Posts by Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto is a co-director for Climate, managing Barr’s grantmaking and other initiatives that catalyze the transition to a clean-energy economy. This includes promoting policies and practices that accelerate the adoption of energy efficiency and renewable power sources in the New England region and connecting to similar efforts nationally.

The Future of Electricity in the Northeast

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

New report and video explore rapidly evolving clean energy opportunities and challenges facing the region.

November 03, 2016 | Category: Climate

Successes in Philanthropy: Activating Civic Leadership

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

How Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission is helping the city meet ambitious goals to fight climate change.

November 01, 2016 | Category: Climate

19 Funders Pledge $53 Million to Expand Energy Efficiency

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Barr Foundation joins coordinated effort to bring proven technologies, solutions to developing countries most vulnerable to climate change.

September 22, 2016 | Category: Climate

Important Role for Local, Regional Foundations in Global Climate Change

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Foundations focused on climate change should think global and fund local.

June 15, 2016 | Category: Climate

Renewable Returns: And the Prize Goes to…

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

How a small incentive showed it can pay big to invest in renewable energy.

May 05, 2016 | Category: Climate

New Report Positions Boston for Next Wave of Energy Solutions

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

How a modest grant for one new staff member in a City Hall office set the stage for exciting progress on clean energy.

February 24, 2016 | Category: Climate

Scale Clean. Scale Smart.

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

The next iteration of Barr’s Clean Energy program aims at transformation in the Northeast energy sector.

January 26, 2016 | Category: Climate

Striving for Transformation in our Energy Sector

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

As part of Barr’s strategic planning, Mariella Puerto shares the trends informing how our Clean Energy program can best accelerate climate action in the region.

November 16, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

Northeast Energy Program Lifting Economies and Lowering Emissions

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

New report shows states participating in most recent phase of regional carbon cap-and-trade are experiencing significant economic benefits while dramatically reducing emissions.

July 20, 2015 | Category: Climate

For Second Time, Boston Named Nation’s Most Energy-Efficient City

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

ACEEE Scorecard spotlights innovative ways cities are saving energy.

May 26, 2015 | Category: Climate