Hawai’i PUC Releases Renewable Procurement Policy Evaluation
Published in January, the Hawai’i Public Utilities Commission (PUC) report, Evaluation of Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Policy and Procurement, aims to provide a foundational analysis on the estimated economic costs and benefits of Hawaii’s various renewable energy procurement programs, which include the state’s net metering program, feed-in tariff, and competitive bidding framework for large-scale energy generation. This initial report is considered the first phase of a larger effort.
Solar America Cities Technical Outreach National Outreach To Launch Summer ’10; IREC’s on the ICLEI Team
On April 13, 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $10 million in funding over 5 years for two organizations to help accelerate the adoption of solar energy among local governments. The selected organizations, the International City-County Management Association (ICMA), and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, will conduct outreach to thousands...