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Community Microgrids – A Tool for Adaptation or Mitigation?

This explainer is the third part of a series by Sara Harari and Nate Grady on how microgrids are being used to transform the electrical grid. As climate change becomes the new reality, policymakers must decide how to invest limited resources in advanced technology and infrastructure. At the heart of this challenge is the debate over adaptation versus mitigation: should we focus our efforts on avoiding the worst effects of climate change (i.e. reducing the amount of greenhouse gasses we release going forward), or should we divide our resources and invest simultaneously on adapting to the most likely effects of...

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State Pollinator-Friendly Solar Initiatives

Seven states – Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, South Carolina, and Vermont – have enacted legislation to promote pollinator-friendly solar development. A new white paper by the Clean Energy States Alliance provides an overview of these state efforts and offers suggestions for what other states can do to promote solar while also creating or preserving healthy habitats for pollinators.
Commentary

2020 Outlook: Utilities Will Be Pushed to Further Embrace Distributed Energy Resources

Now, in states from New York to California, the focus of the conversation has moved from: How can utilities weather the shift toward distributed energy without suffering big losses? to: How can utilities, their customers and the electric grid as a whole best harness the benefits of distributed energy resources?
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Renewable Energy Groups Push New York To Put a Price on Carbon

The Alliance for Clean Energy New York says in a report that putting a price on carbon will help New York meet its aggressive goal of 70% of its electricity coming from wind, solar and other renewable sources by 2030.

New York Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 12.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 8.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
114 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
46 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
29 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
88%

of people in New York support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+4 of the national average)
(est. 11,855,639 of 13,504,083 adults)

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