renewable energy systems

Law Allows New Yorkers to Sell More Green Power to Utilities

Article: Law Allows New Yorkers to Sell More Green Power to Utilities

ALBANY, New York, June 19, 2008 (ENS) – New York Governor David Paterson today announced an agreement with the Legislature on energy legislation that will authorize increased development of renewable energy with a process called net metering. Net metering allows electricity customers with qualified renewable energy systems to sell excess electricity back to their local…

Department of Energy Announces Timetable For Conservation Strategy

Article: Department of Energy Announces Timetable For Conservation Strategy

Energy Secretary Samuel W. Bodman is trying to meet George Bush’s call for government agencies to put in place conservation efforts and renewable energy integration strategies. The benchmark to be reached is cutting energy use 30 percent, and cutting water use 16 percent by 2015. Additionally, the conservation strategy also includes a directive for renewable…