This past week New York’s PSA (Public Service Commission) passed the Governor’s mandate for New York to go to 50% renewables by 2030. Massachusetts approved offshore wind for 1,600 MW of power. Last year Vermont approved a Clean Energy Standard of 75 percent by 2032. One of the more controversial sections of New York’s approval is the inclusion of nuclear power. New York, unlike other major state players continues to subsidize nuclear power. This could be challenged legally in the near future. Read more about this in Renewable Energy World.
This is a video from Nissan which looks at the future of electricity as one continuous grid everywhere. Kind of like community solar model gone wild. It is a fascinating glimpse of what could be. OK, lots of people will be cynical watching the video, but it is the dreamers who initiate changes in civilizations. Watch video here!
While we here in the USA continue to fight for and against renewable energy in our communities, town boards, courts, legislatures, corporations, schools…. our quiet neighbors up north have been developing a renewable energy plan that will perhaps exceed it’s international standards. Read Here!
It’s looking like off shore wind projects are finally taking off. For a while there it wasn’t looking very hopeful. This is great news for the renewable energy industry! Read here for some of the exciting new projects!