RENEW

Renewable Energy New England, Inc., is a non-profit association uniting the renewable energy industry and environmental interest groups whose mission involves coordinating the ideas and resources of its members with the goal of promoting and increasing sustainable renewable energy in New England.

Massachusetts Legislation Aims to Secure Gigawatts of Clean Energy Resources

On April 8, 2014, RENEW testified on House Bill No. 3968, An Act relative to clean energy resources, before the Massachusetts General Court’s Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. The legislation enables Massachusetts to participate in the effort of the New England States being developed at this moment to achieve a historic transformation of […]

Governor Malloy Signs Law to Bring Affordable Clean Energy to Connecticut

Governor Dannel P. Malloy today signed legislation that will implement the state’s first ever Comprehensive Energy Strategy. The new law, Public Act 13-303, will expand the benefits of affordable renewable energy for Connecticut electricity customers. In conjunction with the bill signing ceremony, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection issued, pursuant to Section 6 of […]

New England Initiative Can Lead To Integration Of Large Quantities Of Wind Power

The New England states are considering whether to expand large hydropower imports into New England with the New England States Committee on Electricity (NESCOE) anticipating submitting a report on possible options to New England’s governors by the end of the year. According to NESCOE, land-based and offshore wind resources will be largely responsible for meeting […]

RENEW Members Speak at Connecticut Energy Forum

At the June 12th meeting of the Connecticut Power & Energy Society, several RENEW members participated in a panel discussion on the role of wind power in Connecticut’s energy future. The panelists discussed recent legislation in Connecticut and Massachusetts promoting renewable resource development, the environmental benefits of wind power, siting wind plants in Connecticut, and […]

BOEM to Auction Nearly 165,000 Acres Offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts for Wind Energy Development

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau on June 5th announced that BOEM will hold the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The auction, scheduled to take place on July 31, will offer 164,750 acres offshore Rhode […]