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News and Policies, State

New Jersey Finalizes Transitional Solar Incentives, Giving Industry Price Certainty

March 10, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

New Jersey will offer a flat 15-year price for its Transition Renewable Energy Certificates, the program designed to carry the state from its successful legacy incentive program to its next, more moderate scheme. In an order issued on Monday, the […]


News and Policies, State

Cutting Emissions With Stronger California Climate Policies Could Spark A $7 Billion Economic Opportunity

March 4, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

California is a global leader in the clean energy transition, with some of the world’s most ambitious decarbonization policies. But even the Golden State, which met its 2020 greenhouse gas emission reduction target four years early, should be doing more. […]


News and Policies, State

Port of Seattle supports state-wide low carbon fuel standard in Washington, US

March 3, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

The Port of Seattle in the US state of Washington has supported the state-wide implementation of a low carbon fuel standard. The Port of Seattle Commission and executive director Stephen Metruck sent a letter to the Senate Environment, Energy and […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Duke Energy Florida installs 1 millionth solar panel

February 25, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Duke Energy Florida plans to install a significant amount of additional solar energy over the next 10 years across the state. Duke Energy Florida will have a total of almost 515 MW of solar under construction or operating by mid-2020. […]


News and Policies, State

New York Power Grid Proposes Adding Carbon Costs To Market Prices For Electricity

February 20, 2020

Via: Forbes

The tension between aggressive state-level carbon reduction goals and wholesale competitive electricity markets looks like it may to come to a head in 2020. Connecticut is expressing displeasure with the New England grid operator concerning some natural gas plants it […]


News and Policies, State

Washington State Intends To Be The Clean Energy State And Nuclear Is Key

February 4, 2020

Via: Forbes

While many states have announced they want to be net-zero carbon by 2040 or so, Washington State is likely to achieve it. Of course, it helps that we already have the lowest carbon footprint of any state in the Union. […]


News and Policies, State

How Even Stronger California Climate Policies Could Spark A $7 Billion Economic Opportunity

January 27, 2020

Via: Forbes

California is a global leader in the clean energy transition, with some of the world’s most ambitious decarbonization policies. But even the Golden State, which met its 2020 greenhouse gas emission reduction target four years early, should be doing more. […]


News and Policies, State

PG&E Gets $470 Million Tax Deduction For Fire Settlements

January 21, 2020

Via: Forbes

As bankrupt utility PG&E settles its fire liabilities, are taxes involved? You bet. A new regulatory filing says that PG&E’s $1.68 billion settlement agreement with California over wildfires could save the utility $470 million in taxes. Nearly all the wildfire […]


News and Policies, State

Solar generation increases in Hawaii

January 20, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Three solar arrays built by Clearway Energy Group totalling 110 MW and Hawaiian Electric’s West Loch solar array producing 20 MW came online on Oahu, Hawaii, in 2019. In addition, nearly 3500 new systems across Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui […]


News and Policies, State

Pattern Energy to repower Gulf Wind facility in Texas

January 17, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Repowering the Gulf Wind facility will consist of removing the current wind turbines and replacing them with 118 new Siemens Gamesa SWT-2.3-108 turbines, which have 108m blades on 80m towers. The new wind turbines will generate 271 MW of capacity. […]


News and Policies, State

New York Planning 1GW-Plus Offshore Wind Solicitation in 2020

January 9, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

New York confirmed plans to issue its second solicitation for offshore wind farms this year, expected to add at least 1 gigawatt to the state’s pipeline. The upcoming solicitation, to be overseen once again by the New York State Energy […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, State

New Jersey Backs 45 Community Solar Projects

December 23, 2019

Via: Power Magazine

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) on Dec. 20 announced it has approved 45 applications in the first year of its Community Solar Energy Pilot Program. The NJBPU in a statement Friday said the projects, with total generation […]


News and Policies, State

PSC Ensures Growth of Renewable Energy Resources to Combat Climate Change

December 16, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

The Public Service Commission today (12/12) acted to further promote the growth of renewable energy sources in New York by adopting a measure to consolidate the utility bills of Community Distributed Generation (CDG) customers. Consolidated billing will lower consumer costs […]


News and Policies, State

New York State approves sale of E15 fuel

December 6, 2019

Via: PetrolPlaza

The New York Department of Agriculture and Markets has approved E15 sales within the state. The move will soon open the nation’s fourth largest gasoline market to sales of the fuel blend. The rulemaking comes nearly a nine years after […]


News and Policies, State

Will Prior Decisions On Natural Gas Pipelines Come Back To Haunt The Governors Of New York And Pennsylvania?

November 25, 2019

Via: Forbes

Two Northeast Governors face reckonings over decisions made by their administrations on natural gas pipelines. These decisions could not have been more different, but the fallout from pipeline politics now threatens both of them. In Pennsylvania, word recently leaked out […]