wind and solar

Bold announcements highlight importance of distributed renewables and transmission lines

Even though a recent New York Times article attempted to pit large-scale renewable energy development against distributed renewable energy development, clean energy insiders know that both avenues are being pursued and will be needed in order to deliver a future powered by renewable energy.

New York creates $5M fund for communities facing fossil fuel power plant closures

Yesterday, New York State announced $5 million for the Just Transition Site Reuse Planning Program to help communities facing fossil fuel power plant closures with site reuse planning and support.

New York State offers $200 million in port investment funding for offshore wind

New York State announced a plan to activate Port Cortlandt, one of Westchester County's key Hudson River access points, as the state's next offshore wind economic hub, to recover from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 crisis. The...
Business Women

Former NYSERDA CEO Alicia Barton takes the reins at pumped storage company First Light

FirstLight Power, operator of the Northfield Mountain energy storage facility and other hydroelectric, solar and energy-storage assets in Massachusetts and Connecticut, has named Alicia Barton its new chief executive officer, effective Aug. 3. Barton previously served as President and CEO...