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NREL Releases Roadmap for State, Local Bulk Purchasing Programs for Solar PV

Following the success of a solar bulk purchasing program pioneered by residents of Portland, Oregon and spreading to communities across the country, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a roadmap for state and local leaders who wish to launch their own campaigns. Continue reading

New York Gov. Cuomo Promotes Energy Efficiency, Solar, Green Manufacturing

Last week, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a range of clean-energy and environmental initiatives, including a $450 million investment aimed at reducing energy use in state buildings by 20 percent over four years. Continue reading

Massachusetts Program Targets Solar Development in Local Communities

Seventeen Massachusetts communities have been selected to participate in the 2012 Solarize Mass Program, which helps residents and business owners adopt solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. The program aims to assist the state in reaching Gov. Deval L. Patrick’s goal of installing 250 megawatts (MW) of solar power by 2017, said an April 12 press release from the Massachusetts Executive office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Continue reading