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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

March 03, 2014

Wouldn’t it be cool to stop at your local farm stand and pick up some free-range electricity along with the free-range eggs? If you’ll forgive the clumsy analogy, that’s the thinking behind the New Hampshire Solar Garden: use the “buy local” ethos to spur more photovoltaic energy in New Hampshire. “The idea is to have more of a community connection within this confusing policy about a regulated utility,” said Andrew Kellar concerning his new company, based in Stratham.

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March 03, 2014

The Iowa Utilities Board has opened a notice of inquiry proceeding to gather information related to policy and technical issues associated with distributed generation, which is an approach that employs various technologies for power generation closer to the point of

March 03, 2014

On February 20, the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission (PUC) issued proposed rules to amend the state’s portfolio standard, interconnection and net metering rules through a single rulemaking proceeding. The proposed changes to the existing regulations include, but are not limited

 

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