Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Renewable Power News

New York Boosts Zero-carbon, Renewable Goals

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vaulted the state ahead in environmental targets by pledging to erase the state’s carbon footprint by 2040 and nearly quadrupling its offshore wind energy goal to 9 GW by 2035. | NYSERDA

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PJM PC/TEAC Briefs: Jan. 10, 2019

PJM is considering changing interconnection rules to accommodate transmission serving offshore wind generation, RTO officials told the Planning Committee. | General Electric

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Mass. Looks to Double Down on OSW, Clean Goals

Massachusetts is seeking to broaden its already ambitious goals for procuring clean energy and reducing emissions, Department of Energy Resources officials told the Environmental Business Council of New England. | © RTO Insider

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Mass. Inaugurates Clean Peak Standard

Massachusetts electricity suppliers won’t have any trouble this year meeting the state’s new mandate for serving a certain portion of sales with “clean peak” resources. Regulators have set the requirement to zero. | Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

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New York Looks to Expand Energy Programs in 2019

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new energy efforts will build on New York’s energy-related progress over the past year, which included a draft carbon pricing proposal, energy storage programs and new targets for offshore wind and energy efficiency. | © RTO Insider

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PJM PC/TEAC Briefs: Dec. 13, 2018

PJM is reformatting and drafting clarifications to Manual 14B: PJM Region Transmission Planning Process that may impact the RTO’s planning modeling. | © RTO Insider

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Xcel Pledges to Go 100% Carbon Free

Xcel Energy committed to providing its customers with carbon-free energy by 2050, becoming the first large investor-owned utility to make such a pledge. | Xcel, NREL

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