Long Island Solar Farm – How Public/Private/Federal Partnerships Can Make Big Things Happen
April 2, 2012 by Maria Blais Costello

In early 2012, the Long Island Solar Farm, located in Upton, NY on Long Island, was given the Renewable Energy World’s “Excellence in Renewable Energy – Reader’s Choice Award.”

New CESA Report – “Designing the Right RPS”
March 22, 2012 by Warren Leon

The renewable portfolio standard (RPS) has become the most important policy mechanism for advancing renewable energy in the United States.

Manhattan Institute Flunks Energy Policy 101
March 7, 2012 by Lewis Milford, Warren Leon

Last week, the Manhattan Institute issued a report that pretends to be a serious analysis of the impact of renewable energy on electricity prices.

The Growing Pains of Small Wind: Part II
January 24, 2012 by Elizabeth Rubado

2011 was a tough year for small wind incentive programs. Over the past 12 months, California, Oregon, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Minnesota all experienced some kind of suspension or significant reduction of their incentives for wind turbines.

Funding Growth: State Clean Energy Funds Can Help Invent the Future
January 12, 2012 by Lewis Milford

These are tough times for the dream of clean energy and green jobs.

The Growing Pains of Distributed Wind
December 11, 2011 by Elizabeth Rubado

The small and mid-scale wind industry is in a unique place in its development: it’s past the stage of an emerging market, but not-yet-fully fledged. And as many states have been discovering, this phase of the industry is full of growing pains.

States Take the Lead in Supporting Marine Energy Technology
August 18, 2011 by Jessica Morey

On Monday, August 15th, representatives from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, UMass Dartmouth, Massachusetts senate and the New England Marine Renewable Energy Center, marked the completion of the state’s first in-ocean tidal turbine test.

Group Buying the New Thing in Residential Solar – and Beyond?
August 17, 2011 by Anne Margolis

Last year, CESA gave Energy Trust of Oregon a 2010 State Leadership in Clean Energy (or SLICE) Award for its Solarize Portland program.

Fuel Cells for Supermarkets
August 12, 2011 by Warren Leon

Supermarkets are turning out to be an important early market for stationary fuel cells.

Clean energy jobs are growing much faster than the rest of the economy; state policies are at the center of that growth
July 20, 2011 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford

Last week, our friends at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program released an important report assessing the size and growth of the clean economy, “Sizing the Clean Economy: A National and Regional Green Jobs Assessment.”