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.

Exemplary State Programs Continue Progress in Clean Energy with New Technologies and Markets
June 19, 2018 by Maria Blais Costello

The winners of CESA’s 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards continue a tradition of innovation and practical solutions.

Photo by Ryan McKnight, via Flickr.
FERC 841 Opens Markets to Energy Storage
April 10, 2018 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

Last month’s FERC order 841 was hailed by some as a watershed moment in energy storage history, but the devil’s in the implementation.

Solar+Storage Offers Hope as Irma and Harvey Plunge Much of the Southeast into Darkness
September 25, 2017 by Seth Mullendore

The 2017 hurricane season is forcing many communities and states to once again focus on disaster preparedness and the critical role of resilient power during emergencies.

Energy Storage Is the Next Clean Energy Revolution
November 2, 2016 by Lewis Milford, Seth Mullendore

The next wave of America’s clean energy revolution is all about energy storage. A recent study from Massachusetts showed how states might lead the way.

From Oil to Offshore Wind
June 20, 2016 by Lewis Milford

If U.S. oil companies stop drilling for more oil, as climate activists want, what would they do to keep their shareholders happy and solvent? Maybe they could repower the American electric industry with offshore wind.

New York Utilities, Solar Developers Partner to Solve Net Metering
April 29, 2016 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

Some utilities’ opposition to the so-called free ridership of solar customers, and the related downward pressure on the value of net metering, has become an oft-repeated headline. But this month, utilities and solar developers in New York pioneered a new, cooperative approach to the issue that deserves close attention.

Supreme Court to Decide on Demand Response
May 4, 2015 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

This week, the US Supreme Court agreed to review a ruling by a lower court holding that FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has no jurisdiction to regulate demand response markets run by ISOs and RTOs.

CEG’s Natural Gas Strategy: Squaring Natural Gas With Climate Protection
February 26, 2014 by Lewis Milford

A few weeks ago, Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) announced it had reached a settlement with the owners of a new 630 MW natural gas plant in Salem, Massachusetts.

The End of the Electric Utilities? The Industry Thinks So Too
July 23, 2013 by Lewis Milford

Will electric utilities go the way of black rotary-phones and daily print newspapers, squeezed out by technology innovation, competition, stranded capital costs, and consumers wanting to make their own electric power? If you said yes, you are not alone.