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The 9th Annual NEWIEE Awards Gala – Register Today!

Posted March 7, 2019 by

On April 24th, New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) will hold its 9th Annual Awards Gala, recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of women leaders in energy and environment. The event will be held at Westin Copley Place, Boston.

The NEWIEE Awards are presented at the annual NEWIEE Gala to honor and celebrate the achievements of women leaders in the energy and environment industry.

  • The Leadership Award honors women who have promoted opportunities for women in the energy and environmental fields, and have continued to nurture and encourage women in these areas throughout their careers.
  • The Rising Star Award, in honor of Allison Smith was created in 2016 to honor a woman with less than ten years of industry experience who has demonstrated a commitment to, and positive impact on, her field; both professionally and in her personal endeavors.

NEWIEE’s 2019 Annual Awards Gala will feature five exceptional women leaders. We are thrilled to announce that our Keynote will be Maria Tikoff Vargas, and our four awardees are Karen Coyne, Lisa Frantzis, June E. Tierney, and Emily Luksha!

For more information, registration, and to sponsor, please follow this link.


WBUR Event Series: “Stepping Up – Business In The Era of Climate Change”

Posted March 5, 2019 by

A five-part WBUR series in collaboration with Harvard Business School and Boston University Questrom School of Business.

Business is the main source of the greenhouse gases that are causing the Earth’s climate to change. Business is also the main source of new products, services and business models that may save us from wholesale climate calamity. This 5-part series, featuring leading thinkers from business, environmental advocacy groups and area universities, will explore what businesses are doing, can do and should do to confront climate change.

Location: WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215

Ticket Price: $15.00

March 5: Open for Business

April 2: Food, Diet and Climate

April 22: Climate Politics and Business

May 7: The Road Map of the Future: Transportation

June 4: Energy Transitions


Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and Rhode Island DEM Brownfields Listening Session

Posted February 14, 2019 by

The Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management invite you to join them for a discussion on the “Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund (BRLF)”.


  • Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund: On Overview
  • Case Work: External Program Examples
  • Market Needs: Open Discussion and Q&A


Rhode Island DEM
Room 300
235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI 02908

Date & Time:

February 26, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


Save the Date: March 16 – North Shore Litter Summit

Posted February 12, 2019 by

Join Keep Massachusetts Beautiful for an afternoon of “talking trash.” We’ll share best practices and ideas for preventing and cleaning up litter on the North Shore, including:

  • Best practices for organizing successful town and shoreline cleanups
  • How to attract hundreds—not dozens—of volunteers
  • Ways to raise awareness about litter prevention
  • Benefits of launching a KMB chapter in your community

When: March 16 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Endicott College in Beverly, 376 Hale Street
Cost: Free, but donations are welcome

For more information, and to register, please follow this link.


MassCEC Requests for Proposals: Commercial Solar Finance – Standardized Documents Working Group

Posted February 12, 2019 by

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is seeking proposals from professionals with significant expertise in the solar photovoltaic (PV) market and solar project finance for the below Request for Proposals (“RFP”).

Commercial Solar Finance – Standardized Documents Working Group

MassCEC is seeking proposals from consultants with expertise in the commercial solar PV market, solar project finance, commercial loans and financing regulation, stakeholder engagement, group moderation, and market outreach and education. Through this RFP, MassCEC expects to hire a consultant firm, or partnership of firms, to facilitate the development and operation of an industry working group focused on creating and deploying standardized financing documentation for the commercial solar market in Massachusetts.

Click here to access the Commercial Solar Finance – Standardized Documents Working Group RFP

All inquiries related to the RFP should be submitted by email to mailto:kread@masscec.comand must contain “Commercial Solar Finance – Standardized Documents Working Group RFP – Questions” in the email subject line. Questions should be submitted by February 25, 2019.