Renewable Energy

 
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The Meaning of Reliability

Maintaining near 100% reliability in the electric grid continues to rely on ramping up natural gas or coal-fired generating plants during times of peak demand or unexpected shortages. Perhaps it’s time to consider a new reliability—one that provides dependable service through a variety of renewable and low-carbon power generation strategies that dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Exploring Options for Solar PV Permitting and Interconnection

Solar energy is a key component of state and local government objectives to achieve climate action plans, but current permitting requirements for rooftop installations continue to create barriers to low-cost, rapid solar adoption. While nonutility solar supplied only 2.2% of the U.S.

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California Legislation to Strengthen Your Right to Generate Clean Energy

Can you imagine your life as you know it without electricity? We need electricity to perform most jobs, connect us with crucial information, run our infrastructure, communicate with the outside world, receive vital life support from machines and even cook food. In fact, electricity has become so essential to our daily lives that some lawmakers have sought to root the right to generate electricity into existing laws.

State University of New York at Stony Brook
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CSE and Stony Brook University Announce Collaboration for Clean Energy Development

New efforts to spur low-carbon energy innovation

CSE and State University of New York at Stony Brook have established a collaboration to develop joint research and programs to help transition the nation to low-carbon energy technologies and close gaps that hinder alternative and renewable energy adoption.

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CSE’s Push Toward Decarbonization in the Northeast

While California leads the U.S. clean energy transformation toward decarbonization, seven Northeastern states—New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Maine—when combined, rival the Golden State in renewable energy deployment, energy efficiency (EE) and electric vehicle (EV) adoption.

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Could Wood-based Biofuel Production Ameliorate California’s Growing Wildfire Hazard?

The recent destructive and tragic Camp and Woolsey fires demonstrate how dead and dying trees present a considerable hazard throughout California’s backcountry. Read Blog

Clean Energy Generation with SGIP
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City of Escondido Invests in Clean Energy Generation with SGIP Incentive

Residents of Escondido, Calif., in northern San Diego County, will benefit financially and environmentally from a public works project at the city’s wastewater treatment plant that is now turning waste biogas into renewable energy.

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CA Governor Signs Bill Extending Support for Energy Storage

With adoption of Senate Bill 700, California has renewed commitment to distributed energy resources by extending the Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP) for an additional five years and allocating the program up to $830 million.

Partnership Chosen to Ensure Equitable Solar Access for California Multifamily Affordable Housing
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Partnership Chosen to Ensure Equitable Solar Access for California Multifamily Affordable Housing

New $1B program benefits low-income renters and affordable housing providers

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Understanding California’s New 100% Clean Energy Mandate

Now that Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law yet another landmark climate policy, referred to as the “100% clean energy bill,” it’s time to celebrate – but not let our guard down.