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.

RENEW Offers Model to Promote Development of New York’s Wind Resources

Following the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) July 1, 2014, supply-side resources Stakeholder Roundtable discussion, RENEW recommended the state move from a model of central procurement for renewable energy certificates (“RECs”) to the distribution utilities becoming counterparties to renewable generators for long term contracts consisting of energy and RECs both at […]

4000 MW of Wind in New England Estimated to Reduce Electricity Costs by $1 Billion

In March 2013, an interim update from ISO New England calculated the annual wholesale electricity cost to consumers (LSE Energy Expense) with 892 MW of wind on the system, which is very close to what is installed today and estimated to produce about 2510 GWh/year, to be $7.955 billion. If all wind resources active in […]

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 […]