Historic, Record-breaking Offshore Wind Lease Auction

Equinor Wind, Mayflower Wind, and Vineyard Wind are the three provisional winners of last Friday’s BOEM competitive wind energy area lease auction.
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Batteries Replacing Gas in California, Coal in Colorado and Indiana

How storage will power a low carbon energy transformation has begun to emerge across the country – surprisingly led by utilities in the Midwest and West as they pursue an economic mix of renewables and battery storage to shut down and replace existing fossil-fuel plants.
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The Right to Energy Data – An Emerging Environmental Justice Issue

Free access to energy data should be a basic right in today’s changing regulatory environment.
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Maryland’s New Resiliency Program Could Serve as a Model for Other States

There’s a lot to like about the Maryland Energy Administration’s new $5 million program to support community resiliency hubs powered by solar and battery storage.
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As Hurricane Michael damages the Southeast, Puerto Rico provides lessons on resilient power

In its extraordinary drive to rebound from a historic storm, Puerto Rico’s policymakers have staked a new resilient future that their mainland colleagues would do well to follow.
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Solar+Storage Powers Critical Community Services in Boulder, Colorado

For the City of Boulder, a September 2013 flood emphasized the need for energy resilience as critical to providing emergency services. The city partnered with two leading nonprofit services providers to demonstrate how solar+storage systems can reliably support critical loads during an outage.

Resilient Power On the Rise in Puerto Rico

Members of CEG's Resilient Power Project team traveled to Puerto Rico earlier this month to participate in a conference and meet with local solar+storage developers and nonprofit organizations.

Block Island Offshore Wind Farm Set the Stage for Further Clean Energy Development

In December 2016, Rhode Island became home to North America’s first offshore wind farm with the successful installation and operation of the 30 MW Block Island Wind Farm.

Northeast Sets Course for Abundant, Affordable Offshore Wind

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.

NYSERDA Given Broad Discretion on Crafting Offshore Wind Solicitation—Comments on Developing the RFP Due August 10th

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.