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California Legislature Eyes 100% Clean Energy Target

The California Assembly is expected to vote this summer to establish increased renewable energy targets and set a target of 100% clean energy by 2045. By Marc T. Campopiano, Jennifer K. Roy, Diego Enrique Flores SB 100, Senator Kevin De Leon’s renewable energy bill, would increase California’s already ambitious renewable energy standards by 2030 with … Continue Reading

FERC Narrowly Approves ISO-NE Proposal Regarding State-Sponsored Generation Resources

The split ruling may have broader implications for FERC’s stance toward state-sponsored resources. By Michael J. Gergen, Tyler Brown, and Peter R. Viola The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved ISO New England Inc.’s (ISO-NE’s) two-stage capacity market proposal, Competitive Auctions with Sponsored Policy Resources (CASPR), by a 3-2 vote, with Chairman Kevin McIntyre … Continue Reading

Wholesale Capacity Market in New England Aims to Better Accommodate State-Sponsored Generation Resources

The regional transmission organization’s proposal seeks to reconcile the increasing deployment of state-sponsored subsidized clean energy resources with competitive forward auctions. By Michael Gergen and Tyler Brown Proposed New Auction Process in New England The ISO New England Inc. (ISO-NE), the regional transmission organization serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont has filed proposed … Continue Reading

New Brookings Report Puts Spotlight on State Clean Energy Funds as Future Source for Clean Energy Finance and Economic Development

By Daniel Scripps A new report (pdf) from the Brookings Institution discusses the nearly two dozen  state-level clean energy funds (CEFs) that have invested in clean energy projects and concludes that CEFs hold out great promise for the continued design and implementation of “bottom up,” decentralized clean energy finance solutions and economic development.  The report … Continue Reading
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