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NECEC Releases 2015 Maine Clean Energy Priorities, Holds Third Annual Maine Clean Energy Day

As part of the New England Clean Energy Council’s (NECEC) Third Annual Maine Clean Energy Day, executives representing NECEC member companies visited the Maine State House today to showcase the state’s vibrant clean energy industry and the benefits it provides Maine.    

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2015 Maine Policy Priorities

NECEC's 2015 Maine Clean Energy Policy Priorities. 

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NECEC Statement on Final Connecticut Integrated Resources Plan

NECEC issued the following statement regarding the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) release of its final 2014 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).    

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NECEC Testimony Before the CT Joint Committee on Energy and Technology (copy)

On March 17, NECEC Government Affairs Executive Dan Bosley offered the attached comments on several of the important bills under consideration by the CT Energy and Technology Committee.  

SUPPORTING

  • HB 6838, AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ACCESS TO RESIDENTIAL RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • SB 6020, AN ACT CONCERNING ANAEROBIC DIGESTION
  • SB 928, AN ACT CONCERNING SHARED CLEAN ENERGY FACILITIES
  • HB 7009, AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRIC AND ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLES

SUPPORTING, WITH AMENDMENTS

  • SB 1078, AN ACT CONCERNING AFFORDABLE AND RELIABLE ENERGY
  • HB 6989, AN ACT CONCERNING DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES
  • HB 6990, AN ACT CONCERNING UTILITIES OF THE FUTURE (shell language) 

OPPOSING

  • SB 140, AN ACT REQUIRING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY TO INITIATE A DOCKET REGARDING RATEPAYER SAVINGS UNDER RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAMS
  • HB 6940, AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SHARED CLEAN ENERGY FACILITY PILOT PROGRAM (in favor of SB 928)

 

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NECEC Statement on NYPSC Order in the Reforming the Energy Vision Proceeding

On February 26, 2015, the New York Public Service Commission released its first major order in the REV proceeding. NECEC joined its New York partners Advanced Energy Economy and ACE New York to comment on the so-called "Track One" order, which lays out the basic policy framework for REV and its implementation and sets a timeline for the next phases of the proceeding. 

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NECEC Commends Governors for Effort to Procure Clean Energy

NECEC commends Governors Baker, Malloy and Raimondo for showing great leadership by working together to help address the energy challenges New England faces.

 

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Connecticut 2015 Clean Energy Priorities

NECEC’s priority is to ensure a cleaner, cheaper and more reliable energy future for Connecticut. NECEC stands ready to work with legislators and policymakers to refine proposed bills in the following areas and to implement the recommendations in the Draft 2014 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), where legislation is needed.

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NECEC and top Clean Energy Companies to Hold Third Annual Connecticut Clean Energy Day

As part of the New England Clean Energy Council’s (NECEC) Third Annual Connecticut Clean Energy Day, executives representing NECEC member companies will visit the Connecticut State Capitol tomorrow to showcase the state’s vibrant clean energy industry and the benefits it provides Connecticut. 

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NECEC and E2Tech Letter to Maine PUC RE RFP for Long-Term Contracts

NECEC and its Maine Affiliate E2Tech submitted the following letter regarding MPUC Docket Number 2014-00024 regarding reconsideration of “Request for Proposals for Long-Term Contracts for Capacity Resources and Associated Energy” proceeding through the Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC).

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Mass Solar Coalition Proposes Legislation to Extend Task Force, Ensure Solar Industry Growth in Massachusetts

The Mass Solar Coalition, which is coordinated by New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC), Solar Energy Business Association of New England (SEBANE), Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar, today announced its support for proposed legislation to extend the Net Metering and Solar Task Force report deadline and raise the state’s net metering cap to maintain solar development while the Task Force develops a long-term comprehensive solution to ensure the growth of solar in Massachusetts. 

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