Why Utility-Scale Solar Works for Connecticut

Connecticut has some of the highest electricity rates in the nation, and in January they will increase even further. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will soon release the final version of its three-year Comprehensive Energy...

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Connecticut Law Could Curb Solar Development

The Connecticut General Assembly has enacted Senate Bill No. 943, “An Act Concerning the Installation of Certain Solar Facilities on Productive Farmlands” that singles out the least-cost form of solar development by imposing a permitting process established for...

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Massachusetts Clean Energy Victory

This post is by John Rogers who is a senior energy analyst with the Union of Concerned Scientists and a director on the RENEW Northeast board. A few minutes before midnight last night came the news that the Massachusetts legislature passed the omnibus energy bill that...

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Wind Energy Experts Hold ‘Wind Think Tank’ in Maine

The brightest minds in the wind industry — among them, Sen. Angus King — are in town for a two-day American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) summit, discussing how to do wind better. The senator called alternative energy critical pieces to saving the earth....

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Massachusetts Poised to Adopt Clean Energy Legislation

The Massachusetts state legislature is considering a forward--looking bill to further reduce carbon emissions and clean up our air—something all residents deserve. A bi-partisan committee of three representatives and three senators has begun working on a compromise...

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