Month: March 2016
Energy storage incorporated into renewable energy projects can have multiple benefits for transmission systems and the projects themselves.
Recently, solar advocates and industry celebrated the renewal of the federal ITC, which will continue to provide significant economic support for solar. On a state and local level, however, the outlook seems less rosy.
After over 40 years of promoting energy efficiency and a decade of promoting solar PV in affordable housing, clean energy advocates working in this sector are considering what the next steps should be for further reductions in energy costs for low-income tenants.
Over the past three years, numerous news stories have highlighted efforts to roll back state renewable portfolio standards (RPSs), which require electricity suppliers to get an increasing share of their electricity from clean sources. However, most of the significant RPS actions that states have taken have been in the opposite direction.