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Market Monitor – New Rules for Marketing RECs in Connecticut Likely to Impact Current Agreements, Increase Future Prices

Since late 2016, regulators in Connecticut (CT-PURA) have been researching the growing market for renewable or “green” energy products. As a result of that process, conducted under Docket 16-12-29, decisions were made regarding what qualifies as green energy and how the marketing of green energy needed to change. What did the regulators find? Regulators found that most […]

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Market Monitor – Regulators Introduce New Rules for Marketing Renewable Energy Certificates in Connecticut

Starting in late 2016, the regulators in Connecticut (CT-PURA) have been discussing the growing market for renewable or “green” energy products.  As part of that investigation, conducted under Docket 16-12-29, it was decided that what qualifies as green energy and how it is marketed needed to change. What did they find? Regulators found that most […]

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Eversource Energy proposing wind farm off Connecticut coast

Connecticut is joining  New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts in welcoming offshore wind projects to increase their renewable energy production.  The Constitution Wind Project, one of many offshore wind projects proposed to the state, would supply power to 100,000 homes and help reduce the state’s reliance on natural gas for electricity generation. Eversource Energy and a […]

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Here’s how the solar eclipse could affect the US power grid

With solar energy capacity growing around the country, the solar eclipse today presents a unique situation for the US. As the moon blocks out the sun across California, North Carolina, Utah, and other solar-heavy states, total solar generation is expected to plummet to less than 50% of total capacity. On August 21, 2017, parts of […]

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Morning Energy Blog – June 23, 2017

Equities and the Economy: • U.S. stocks end mixed. • Labor market tight. It was a lackluster day yesterday with U.S stocks ending mixed. The Dow slipped 13 points to 21,397, the S&P 500 ended off a single digit at 2,435 while the Nasdaq bucked the trend closing up 3 points at 6,237. All chatter. […]

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Morning Energy Blog – June 7, 2017

Equities and the Economy: • Investors remain cautious. • Three major events tomorrow. Yesterday was a second consecutive day of investors marginally shifting to safety and out of stocks. The Dow fell 48 points ending at 21,136, the S&P 500 dropped 7 points to 2,429 and the Nasdaq slid 21 points to 6,275. Those movements […]

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California Grid Smashes Record, Gets 67% of Energy From Renewables

California grid smashes renewables record, getting more than 67% of its energy from renewables on May 13, 2017. The state is still leading the U.S., but the entire country is making progress with renewable energy. CALIFORNIA LEADING THE WAY On May 13, 2017, California smashed through another renewable energy milestone as its largest grid, controlled […]

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Morning Energy Blog – May 23, 2017

Equities and the Economy: • Stocks close higher for 3rd consecutive day. • Recovered almost all of last Wednesday’s losses. U.S. equities closed higher yesterday for their 3rd straight session. The Dow finished up 90 points at 20,895, the S&P 500 rose 12 ending at 2,394 and the Nasdaq rose 50 points to 6,134. The […]

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Morning Energy Blog – May 4, 2017

Equities and the Economy: • Stocks end mixed. • Fed leaves interest rates unchanged. U.S. equities ended mixed yesterday with the Dow gaining 8 to 20,958 but the other two major indexes fell. The S&P 500 lost 3 to 2,388 and the red-hot Nasdaq fell 23 points to 6,073. Chatter. Let’s move on. The FOMC […]

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