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New Report: Implementing “30% by 2030” Renewable Energy Policy Would Generate $13 Billion for PA

Posted by Savannah Gribbins on Feb 1, 2024

Report released as state legislators consider policies to increase the state’s Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS). 

HARRISBURG, PA – More than $13.1 billion could be invested in Pennsylvania over the next seven years, and 129,000 jobs could be created, if policymakers increase the Commonwealth’s clean energy standards in line with Governor Shapiro’s ‘30% renewable energy by 2030’ campaign pledge, according to a new report released today by three business associations, Advanced Energy United, MAREC Action, and American Clean Power Association.

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Topics: State Policy, Press Releases, Pennsylvania, Nathan Willcox, Nick Bibby

New Jersey Approves Two New Offshore Wind Projects, Could Power 1.8 Million Homes

Posted by Savannah Gribbins on Jan 24, 2024

NJ Board of Public Utilities Announces Offshore Wind Solicitation Awards Totaling 3,742 Megawatts 

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities today granted two offshore wind solicitation awards, totaling 3,742 MW of capacity, enough to power 1.8 million homes when fully operational. The BPU announced awards for the Leading Light Wind project from Invenergy and energyRe, and the Attentive Energy II project from TotalEnergies and Corio Generation. Today’s awards were granted as part of New Jersey’s Third Solicitation for Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificates (OREC).

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Topics: State Policy, Press Releases, Offshore Wind, Nathan Willcox, New Jersey

Clean Energy Initiatives Outlined in NY State of the State are Key to Reaching the State’s Energy Goals

Posted by Adam Winer on Jan 9, 2024

Transmission development and ensuring an affordable transition away from natural gasare among the priorities outlined in newplan

ALBANY, NY – Advanced Energy United today highlighted several key proposals within New York Governor Kathy Hochul's State of the State plan—including the end of ratepayer subsidies to expand the state's natural gas system (the “100-foot rule”) and plans to improve the state’s transmission systems—as being key steps to accelerating the transition away from fossil fuels and promoting the swift deployment of renewable energy and heating solutions.

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Topics: Press Releases, New York, Transmission, Nathan Willcox