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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.

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.

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.

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.

How Microgrids Can Help Hawaii Achieve Grid Resiliency

The U.S. renewable energy industry is focused on Hawaii as the island state takes a pivotal position in advancing clean generation technologies, serving as a test bed of what other states might do as the nation moves rapidly toward more sustainable energy technologies.