The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center is launching a $1 million program to spur the development of clean energy technologies in the state.
Under the program, the center — a quasipublic agency created to support the state’s clean energy industry — will award between $100,000 and $300,000 to support demonstration projects aimed at addressing energy challenges, such as building fuel efficient cars and energy storage capacity, or using renewable energy sources more effectively. Projects will be required to provide 50 percent in matching funds.
“Massachusetts companies are creating some of the most leading-edge clean energy technologies,” said Richard K. Sullivan Jr., secretary of the state executive office of energy and environmental affairs, and chair of the center’s board. “Our support will help them create local jobs across the state and expand adoption of clean energy.”
The agency is expected to give more details about its new funding program next month at the Global Clean Tech Meet-up, an event expected to draw about 500 attendees.