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March 26, 2014

Source: LaCrosse Tribune Vernon Electric Cooperative (VEC) is bringing community-owned solar to Wisconsin. In partnership with national community solar developer Clean Energy Collective (CEC), VEC will provide any member in its service territory the opportunity to own individual panels in a

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March 20, 2014

Source: Greentech Media Last month, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) published an updated draft of the second phase of its Solar Renewable Energy Credit program (SREC-II), the goal of which is to install 1,600 megawatts of solar photovoltaic projects

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March 19, 2014

A conversation with Craig Clark, interim vice president academic affairs at Alfred State, about how their hands-on, project-based learning translates from the classroom to the workplace, and readies students for careers in the clean energy industry.

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March 19, 2014

The Louisiana Public Service Commission is seeking an expert to study the impact of the solar industry in the state and whether solar providers and customers should be paying more in fees. PSC Chairman Eric Skrmetta called for the study

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March 17, 2014

Nine training organizations and two individual instructors in clean energy were recently awarded the prestigious IREC credential.

March 08, 2014

In February, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said the country’s solar power industry is getting close to becoming a cost-competitive part of a low-carbon economy. “In just the last few years, the U.S. has seen remarkable increases in clean and

March 08, 2014

Hawaii wants to be a test bed for new energy storage technologies and is inviting companies to pilot their pre-commercial technologies at the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology (HOST) Park in Kailua-Kona. Managed by the Natural Energy Lab of Hawaii Authority (NELHA),

March 07, 2014

Grid-scale energy storage is coming to New York City. With the looming closure of the 2-gigawatt Indian Point nuclear reactor, New York City utility Con Edison has submitted a proposal to furnish 100 megawatts of load reduction measures that include energy

March 04, 2014

New renewable energy standards approved by the Garden City Commission in February could generate some interest among property owners looking to save money on electric bills. The renewable energy net metering standards brings the city into compliance with state statutes requiring municipalities to have procedures in place for those who want to interconnect with utility systems.

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March 03, 2014

On March 3, the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) issued an Order Requesting Comments regarding a net metering motion that was recently filed by the North Carolina Stainable Energy Association (NCSEA). In its motion, NCSEA requested that the Commission direct


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