Tag Archives: renewable energy

ccas vs green power vs community solar

Community solar vs. CCAs vs. green power plans: comparing alternative electricity options

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At EnergySage, we get a lot of questions about alternative ways to support renewable energy without putting solar panels on your roof. One of the easiest ways to do so is buying electricity from someone other than your utility company. But there are a lot of options out there, each one surrounded by a good deal of misinformation and jargon, making it somewhat difficult to weigh the pros and cons of each.

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solar news roundup

Solar news: January 22, 2021

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In this week’s solar news round-up, we discuss the performance of the renewable energy market in 2020 and a new project in Hawaii which will help the state realize its goal of having 100% renewable energy by 2045. 

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Solar news: January 8th, 2021

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Happy New Year! In this week’s Solar News Roundup, we’ve got two promising stories from our home state of Massachusetts about how the state plans to keep ambitiously tackling climate change.

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Solar news: December 11th, 2020

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In this week’s Solar News Roundup, New York’s pension fund begins fossil fuel divestment, and a new study in New England reveals more than $1 billion in savings thanks to local solar power.

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Solar news: October 16th, 2020

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In this week’s Solar News Roundup, the IEA’s World Energy Outlook report paints a positive picture for solar around the world, and New York commits to 70 percent renewables by 2030.

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Solar news: September 18th, 2020

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In this week’s Solar News Roundup, Facebook announces a new net-zero emissions commitment, and a look back at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the solar industry so far this year.

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long duration storage

Long duration storage: what you need to know 2020

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As states and cities throughout the country embrace the renewable energy transition, setting and committing to 100 percent clean energy targets, one crucial gap remains in ultimately meeting those targets: how do you stretch the production from renewable resources like wind and solar to keep powering the country even when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing? Enter long duration storage, the promising broad category of technologies that can fill this gap.

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corporate renewable procurements

Corporate renewable energy procurement: an overview

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In today’s current era of renewable energy targets, action is not just limited to political entities such as the federal government, states or individual cities. In fact, many corporations are getting in on the act by promoting corporate sustainability programs or contracting directly with renewable energy developers to build solar and wind farms specifically for their company. As the solar and wind industries continue to grow, corporate renewable procurement and targets will play a substantial role in driving renewable energy to greater and greater heights.

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