awards: The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) , for its Rapid Bridge Replacement Project; and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority for the Edison Innovation Fund.

Designer Builds an Eco-Friendly Tiny House on Wheels

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When Mariah Pastell, an eco-designer from Worcester, Massachusetts wanted to downsize to a tiny home, she decided to transform a vintage camper trailer, rather than build a traditional tiny home from scratch.

Cover Story: New Energy Powers Growth

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will produce high quality transportation fuels, including GTL diesel, as well as other value-adding chemical products. million green jobs in the U.S. By Jenny Vickers and Jack Rogers. From the March/April 2014 issue. wind power generation capacity has quadrupled in the past five years.

State by State Incentives Guide

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The sites include the Greene and Sumter Renewal Community, made up of both counties, the Mobile Renewal Community, which includes Prichard and a section of east Mobile, and the Southern Alabama Renewal Community, which includes Wilcox County and parts of Butler, Conecuh, Dallas, Hale, Lowndes, Marengo, Monroe and Perry Counties. A comprehensive guide to state incentives offered throughout the U.S. ALABAMA - updated for 2014.


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HEALTHY FOREST ENTERPRISE INCENTIVES PROGRAM (HF): Provides incentives for certified businesses that are primarily engaged in harvesting, initial processing or transporting of qualifying forest products. A comprehensive guide to state incentives offered throughout the U.S. ALABAMA.

Business Report: Chicago Will Host Digital Manufacturing And Design Innovation Institute

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They sponsored buses to transport students to national trade shows held at McCormick Place in Chicago, including IMTS and Fab Tech. Promoting green jobs in our neighborhoods is also a key focus of the plan. By Ed Feldman. From the March/April 2014 issue.