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NY to Provide 0% Financing for Energy Efficiency Improvements and Renewable Energy Systems

NYSERDA and the Public Service Commission yesterday announced 0% financing to help stimulate energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy systems, including heat pumps (see the highlit section below) !

On March 27, 2020 over 800 individuals participated in a Webinar, jointly hosted by the Department of Public Service and the New York State Energy Research […]

OP-ED: Crisis = Change by David Blittersdorf, AllEarth Renewables

We are in the beginning of the largest crisis our world has seen in almost a century. COVID-19 has rapidly triggered a human health and economic disaster in our fragile modern society, the likes of which we have never experienced before.

Crises are chaotic and disruptive, but in every crisis there is opportunity for […]

New Solar, Wind & Hydro Capacity Additions Overwhelm Natural Gas in January-February; Renewables Will Provide Over 25% of U.S. Capacity Within Three Years

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LATEST FERC DATA SHOW NEW U.S. RENEWABLE ELECTRICAL GENERATINC CAPACITY

SWAMPING NATURAL GAS THUS FAR IN 2020 OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS,

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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 […]

21 Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects Slated for NYS

Governor Cuomo Announces Details for 21 Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects

To provide clean, affordable energy for New Yorkers

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled the details of the awards for 21 large-scale solar, wind, and energy storage projects in upstate New York, with a total capacity of 1,278 megawatts (MW). These projects will […]

Energy ‘Target Fixation’

David Blittersdorf

This essay originally ran in Green Energy Times in October 2011. Not much has changed in nine years. But as I write this brief introductory paragraph in mid-March 2020, there is a massive change underway as the “Black Swan” event of COVID-19 crashes our bubble economy, forcing the shale oil and gas industry […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]