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  • October 3, 2019

    Clean Energy States Alliance Launches Major Initiative to Advance Solar in Under-Resourced Communities

    US Department of Energy Funds CESA’s Efforts to Scale Up Solar for Low-and Moderate-Income Households

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  • August 26, 2019

    New Jersey's Community Solar Program Makes Solar More Accessible

    This is a guest blog post by Joseph L. Fiordaliso, President, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU), the state agency responsible for regulating our critical utilities—natural gas, electricity, water, telecommunications, and cable—to ensure safe, reliable service at reasonable rates.

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  • July 10, 2019

    New York Sets Ambitious 100% Clean Energy Goal

    With the passage of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act[https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2019/s6599] (CCPA), New York further cements itself as a leader in clean energy.

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  • July 2, 2019

    New Jersey Awards Historic Offshore Wind Solicitation

    In June 2019, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities awarded the state’s first-ever offshore wind contract to Ørsted for a 1100 MW project. This is the single largest offshore wind award in the country. The project is expected to generate $1.7 billion in economic benefits to the state, including the creation of 15,000 jobs. This is a significant step towards meeting New Jersey’s goal of 3500 MW of offshore wind by 2030 and achieving 100% clean energy by 2050. Read more here[https://www.bpu.state.nj.us/bpu/newsroom/2019/approved/20190621.html].

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  • June 15, 2019

    Job Opportunity: Program Associate for Solar Energy

    The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) seeks a Program Associate to work on the organization’s solar energy initiatives, with an emphasis on programs aimed at low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities. The Program Associate will carry out research, writing, data collection, and administrative tasks related to CESA’s solar programs. This is a full-time position based in Montpelier, Vermont, with responsibilities commencing immediately upon selection of the most qualified candidate. The position is currently funded for a period of one year. *Read a full job description here*[about-us/employment-opportunities/].

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  • June 1, 2019

    CESA’s Nate Hausman to Present at Solar Energy Innovation Symposium

    CESA Project Director Nate Hausman will be presenting at the Solar Energy Innovation Symposium in Denver, CO on June 5-7. Nate will be presenting on CESA’s Multistate Initiative to Develop Solar in Locations that Provide Benefits to the Grid[projects/locational-value-of-distributed-energy-resources/]. As part of this project, CESA is working with state agencies in Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Washington, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia to identify locations where solar and other DERs could increase the reliability and resilience of the electric grid. Other presenters will include Carrie Gill (RI Office of Energy Resources), Megan Levy (WI Office of Energy Innovation), and Yohannes Mariam (DC Office of the People’s Counsel).

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