Kyle McGuiness is a Communications Associate with ACORE.
March 18 -- For decades, the Pentagon has been the world’s largest oil consumer, and as global petroleum prices continue to rise, the military has been searching for feasible energy alternatives. Now they’re looking in space. >>View Article
March 18 -- Tesla Motors success so far has been down to rich buyers making irrational choices, a report says, but its cost claims are forcing sceptics to wonder if long-term, the upstart Californian battery-only car maker might indeed have the inside track. >>View Article
March 17 -- A Republican from an exurban district in the red state of Missouri, Rep. T.J. Berry is also a self-described “green champion.” >>View Article
Cora Dickson & Ryan Mulholland, International Trade Administration (ITA)
As demand for clean energy grows throughout the world, how does a renewable energy company develop its export strategy?
It’s been several months now since the EPA proposed to revise the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and reduce the amount of renewable biofuels in America’s fuel supply. This proposal is clearly flawed, but that hasn’t stopped entrenched fossil fuel interests from taking this opportunity to intensify their attacks on the RFS.
On Friday, January 10th, the American Council On Renewable Energy announced that it had chosen a familiar face as its permanent President and CEO: Michael Brower. Michael had spent several months beforehand as ACORE’s Interim President and CEO. At the beginning of his tenure, he sat down with me to answer a few questions. Enjoy!
Last week, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder unveiled his long-awaited strategy for the state’s energy plan going forward. The Governor’s speech came on the heels of a report from Michigan’s Public Service Commission, finding that it is eminently possible for Michigan to derive more than 30% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2035.
We’re halfway through the year and already 300,000 plug-in electric vehicles have been sold in the U.S. in 2013. On top of that, this week BMW announced it will begin mass production of its own line of electric vehicles (EVs), the i3. At nearly 4% of the automobile market in the U.S., the steady growth of EVs shows no signs of letting up. However, contrary to conventional wisdom, the strength of the industry rests not only on its environmental and economic benefits; EVs also make for some incredible driving machines.