April 2, 2012
Environment Maryland Research & Policy Center released a new report, *“What Offshore Wind Means for Maryland: Environmental, Economic and Public Health Benefits Across the State,”*[http://www.environmentmaryland.org/reports/mde/what-offshore-wind-means-maryland-environmental-economic-and-public-health-benefits?__utma=1.1603347526.1337178007.1337178007.1337183752.2&__utmb=220.127.116.117183752&__utmc=1&__utmx=-&__utmz=1.1337178007.1.1.utmcsr=renewableenergyworld.com%7Cutmccn=%28referral%29%7Cutmcmd=referral%7Cutmcct=/rea/news/article/2012/05/offshore-wind-making-an-american-industry-part-2&__utmv=-&__utmk=256810891]detailing regional benefits throughout Maryland of clean energy and reduced global warming pollution. *Release date:** *Friday, March 30, 2012
March 23, 2012
DOE Water Power Program Releases Notice of Intent for Wave Energy Generation Device Deployment Opportunity
On Tuesday, March 20, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Program notified potential future applicants of an upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement tentatively titled, “In-Water Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) Device Testing Support.” DOE intends to fund one industry-led project that will deploy and test a WEC device for one year. The device will be deployed at the Navy Wave Energy Test Site facility in Kaneohe Bay on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu.
March 9, 2012
CESA Executive Director Mark Sinclair will be speaking about clean energy financing and innovation at Renewable Energy Alaska Project conference in April! Visit http://bceaconference.com/agenda/[http://bceaconference.com/agenda/] for more details.
March 8, 2012
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February 29, 2012
NY-BEST Applauds the Bipartisan Gibson- Thompson Bill to Foster Advanced Energy Storage Innovation that will Improve the Nation’s Electric Grid
The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST) applauds Congressman Chris Gibson (R-NY) and Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA) forintroducing the Storage Technology for Renewable and Green Energy Act (STORAGE) in the United States House of Representatives today. The bill would provide an investment tax credit for energy storage technologies that would open the market for advanced storage technologies in the United States. A companion bill was introduced in the United States Senate last fall by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Susan Collins (R-ME).
February 28, 2012
TESA, the Texas Energy Storage Alliance, has been actively seeking support from the Texas Legislature, the PUC, and ERCOT stakeholders and staff, to implement policies designed to enable the participation of energy storage resources here in the Lone Star State. As a result, we are happy to report that the Public Utility Commission of Texas has recently taken significant steps toward removing the barriers to entry and encouraging the development of energy storage resources in ERCOT.
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