Archive for year: 2017
|The Offshore Wind Hub: A Comprehensive Resource for State and Federal Offshore Wind Documents
July 26, 2017 by Dana Drugmand
As the offshore wind industry looks to take off in the US, the Offshore Wind Hub promises to be a useful tool.
|Five Ways States Are Accelerating Renewable Energy
July 7, 2017 by Dana Drugmand
Many of the initiatives to move our energy system towards clean, renewable power emanate from the state and local levels.
|How One Small US Town Will Save Millions with a Microgrid
July 5, 2017 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
Sterling, Massachusetts is demoing grid 2.0 with a multi-million-dollar investment that will pay for itself in just two years.
|Advancing Clean Energy at the State Level – An Imperative
June 10, 2017 by Dana Drugmand
Now more than ever, policies and programs to promote sustainable energy resources will come from the state level.
|The Winds of May
June 5, 2017 by Val Stori
May was an exciting month for the U.S.’s emerging offshore wind sector.
|Minimizing Solar Risk with Energy Storage
May 31, 2017 by Seth Mullendore
Impending changes to net metering policies and utility rates could drastically reduce the value of solar bill savings for commercial ratepayers in California. For affordable housing properties, the changes could translate into a 50 percent loss in solar savings.
|Use Solar+Storage in California to Prevent Future Outages –Learn from The East
May 1, 2017 by Lewis Milford
With its recent massive power outage, people in San Francisco now know what it’s like to live on the East Coast.
|Small Community Saves Big with Energy Storage
April 14, 2017 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
The little town of Sterling, MA is getting a lot of attention these days. Not only has the Sterling Municipal Light Department won awards for its new solar+storage microgrid, the town is getting visitors from Germany, Japan, Norway and many other countries.
|Bringing the Benefits of Solar+Storage to Low-Income Communities: A Guide for States and Municipalities
March 31, 2017 by Todd Olinsky-Paul
The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) has published a new report to help state and municipal energy agencies support the development of solar+storage in LMI communities.
|Resilient Power Leadership Grants Help Low-Income Communities Access Solar+Storage Solutions
March 30, 2017 by Maria Blais Costello
Clean Energy Group announces grant recipients in a pilot program to increase community-based organizations’ implementation of resilient power technologies.