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New York Approves Integrating More DER Into the Grid

New York Approves Integrating More DER Into the Grid

New York Public Service Commission scraps net metering and approves new rates structure to value DER PV Tech, March 10, 2017 The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a new rate structure for distributed energy resources (DER) that is set to more accurately value and compensate for solar, while also boosting energy storage


zHome Sets the Standard for Net Zero Communities in the US

Net Zero Homes Made By Ichijo USA Surpassed Expectations Clean Technica, December 9, 2015. Image credit: z-home.org The first net zero energy townhouse complex in the US was built by Ichijo USA in a collaboration with the Port Blakely community and the City of  Issaquah. It met and even surpassed expectations, and some of the highlights are fascinating:


New York’s REV Initiative is Transforming the Utility Industry

How the REV initiative is changing the way New York utilities do business Utility Dive, July 9, 2015. Image credit: frankieleon Last week investor-owned utilities in New York submitted a raft of innovative “demonstration” projects as a part of the state’s Reforming the Energy Vision initiative. From community solar projects to efficiency marketplaces to microgrids, the

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New York Program Supports Community Solar

New program lets New Yorkers support renewable energy Washington Times, July 20, 2015. Image credit: Unsplash A new program will let New York residents subscribe to local renewable energy projects and get a credit on their utility bills for their portion of the energy produced. Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the Shared Renewables Program last week. The non-profit