Tag Archives: Energy efficiency

California Legislature Passes Bill Requiring Utilities to Consider Using Distributed Energy Resources and Storage to Meet Peak Demand

Last week, the California Senate and Assembly passed a bill that would require utilities and the California Public Utilities Commission to consider the use of distributed energy resources, energy storage, and grid operational efficiencies to meet peak energy and reliability … Continue reading

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DOE to Fund Tribal Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

Yesterday, May 30, 2017, the Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs announced that it has awarded nineteen Tribes funding to implement renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) projects on tribal lands. In its announcement, DOE … Continue reading

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Virginia Enacts Suite of Clean Energy Legislation

On May 8, 2017, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed eleven energy-related bills at a ceremonial event.  The Governor’s office released a press release describing the legislation as “promot[ing] the use of solar and other renewable energy options and aim[ing] to … Continue reading

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CPP Model Rules are in the Next Administration’s Bucket to Complete (or Scrap)

When EPA submitted its Clean Power Plan Model Trading Rules to the White House Office of Management and Budget for interagency review on November 3, 2016, it was widely expected that the rules would be finalized before the end of … Continue reading

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New York Looks to Encourage Increased Deployment of Distributed Energy Resources

A newly released staff report from the New York State Department of Public Service (NYDPS) proposes to increase the penetration of solar, wind, battery storage, and other consumer-driven technologies in New York through efforts to better quantify the value these … Continue reading

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