Alternative Energy Providers

Green Tags – Sells renewable energy certificates, supporting the production of renewable energy in the Western region of the United States.

New Wind Energy – offering service in New York and the Mid-Atlantic region.

Renewable Choice Energy – provides wind power sold as renewable energy certificates.

Sterling Planet – energy from renewable sources sold as renewable energy certificates.

Sun Power Electric – Sun Power Electric builds and operates solar power plants in the northeastern United States.

 

 









Alternative Energy – Vehicles –

Fleets & Fuels – “Business Intelligence on Alternative Technology Vehicles” – newsletter for businesses using alternative-energy vehicles in their fleets

Greasecar — convert your diesel automobile to run on vegetable oil

Vehicle Buyers Guide for Consumers – assistance in locating vehicle dealers, alternative fuel sources and filling stations, technology information.

CALSTART: Advanced Transportation Website – a non-profit organization, dedicated to the creation of an advanced transportation technologies industry and related markets.

DOER Vehicle Alternative Fuel Programs – Massachusetts Division of Energy Resources (DOER) guides and programs.

Veggie Van, Biodiesel, and Vegetable Oil Fuel – Information about making and using biodiesel. Discussion forums and the adventures of the Veggie Van, a biodiesel-fueled vehicle.

 

 










Pollution Control – Local Organizations –

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection – publications, programs, recycling information, links to many environmental protection and reclamation topics including state regulations.

Massachusetts Water Pollution Control Organization – downloadable certification applications, training and job information.

 

 

     
     
     

Design and Construction – The Permitting Process –

Massachusetts State Agencies – list compiled by constructionweblinks.com

Permitting & Impact Studies – Cullinan Engineering Co., Inc. offers permitting and project impact studies for real estate development.

Permitting – Massachusetts Office of Business Development
(800) 5-CAPITAL / (617) 973-8600

 

 










Pollution Control – Miscellaneous –

Earth 911 – recycling center-finder, information about recycling, hazardous waste, air pollution prevention, composting, more.

Protecting Water from Non-Point Source Pollution – Sources and effects of water pollution, links to local organizations in U.S. states.

Toxics Use Reduction Institute – Massachusetts-based organization supporting reduction in toxic chemical use in industry and communitites. Site includes community projects, chemistry information and research, education and training resources.

 

 

     
     
     

Energy Efficient Appliances

ENERGY STAR – efficiency rating systems for appliances and buildings. Listings of approved products, including appliances, consumer electronics, office equipment, heating and cooling systems, lighting and more.

Top-Rated Appliances – list from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. Includes refrigerators, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, air conditioners, furnaces, and more.

Appliance Calculators – tools from the Pacific Gas and Electric Company for help calculating your energy savings with new appliances.

Appliances available from Eco-$mart Homes and Buildings Program, a program providing a number of services to facilitate sustainable living.