Renewable Energy

 
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.

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Solar Rebates for Multifamily Affordable Housing are Back

It’s an understatement to say CSE is proud to be a central part of the administrative partnership for California’s new Solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program.

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CA Regulations are Hindering Microgrid Development

Historically, municipal and investor-owned utilities have primarily controlled electric services in the U.S. with consumers positioned at end points of complex, interconnected grid systems.

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Don’t Own a Car? The EV Revolution Affects You Too

As a recent college graduate, I’ve noticed that most of my peers are moving to large cities, such as Boston, New York or San Francisco, where cars are not an integral part of daily life. In fact, many residents of these urban areas find that car ownership is more of a hassle than a convenience due to lack of parking availability and heavy traffic.