On Wednesday, August 1st, three Massachusetts electric utilities filed long-term contracts with the Department of Public Utilities for the largest procurement of offshore wind in U.S. history.
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Samantha serves as a Research and Communications Specialist for Clean Energy Group and Clean Energy States Alliance. She assists on communications and research. She also coordinates social media and serves as the webmaster for both organizations. Samantha previously worked as an administrator at Fairewinds Energy Education, a nuclear safety advocacy non-profit in Burlington, Vermont. She has also worked as a research assistant in the environmental studies department at Brown University, where she researched fisheries projects in West Africa and compiled historic climate and fisheries data from southern New England. Samantha graduated cum laude from Mount Holyoke College with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and a minor in French.
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Moving forward on New York Governor Cuomo’s goal to procure 2.4 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030, NYSERDA has launched an RFI to solicit input to inform the development of an RFP for procuring Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Credits.
Massachusetts’ Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage (ACES) grant program was created to jump-start the energy storage industry by piloting innovative, broadly-replicable demonstration projects with multiple value streams, thereby priming Massachusetts for increased commercialization and deployment.
Batteries are beginning to complete head-to-head with natural gas peaker plants, and they’re starting to win.
NYSERDA’s Clean Energy Communities program helps local governments earn recognition and grant funding to demonstrate their clean energy leadership and to implement clean energy actions, save energy costs, create jobs, and improve the environment.
A new release of NREL’s free online tool allows anyone to enter in a building’s information to estimate how much solar+storage capacity would be needed to keep critical loads powered during an emergency.
The winners of CESA’s 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards continue a tradition of innovation and practical solutions.
The opportunities and challenges of developing a cost effective, technically feasible, environmentally responsible offshore transmission network and interconnecting the offshore cables were the topics of the day at the first Offshore Wind Transmission, USA conference last week.
On May 9th, BOEM held its Task Force Meeting for the New York Bight to present an overview of its Call for Information and Nominations, provide updates on recent developments, and seek public input.
California’s recently adopted building standards require solar to be a part of all new residential construction. As the first state to enact such a standard, it’s been lauded as a historic and game-changing event for solar power in the U.S. But some have argued that the new standards don’t go far enough.
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