Greenough Adds New England Clean Energy Council to Client Roster

Greenough, a leading independent public relations agency headquartered in Boston, announced today that the New England Clean Energy Council (the Council), www.cleanenergycouncil.org, has selected the firm as its new agency of record. The Council is recognized as the leading regional clean energy business membership and cluster development non-profit. Greenough will develop and support the Council’s social media and public affairs programs, as well traditional media relations campaigns.

“By building an active community of stakeholders and a world-class cluster of clean energy companies, the Council accelerates the growth of New England’s clean energy economy, yielding much-needed job growth for our region and ultimately energy independence for our country,” said Council president Peter Rothstein. “At this crucial juncture, we need every resource available to get the message out, and Greenough brings to the Council team clean energy industry knowledge, creative strategies for all types of media and hands-on experience in public affairs.”

The New England region has substantial innovation resources, and the Council has successfully developed and launched multiple programs to deliver clean energy solutions to the global marketplace.

“With its nationally-recognized programs and rapidly growing membership base, the Council is catalyzing the clean energy sector,” said Phil Greenough, founder and president, Greenough. “We’re passionate about supporting the Council’s mission and will leverage our experience with clean energy start ups and the DOE to enhance its message, extend it through all media and provide practical public affairs support in DC and New England.”

Greenough's clean energy experience includes companies such as 1366 TechnologiesAdvanced Electron BeamsEnernocHarvest PowerNorthern Power SystemsSunCatalytixUS Department of Energy ECOCar Challenge and World Energy.

About the New England Clean Energy Council  The New England Clean Energy Council was formed in early 2007. The Council's mission is to accelerate New England's clean energy economy to global leadership by building an active community of stakeholders and a world-class cluster of clean energy companies. The Council represents over 175 members, comprising clean energy companies, venture investors, major financial institutions, local universities and colleges, industry associations, area utilities, labor and large commercial end-users. The Council's ranks include more than 60 clean energy CEOs, representatives from most of the region's top 10 law firms, and partners from over a dozen of the region's top venture capital firms (with a total of over $8 billion under management). Working with its stakeholders, the Council develops and executes a wide array of programs in five key focus areas: Innovation, Growth, Education and Training, Adoption, & Policy. For additional information please visit www.cleanenergycouncil.org.