Solar Energy

October 31st, 2018

The Nellis Air Force Base, named after the distinguished WWII lieutenant, lies at the outskirts of Las Vegas, in the arid expanse of the Nevada desert. The base officially opened in 1941 after the arrival of the first unit—the 79-th Air Base Group. Today, over 12,000 employees work at the base’s various facilities, which cover …

Defense Spotlight: Nellis AFB Leads by Example in Solar Energy Read More

April 20th, 2018

  Prior to 2014, there was virtually no solar industry in the state of South Carolina. Remarkably,  only a few years after then-Governor Nikki Haley signed Act 236,  3,000 jobs have been created. It is a testimony to the unparalleled impact clean energy development can have on a state’s economy—which is why a recent move …

Disappointing Outcome for Solar Industry in South Carolina—At Least for Now Read More

March 30th, 2018

  The Utah State Legislature, which has large Republican majorities in both chambers, recently passed two important bills that will benefit consumers who utilize solar energy.  Republican Governor Gary Herbert then signed both bills into law. Utah Senate Bill 141 allows for an extension through 2020 for a $1,600 tax credit for Utah customers who …

Utah’s State Legislature & Governor Hebert Implement Pro-Consumer Measures Read More

August 17th, 2016

CRES applauds Governor Charlie Baker for his consistent leadership in advancing bipartisan energy and conservation policies that protect our environment and strengthen the Massachusetts economy. In his first term alone, Governor Baker has built an impressive record of leadership on key energy efficiency initiatives. As a co-signer of the Governor’s Accord for a New Energy …

CRES Applauds Gov. Bakers Commitment to Clean Energy Solutions Read More

January 15th, 2016

By James Dozier It was no surprise that national Republicans selected South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to give the response to President Obama’s final State of the Union Address. Beyond Governor Haley’s well-earned placement on numerous presidential contenders’ short lists, she has also been a champion of conservative, business friendly reforms in South Carolina that …

Haley Boosts GOP Energy Read More

November 14th, 2015

As originally published in the Concord Monitor: Here Eight-and-a-half megawatts – enough energy to power approximately 1,000 homes – that’s our goal. That may not sound like a lot, but it would be a historic achievement for New Hampshire and a very big deal for the city of Franklin. Let me explain. In what has become the …

My Turn: In Franklin, solar power is a significant bright spot Read More

July 1st, 2015

Government policies incentivizing renewable energy have made New Hampshire one of the top locations for solar energy companies. As David Solomon’s recent Union Leader article points out, high electric prices increase the potential savings from solar installations, while the state’s renewable energy fund and net metering laws create additional incentives for potential customers. The Granite …

New Hampshire Welcomes Rooftop Solar Firm Read More

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