The Hydrogen Hype Bubble May Have Finally Popped
October 28, 2021 by Abbe Ramanan

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation punched a hole in the fossil fuel industry’s hydrogen hype bubble when they denied a Title V Air Permit to NRG Energy’s Astoria Gas Turbine Power Plant, citing the project’s non-compliance with New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.

Photo Credit: Lindsey Dillon, US DOE
Report Shows Strong Solar+Storage Market Growth… And Plenty of Room for Improvement
August 30, 2021 by Seth Mullendore

Interest in pairing solar with battery storage has surged over the past few years, largely driven by concerns about the reliability of the country’s outdated electric grid and the reality of increasingly severe power outages.

Clean Energy Group Announces Retirement of Lewis Milford as President; Seth Mullendore Named to Run Organization
July 13, 2021 by Clean Energy Group

Clean Energy Group announces the retirement of Lewis Milford, its founder and president. His retirement will become effective on December 31, 2021. Seth Mullendore, CEG’s vice-president, has been named as the new Executive Director.

Solar array of Maycroft Apartments. Photo Credit: New Partners Community Solar
Solar+Storage for Critical Services Providers: Barriers and Opportunities
April 28, 2021 by Abbe Ramanan, Marriele Mango

To gain more insight into the barriers of implementing solar+storage in under-served communities, Clean Energy Group conducted a survey of municipalities, community organizations, affordable housing developers, and technical service providers working in low-income communities.

Clean Energy Group Statement on the Nationwide Movement Against Racism
June 8, 2020 by Clean Energy Group

Clean Energy Group stands in solidarity with the national movement to fight racism across the country.

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Preventative Shutoffs are Resulting in a Medical Crisis: Resilient Power Can Help
October 29, 2019 by Marriele Mango

This month millions of people lost power in California. The blackouts were not due to a natural disaster, but rather the result of utilities, primarily Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), intentionally suspending power to hundreds of thousands of customer accounts in across California. Battery storage and solar PV could provide reliable backup power for those affected by the outages.

Photo Credit: Nick Waters, Florida Solar Energy Center.
Solar+Storage Makes Sense for Southeastern Energy Resilience
May 14, 2019 by Marriele Mango, Seth Mullendore

Southeastern utilities have made headlines recently with plans to incorporate battery storage at solar installations across their service territories. It turns out that the communities they serve could greatly benefit from installing solar+storage as well.

Historic, Record-breaking Offshore Wind Lease Auction
December 18, 2018 by Val Stori

Equinor Wind, Mayflower Wind, and Vineyard Wind are the three provisional winners of last Friday’s BOEM competitive wind energy area lease auction.

Northeast Sets Course for Abundant, Affordable Offshore Wind
August 6, 2018 by Val Stori

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
August 3, 2018 by Val Stori

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.