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NEW YORK STATE ANNOUNCES PASSAGE OF ACCELERATED RENEWABLE ENERGY GROWTH AND COMMUNITY BENEFIT ACT AS PART OF 2020-2021 ENACTED STATE BUDGET

Will Advance Renewable Energy, Drive Statewide Economic Growth and Create Jobs as Part of Governor Cuomo’s Nation-Leading Climate Agenda

New, First in The Nation Office Will Streamline Process for Environmentally Responsible and Cost-Effective Siting of Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects Across the State

Establishes Critical Tools for Achieving the State Mandate to […]

BRIEF NEWS UPDATE: EIA’s Year-End 2019 Data

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN

EIA’s 2019 YEAR-END ENERGY REPORT:

DRIVEN BY STRONG SOLAR AND WIND GROWTH, U.S. PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF RENEWABLE ENERGY INCREASE SLIGHTLY IN 2019

CO2 EMISSIONS FROM ENERGY USE DIP AND FALL BACK TO 2017’s LEVEL

The production of domestic […]

A Vote for Sanders is a Vote for Our Renewable Future

by Paul Gipe, Feb. 12, 2020

This spring Germans will celebrate the 20th anniversary of a groundbreaking policy that launched a renewable energy revolution in the country. Critics at the time said it couldn’t be done. They were wrong. Today Germany produces nearly 50% of its electricity from wind, solar, and other renewables, creating hundreds […]

Register for the Upcoming Webinar on Hot Water Thermal Energy Storage

The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office (BTO), within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, is hosting a webinar entitled, “Thermal Energy Storage: Hot Water Thermal Energy” on Thursday March 19, 2020, at 3:00 PM E.T. This is the second webinar in a three-part webinar series designed to engage stakeholders to identify […]

Non-Hydro Renewables Grew 8.5% & Provided 11.6% of U.S. Electricity in 2019 as Small-Scale Solar Expanded 18.6%

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN: Brief News Update

EIA’s 2019 YEAR-END REPORT:

ELECTRICITY FROM NON-HYDRO RENEWABLES INCREASED BY 8.5%,

PROVIDED 11.6% OF TOTAL U.S. PRODUCTION SOLAR EXPANDED 14.9% – WIND GREW BY 10.1%

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) accounted for 18.2% […]

VT Action Alert: Support Local Renewables TODAY!

Dear Friends,

We need your quick help to propel climate solutions and lower energy costs in Vermont.

Click here and in less than one minute, you can send a free postcard to your legislators and the Governor sharing your support for local renewable energy and resiliency in Vermont and urging them to take meaningful local […]

Vermont: Sign on to Support 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

Renewable Energy Standards (RES) require our utility companies to get a certain amount of the energy they generate or sell from renewable sources like wind and solar. In Vermont, our RES requires the state to source 75% of our energy from renewable sources by 2032 and limits local renewable generation to just 10% of the […]

Stop the Albany Loop Pipeline/E37 Events Feb. 6 from Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline in Albany, NY

WHAT: Attend the NYS Public Service Commission Meeting & observe delivery of the “Stop the Albany Loop Pipeline/E37” Oppositional Organizational Letter to Governor Cuomo and Public Service Commission. WHERE: Empire State Plaza, Albany, Concourse Level Entrance of Agency Building 3 WHEN: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 10:00 am Followed by: WHAT: Attend the “Stop […]

Efficiency Vermont’s EEN Contractor Spotlight: Integrated Solar Applications

Interview with Katrina Wilson, Vice President of Operations and Sales

Katrina Wilson, Integrated Solar Applications

Green Energy Times Staff

1. What is your area of expertise?

As designers and installers of solar and heat pump systems, our expertise is getting to know our customers and their homes, while we discuss their needs […]

Reader Op-ed: “Green-washing” Gas

Vermont Gas Systems leads the way

H. Clattenberg

A November 14th press release from Vermont Gas Systems (VGS) trumpeted a bold new initiative: “VGS Targets Elimination of Greenhouse Gas Emis-sions by 2050.”¹ It sounds revolutionary and wonderful. The poser, though, is how can VGS eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from its product, which is essentially pure […]