October 18, 2018
Recent interviews in the Yale Clean Energy Finance Forum highlight the work of our member agencies across the country:
October 11, 2018
New York is taking its first major step toward reaching the state’s 1.5-gigwatt energy storage target by 2025. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $40 million in funding to support the development of 50 megawatts of storage paired with solar. The incentive program will be targeted toward the commercial and industrial sector and community solar projects, with the aim of reducing barriers such as customer acquisition, identifying project locations, and interconnection. The funding will be offered through the state’s NY-Sun program, with has supported the installation of more than a gigawatt of solar. *Read more...*
September 20, 2018
Connecticut Green Bank and partners create a nonprofit to enhance programs for under-served communities
The Connecticut Green Bank, in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Kresge Foundation, and Hewlett Foundation, has created a new nonprofit entity Inclusive Prosperity Capital to operate some of its programs, while enabling those programs to expand nationally.
September 17, 2018
In mid-September, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) unanimously approved the solicitation of 1100 megawatts of offshore wind capacity. This is the largest single-state offshore wind solicitation to date and will support New Jersey’s goal of 3500 megawatts of offshore wind by 2030.
September 10, 2018
On September 10, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 100[https://www.gov.ca.gov/2018/09/10/governor-brown-signs-100-percent-clean-electricity-bill-issues-order-setting-new-carbon-neutrality-goal/], which raises the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) target from 50 to 60 percent renewable energy by 2030, and commits to 100% zero-carbon electricity by 2045.
August 6, 2018
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