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Renewable Energy Insights Blog

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Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission Green Lights Grid Modernization Plan, Establishes Performance-Based Incentive Framework For National Grid

USA - September 4 2018 On August 24, 2018, the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission (“PUC”) adopted an amended settlement in the Narragansett Electric Company (“National…

Government Records Significant Victory in Alta Wind

USA - August 7 2018 On July 27, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an opinion reversing the decision of the Court of Federal Claims in Alta…

White House Memo May Indicate Future Coal and Nuclear Subsidies

USA - June 28 2018 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) members on June 19, 2018, affirmed their commitment to regional energy market stability. Their remarks…

Two States Renew Leadership Role in Renewable Energy

USA - May 24 2018 Recently New Jersey and California took monumental steps to remain nationwide leaders in clean energy. New Jersey increased its Renewable Energy…

From Tech Giants to Small Corporations - It’s a New Era of Renewable Energy Investors

USA - May 11 2018 No longer reserved for tech giants such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook, financial instruments such as synthetic power purchase agreements (PPAs) are…

New Bipartisan Legislation Could Overturn Trump’s 30% Solar Import Tariff

USA - May 1 2018 On April 19th, a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced the “Protecting Solar Jobs Act” (H.R. 5571) in the House Committee on Ways and Means. The…

Wind to Surpass Hydro as Largest Renewable Electricity Generation Source

USA - January 29 2018 While hydroelectric generation has historically been the largest source of renewable electricity generation, the U.S. Energy Information…

Governor Cuomo Announces Climate Change Agenda - Offshore Wind and Energy Storage Stand to Benefit

USA - January 5 2018 In his State of the State speech on January 3, 2018, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an ambitious, multifaceted clean energy and climate…

Trump Administration Narrows the Scope of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

USA - January 3 2018 On December 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) reversed course and issued a Memorandum interpreting the scope of criminal liability…

CPUC: California May Achieve The 50% RPS Goal By 2020, 10 Years Ahead of Schedule

USA - November 16 2017 On Monday, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) released its Renewables Portfolio Standard Annual Report announcing that the State is on…