Category Archives: Start-ups

A Night to Remember – NECEC/MIT Enterprise Forum Mass Cleantech Landscape 2020

March 25, 2020 / Jill Feblowitz / Circular Economy, Energy Storage, Smart Water, Start-ups, WInd

Back for a second year, the Mass Cleantech Landscape was filled to overflowing. This time around NECEC co-led together with the event founder MIT Enterprise Forum Cleantech Committee. The evening was sponsored by Foley Hoag and MassCEC. In addition to lots of time for networking, there were three highlights this year – 1) presentations by Cleantech support organizations and their startup “graduates”, 2) insights from […]

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Resilience comes alive in Andover microgrid

March 25, 2020 / Jill Feblowitz / Data and Analytics, Microgrids, Start-ups

A microgrid is an electrical distribution network with underground wires that serves two or more buildings in a local area. Microgrids can enter ‘island mode’ and separate from the larger electrical grid when there is a major outage – self supplying with locally generated energy. You may have seen the recent announcement regarding the activation […]

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Utilities are getting nimble with analytics start-up investments and partnerships

February 4, 2019 / Jill Feblowitz / Start-ups, Start-ups

Demanding times call for innovation and utilities have responded by getting involved. Traditionally risk averse, utilities now recognize that they can learn from companies that are born of a culture of fail fast, learn and move on. Active organizations are participating on Advanced Research Projects Energy (ARPA-E) advisory boards, initiating corporate venture funds, partnering with […]

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