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EIA Reports Increases in Generating Capacity in 2016

According to the Energy Information Administration, in 2016, more generating capacity was added to the U.S. grid than in years past and that by the end of the year wind generating capacity surpassed hydropower capacity. EIA reports that in 2016, … Continue reading

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DOE to Host Webinar on Marine Hydrokinetic Wave Energy Funding Opportunity

The Department of Energy (DOE) will host an informational webinar on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 4:00-5:00 P.M. EDT, regarding its recent marine wave energy Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).  The FOA, issued August 16, 2016, is administered through DOE’s Energy Efficiency … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Enacts Energy Diversity Law

On Monday, August 8, 2016, Massachusetts Governor Baker signed into law legislation aimed at promoting energy diversity within the commonwealth. Highlights of House Bill No. 4568, An Act to Promote Energy Diversity, include the following: The Department of Public Utilities … Continue reading

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FERC and Army Corps of Engineers Take Action to Streamline Non-Federal Hydroelectric Permitting

On July 20, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which they say is aimed at speeding review and approval of hydroelectric applications for non-Federal … Continue reading

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Proposed CEIP Design Details Published in the Federal Register

UPDATED 07.21.2016 with extended comment date. UPDATED 08.25.2016 with new extended comment date. Earlier today, EPA published its Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) Design Details proposal in the Federal Register, triggering the start of the 60-day comment period (deadline August 29 September … Continue reading

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