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New York’s REV Program May Be the Future of Power Grids

Utility companies should evolve with technology and consumer demand, says Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy & Finance for New York and the Chair of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Board. As an innovative step toward the future, Kauffman designed New York State’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) program, which may…

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Considers Community Choice Aggregation

Using virtual meetings as a resource, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees is set to address community Choice Aggregation (CCA) programs for Long Island communities during its May 20 meeting. In compliance with New York State’s social distancing mandates during the COVID-19 pandemic, LIPA meetings will be conducted via live streamed teleconferencing.…

4 Ways to Save Energy while you “STAY-AT-HOME.”

Not surprisingly, residential energy use has increased with the stay-at-home orders that have been issued throughout the country. Whether it’s repeatedly opening the refrigerator to see if there’s anything new to eat, keeping laptops charged, or powering your kids game system, residents have seen a bump in energy bills. Some states, such as New York,…

Energy Use Shifts to Residential during COVID- 19 Pandemic

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone across the globe has altered just about everything from work schedules to shopping habits and schooling to socializing. Now, the effect on energy use has also become apparent: Energy use is shifting to residential consumption with overall use down. One regional example of how energy use has shifted is…

Important Message from Good Energy Re. Covid-19

Due to the COVID-19 crisis many state and local governments in the areas we serve have declared a state of emergency. These unfortunate events have led local and state regulators to invoke necessary actions to keep citizens safe during this unprecedented time. Some consumers of energy, including natural gas and electricity, may find it even…

Message Re. COVID-19

As communities and clients we serve feel the increased impact of the COVID-19 virus, Good Energy believes it’s important to share the steps we are taking to keep our customers and employees safe and healthy. For Good Energy, the safety of our customers and employees is paramount. We are monitoring updates from the World Health…

Renewables to Power Half of Grid by 2050

Because of decreasing renewable energy technology prices, half of the world’s power will be generated through wind and solar generation, according to BloombergNEF’s report New Energy Outlook 2019. London-based BloombergNEF is a leading provider of primary research on clean energy, advanced transport, digital industry, innovative materials, and commodities. The company’s annual New Energy Outlook report…

U.S. Wind, Solar PPA Prices Decrease

Prices of wind and solar power are trending down in U.S. markets, according toLevelTen Energy’s Q1 2019 PPA Pricing Index. LevelTen Energy Inc., a commodity trading advisor based in Seattle, Washington, publishes the quarterly PPA Pricing Index. The power purchase agreement (PPA) offer averages prices submitted through the LevelTen Marketplace for wind and solar projects…

Forbes Article Examines Electric Vehicle Environmental Friendliness

Regardless of the source of electricity, electric vehicles (EVs) produce fewer emissions during their lifetime than fossil fuel-powered vehicles, according to a recent in-depth article on Forbes.com. Written by James Ellsmoor, cofounder and director of Solar Head of State, an international nonprofit working with governments in the Caribbean and Pacific islands to raise awareness of renewable…

China, U.S. Top Renewable Energy Attractiveness Rating

China leads the most recent Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index(RECAI) with the United States and Germany in second and third places, respectively. China has been in the top spot the past three years. The United States and German supplant India in the rankings, which is now fourth. RECAI is published biannually and ranks 40 countries based…

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