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Nexamp expands access to solar power in Western Massachusetts with 12 new community solar projects through Hampshire Renewables

Nexamp, Inc. and HCG are working together to promote community solar projects totaling more than 21 megawatts across Western Massachusetts, enough to power approximately 4,000 homes. The solar arrays provide the opportunity for residents, businesses and municipalities to save hundreds if not thousands on their annual electricity bills while supporting local, renewable electricity. The collaborative effort is known as Hampshire Renewables.

Nexamp expands access to solar power in Western Massachusetts with 12 new community solar projects through Hampshire Renewables2018-12-04T13:56:38+00:00

November 2018

According to a recent Massachusetts Workforce report, “an aging municipal workforce coupled with a limited pool of qualified replacements means cities and towns face the challenge of identifying and attracting capable municipal finance employees.”

November 20182018-11-20T11:08:07+00:00

HCG partners with Peanut Butter and Jelly Jar Drive for donations to local Food Bank

HCG is thrilled to once again be supporting the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts by bringing two great efforts together. On Monday, HCG is welcoming Monte’s March home by partnering with Lavery Greenfield’s Peanut Butter and Jelly Jar Drive.  Join us November 19th, between 2:30-3:30 pm, with donations of cash, checks, and jars of peanut butter and jelly to support the Food Bank.

HCG partners with Peanut Butter and Jelly Jar Drive for donations to local Food Bank2018-11-16T12:32:31+00:00

Massachusetts Energy Credit Markets Are on the Rise

Property owners are happily reaping the rewards of clean energy thanks to HCG and the Department of Energy Resources’ initiatives supporting renewable and alternative energy sources. This year alone, HCG has sold over 24,000 energy credits for its customers, totaling nearly $3.2 million in sales. All property owners in Massachusetts should look into clean sources of electricity, heating and cooling, and HCG can guide you through the decision-making process.

Massachusetts Energy Credit Markets Are on the Rise2018-10-22T11:36:52+00:00

Winter heating bills got you worried? HCG helps homeowners with alternative heating systems tap into significant financial incentives

Homeowners investing in alternative heating systems can maximize their clean energy investment. While significant federal and state rebates are currently available, there is a new program in Massachusetts allowing customers to receive additional cash back. Renewable heating and cooling technologies now provide Alternative Energy Credits (AECs) to users of systems that increase energy efficiency and reduce the need for conventional fossil fuel-based energy generation.

Winter heating bills got you worried? HCG helps homeowners with alternative heating systems tap into significant financial incentives2018-09-26T13:42:40+00:00

Eight local senior volunteers receive lifetime achievement award

RSVP of the Pioneer Valley is honoring a record number of volunteers with The President’s Volunteer Service Award for Lifetime Achievement this year. The awards are given to those who have served over 4,000 volunteer hours throughout their lives.

Eight local senior volunteers receive lifetime achievement award2018-09-24T15:52:15+00:00