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New York Revamps Megawatt Block Solar Incentive Program

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced improvements to NY-Sun’s Megawatt Block incentive program for non-residential and large commercial...
incentives

Incentives Drive U.S. Solar Into Higher Gear: Five Key Findings

As part of Consumer Energy Alliance's (CEA) Solar Energy Future campaign, the organization has released a 2018 update to its 2016 report, "Incentivizing Solar...
renewables

Led By Boston, U.S. Mayors Plan Large-Scale Renewables Initiative

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh has announced plans to issue a request for information (RFI) for competitive pricing of large-scale renewable energy projects for...
education

N.C. Middle Schoolers To Get Hands-On Renewable Energy Education

With the help of First Bank, as many as 200 middle schoolers across seven North Carolina counties will have the opportunity to learn more...
solar

New Solar Coalition Pushes For Bold Goals In New York

A newly formed coalition is calling on Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., to set a bold new goal of powering 1 million New York...
clean energy

Unpacking New Jersey’s Much-Needed New Clean Energy Legislation

On May 23, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed the sweeping clean energy bill S.2314, enacting a law that will transform the renewable energy...
pennsylvania

New Pennsylvania Conservative Energy Forum Seeks Diversified Energy Portfolio

The Pennsylvania Conservative Energy Forum (PennCEF) has commenced operations as an organization comprising conservative individuals, organizations and businesses who want the state to develop...
nj solar

N.J. Governor Signs Landmark Bills To Create Community Solar, Mandate More Renewables

Solar and other clean energy groups are applauding the passage of a New Jersey bill they say will revive the renewable energy industry in...
oklahoma

Norman Becomes First City In Oklahoma To Commit To 100% Clean Energy

On Tuesday, the City of Norman, Okla., committed to transition to 100% clean and renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club, which notes that...
michigan

Michigan Utilities Commit To New Clean Energy Goal

Michigan utilities DTE Energy and Consumers Energy have reached an agreement with Clean Energy, Healthy Michigan to bring more clean energy to Michigan residents. According to...
renewables

CleanChoice Energy Enables Takoma Park Customers To Go Solar

CleanChoice Energy, a company empowering residential and commercial customers to cut emissions and support clean energy, has been chosen by the City of Takoma...
massachusetts solar

The Importance Of Solar Policy Changes In Massachusetts

On Wednesday, more than 100 solar workers from across Massachusetts rallied at the Massachusetts State House to urge the legislature to act in support...