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Community Microgrids – A Tool for Adaptation or Mitigation?

This explainer is the third part of a series by Sara Harari and Nate Grady on how microgrids are being used to transform the electrical grid. As climate change becomes the new reality, policymakers must decide how to invest limited resources in advanced technology and infrastructure. At the heart of...

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Long Island Boosts Credit Offered to Community Solar Developers

New York’s Long Island Power Authority upped the incentives offered to community solar projects in its territory, providing some concessions to solar developers but ultimately falling short of what the industry said it needed to provide the certainty to finance projects there.
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State Pollinator-Friendly Solar Initiatives

Seven states – Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, South Carolina, and Vermont – have enacted legislation to promote pollinator-friendly solar development. A new white paper by the Clean Energy States Alliance provides an overview of these state efforts and offers suggestions for what other states can do to promote solar while also creating or preserving healthy habitats for pollinators.
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2020 Outlook: Utilities Will Be Pushed to Further Embrace Distributed Energy Resources

Now, in states from New York to California, the focus of the conversation has moved from: How can utilities weather the shift toward distributed energy without suffering big losses? to: How can utilities, their customers and the electric grid as a whole best harness the benefits of distributed energy resources?

New York Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 6.50 / 8
Score 14.00 / 20
Score 8.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
84 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
47 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
29 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC

of people in New York support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2019.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 13,412,934 of 15,471,048 adults)

last updated 7/01/2020

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