Monthly Archives: October 2012

Fall 2012 Small Wind Newsletter

Fall 2012 Small Wind Newsletter

The IREC Interview: Wind Advocate Paul Gipe

Paul Gipe is an author, advocate and renewable energy industry analyst. He has written extensively about renewable energy for both the popular and trade press. His most recent book is “Wind Energy Basics: A Guide to Home- and Community-scale Wind

Updated Web­-Based Tool Examines Best Use of Incentive Dollars for On­site Wind

New York and Massachusetts increase rank while California and Vermont scale back Comparing the combined impact of state and federal policies for small‐scale wind is now easier thanks to a recent facelift of the Distributed Wind Policy Comparison Tool, available

The 9th Annual Small Wind Conference Is Now Open for Business

Mark your calendars: the 9th Annual Small Wind Conference will be held June 18 – 19, 2013 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.  This pivotal event brings together small wind installers, manufacturers, dealers and distributors, supply chain stakeholders, educators, public benefits program

NEW YORK: NYSERDA issues RFP

NYSERDA recently announced the availability of approximately $13.8 million in incentives to encourage the installation of end-use wind energy systems for residential, commercial, institutional or government use. The incentives, of up to $400,000 per site/customer, will be paid to Eligible

VERMONT: Clean energy development funds available for renewable energy

The Clean Energy Development Fund recently announced that its board has approved the allocation of an additional $1.25 million to support the installation of solar photovoltaic, solar thermal and small wind energy projects for homeowners, communities, and businesses across Vermont

PENNSYLVANIA: Wind for Schools Project Celebrates its First Wind Turbine Installation and Welcomes Three New Host Schools

The Pennsylvania Wind for Schools project, coordinated by Penn State University, is celebrating its first wind turbine installation at one of its host schools, Northwestern Area School District in Albion, Pennsylvania, just outside of Erie. A cadre of teachers at

News from DSIRE: 10/26/12

  CALIFORNIA – Palo Alto Renovates Solar-Thermal Incentives City of Palo Alto Utilities has offered rebates for solar water heating since 2008. The utility recently overhauled its program by mirroring the recent changes made by the state’s investor-owned utilities to

‘Solar Powering Your Community’ Workshops Power through Southeast and Midwest

By Farleigh Wolfe Renewable Energy Program Officer ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA The Sunshot Solar Outreach Partnership (SolarOPs) just completed two regional solar tours. Each successful half-day “Solar Powering Your Community” workshop provided more than 450 participants with an overview

Employment & Training Competency Model Released for Renewable Energy

The Renewable Energy Competency Model is now available at the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Competency Model Clearinghouse –  Competency Model Clearinghouse – Renewable Energy Competency Model.  DOL’s Employment and Training Administration assembled a group of subject matter experts to develop the

 

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