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Floating Offshore Wind - Which Coast Will Have It First?

As floating wind nears commercialization, the technology’s potential role in reducing costs for projects in deep waters has become increasingly attractive in numerous markets.
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Clean Energy Equity in 2017: How Foundations Can Advance Solar and Storage Technologies in Low-Income Communities

At the end of 2016, the clean energy trade press was filled with upbeat stories about various renewable energy technology breakthroughs, cost reductions, and tipping points. But, if there’s one energy problem we did not solve last year, it is equity.

Time-of-Use Means It’s Time for Storage

Hawaii's time-of-use pilot program could have profound implications for the value of solar systems on the islands, and energy storage might be needed to keep those systems economic. In that story is a lesson for the country and the future of solar.
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How Utilities Can Bring Storage to Scale in Massachusetts

In the same way that states have led the policy support for wind and solar technologies, they are now leading the way on energy storage. A model for states to look to when crafting energy storage policy is Massachusetts.
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Statoil Wins New York Offshore Wind Auction

Last Friday, after a day and a half of auction proceedings, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management declared Statoil Wind US LLC as the provisional winner of its New York Wind Energy Area lease sale.
Photo courtesy of Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
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Ocean Planning for Offshore Wind Development

In the coming days, Block Island Wind Farm, the nation’s first offshore wind project, will be delivering electricity to the grid.

Vermont Affordable Housing Development Sets New Standard for Resilient, Zero-Energy Homes

The McKnight Lane Housing Development in Waltham, Vermont is doing what no affordable housing project has done before: It is offering rural, low-income tenants zero-energy, single-family housing that also includes resilient solar energy storage systems.

The States’ Role in Providing Solar Information to Consumers

State governments have an increasingly important obligation and opportunity to present the public with sound, unbiased, user-friendly information on solar energy systems and financing options.
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Energy Storage Is the Next Clean Energy Revolution

The next wave of America’s clean energy revolution is all about energy storage. A recent study from Massachusetts showed how states might lead the way.
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Sterling, Massachusetts Breaks Ground on a Resilient Energy Storage System

The town of Sterling, Massachusetts will celebrate its Municipal Light Department’s new energy storage system with a groundbreaking ceremony next week.