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December 2015 Newsletter

December 21, 2015

Topics Include:

  • Residents rally behind the Hunters Point Community Microgrid Project
  • Campaign to fix Transmission Access Charges (TAC) gains support
  • New report: Tax implications of distributed generation policies
  • Featured event: Grid Modernization Forum
  • Featured event: Solar Power Colorado
  • Featured event: Microgrid Markets Summit East

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September 2015 Newsletter

September 30, 2015

Topics Include:

  • Viable solar sites assessed for the Long Island Community Microgrid Project
  • The debate over NEM 2.0 continues in California
  • Improving cost certainty for distributed generation
  • Local renewables being hit with a hidden transmission fee
  • Clean Coalition awarded contract for D.C. microgrid
  • Upcoming Webinar: Community Microgrid methodology
  • Job opening: Community Microgrid Systems Engineer
  • Op-ed: On Long Island, a smarter, more resilient power system
  • Featured Event: Distributed Wind All-States Summit
  • Featured Event: Energy Storage North America
  • Featured Event: L.A. Mayoral Housing, Transportation, and Jobs Summit
  • Featured Event: Grid of the Future Summit

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June 2015 Newsletter

June 24, 2015

Topics Include:

  • Long Island Community Microgrid Project kicks off, receives NY Prize funding
  • Siting solar in distribution grids
  • Palo Alto continues effort to spur local renewable generation
  • FERC adopts our recommendations for improved interconnection transparency
  • Creating a sustainable, robust solar market in Alameda
  • Featured event: Solar Power International 2015
  • Featured event: energy storage lunch seminar

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March 2015 Newsletter

March 25, 2015

Topics Include:

  • Strengthening the grid with Community Microgrids
  • New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision moves ahead
  • Evolving net energy metering in California
  • Indiana utility gets approval to expand its feed-in tariff
  • Fifth and final tranche of CLEAN L.A. Solar opens
  • Supporting Los Angeles Business Council’s 2015 Sustainability Summit
  • Featured event: Energy and Sustainability Summit 2015

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December 2014 Newsletter

December 17, 2014

Topics Include:

  • California plans for distributed resources
  • Upcoming webinar: The future of solar-storage systems
  • Indiana utility proposes expansion of its voluntary feed-in tariff
  • Clean Coalition brings policy leadership to Dynamic Grid Council
  • A big lesson from a small town
  • Community Microgrid future coming to New York
  • Net Zero Energy for Palo Alto
  • Realizing the benefits of advanced inverters
  • Featured Event: Solar Power Generation 2015

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September 2014 Newsletter

September 24, 2014

Topics Include:

  • Planning the grid to optimize distributed energy resources
  • Settlement agreement to expand the use of demand response in California
  • Tucson Electric Power launches pilot program to own rooftop solar
  • More local renewable energy coming to California
  • A Community Microgrid for Long Island
  • Distribution Resource Plans move forward in California
  • Bringing cost-certainty to the interconnection process
  • Featured events: LABC’s 2014 Mayoral Summit & Forum 20/20

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June 2014 Newsletter

June 10, 2014

Topics Include:

  • U.S. Virgin Islands adopts feed-in tariff to increase renewable energy generation
  • Palo Alto CLEAN attracts local solar on City-owned properties through an innovative market approach
  • Planning the grid for distributed energy resources
  • The power of local energy
  • Featured event: PV America

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March 2014 Newsletter

March 27, 2014

Topics Include:

  • Clean Coalition sees interconnection wins in Rule 21 Proposed Decision
  • Palo Alto wants solar on its City-owned properties
  • Leading California on renewables integration
  • CLEAN Program Update: Strong demand for more local solar in L.A. and Fort Collins
  • California takes the next step toward implementing advanced inverter standards
  • Announcing the Interconnection Action Campaign
  • Developing strong Green Tariff Shared Renewables Programs for California
  • Hunters Point Project recognized at Solar Power Generation USA
  • Supporting CLEAN L.A. Solar and the LABC Sustainability Summit
  • Featured event: Power Industry Transformation Summit

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December 2013 Newsletter

December 17, 2013

Topics Include:

  • New FERC rule incorporates Clean Coalition recommendations to streamline interconnection nationwide
  • New York utility leading the transition towards a distributed energy future
  • SB 1332 CLEAN Program met with considerable demand
  • New California law sets grid planning precedent
  • A model for clean community power
  • Guiding California towards a modern, dynamic grid
  • Stanford Professor Mark Z. Jacobson joins Board of Advisors
  • Clean Coalition partners with Power Over Energy

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September 2013 Newsletter

September 26, 2013

Topics Include:

  • Utilities leverage CLEAN Programs as part of a plan to bring nearly one gigawatt of new solar capacity online
  • New resource to open the wholesale distributed generation market segment
  • California Legislature passes distributed generation bills
  • New PG&E policy will significantly reduce interconnection costs
  • Flattening the Duck (Chart) into a Halibut
  • DG+IG project to transform a San Francisco neighborhood
  • Advanced inverters: providing voltage regulation where it is needed most
  • Featured event: Platts 9th Annual California Energy Market

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