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Created on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Standards, RPS, National Energy Policy, National Renewable Energy Goal, Tax Credits
February 12 -- The U.S. clean energy economy needs national policy to innovate, manufacture, and compete globally. While the global clean energy marketplace is expanding rapidly, the competitive position ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Policy, Renewable Fuel Standard, Lisa Murkowski, Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, Biomass, Biopower, Alternative Fuels
February 11 -- On Feb. 4, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, released an energy blueprint that calls for a wide variety of changes ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Finance, Market Trends, Renewable Energy Policy
February 11 -- The president of the American Council On Renewable Energy, Retired Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, discusses where renewables are headed, and how to pay for projects. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Solar Power, Germany, Alaska, feed-in tariffs, Renewable Energy Policy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
February 11th -- Germany doesn’t get an enormous amount of sunlight, relatively speaking. Its annual solar resources are roughly comparable to Alaska’s. Just about every single region in the continental ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 08 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Senator Murkowski, energy policy, clean energy, national energy plan, policy
February 8 -- The Alaska senator's "all of the above" plan calls for the continued domestic development of nearly every source of energy - including oil, gas, coal, nuclear, wind, solar and hydropower. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 31 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: RPS, policy, ALEC, AWEA, SEIA, renewable energy policy, state policy
January 31 -- Solar and wind energy trade groups have quit the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) over its bid to scuttle state-based green electricity mandates, according to a published ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 24 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: DOE, Department of Energy, energy policy, Steven Chu, EPA, DOI
January 24 -- Despite its namesake, there are other agencies that are actually more influential over America's energy industry than the Department of Energy, and they will be at the center of how the Obama ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Virginia, renewable energy law, renewable energy, clean energy, energy policy, state incentives, Dominion Power
January 15 -- An environmental group reports that Dominion Virginia Power has reached a tentative agreement with Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on the state’s renewable energy law. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 08 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, consumers, renewable energy, solar, wind energy, climate change, energy policy
January 8 -- After facing several challenges in 2012, including the demise of some high-profile solar energy firms, continued political inaction on climate change and energy policy, and concerns around ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 03 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Iowa, wind, jobs, fiscal cliff, energy policy, production tax credit, PTC, renewable energy, wind energy, clean energy
January 3 -- There is plenty to dislike about the last-minute fiscal-cliff deal that Joe Biden and Mitch McConnell hashed out on New Year’s Eve. But the technology and energy provisions are bright ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: solar, renewable energy, energy policy, wind, University of Delaware, electricity, energy storage, grid
December 12 -- A combination of solar power, wind, and currently available storage technologies could fill 99.9 percent of a large power grid's needs by 2030, according to a new study out of the University ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 13 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: elections, carbon emissions, renewable energy, clean energy, energy policy
November 13 -- Now that the election is over, elected officials need to return to the important act of governing. Building a low-carbon energy future will be essential for the country’s continued ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 06 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, state energy policy, Renewable Energy Portfolio, solar energy, wind energy
... in over 20 states - supported 32,734 projects in 2011, up 18% from 2010 and almost double that of 2009. >>View Article   ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 06 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, renewable energy, clean energy, coal plant, fossil fuels, electricity, energy policy, Montana
November 6 -- PPL’s announcement that it will mothball its 44-year-old Corette coal plant in 2015 has generated a lively conversation this election season. The plant is old, dirty and uncompetitive ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 05 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Bloomberg, energy costs, energy policy, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, wind projects, renewable energy
... operation and maintenance (O&M) costs have declined dramatically from €30,906 per megawatt (MW) in 2008 to €19,200/MW in 2012, a decrease of just over 11% a year, or a total of 38% for the period as ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 01 November 2012 / Member News
Tags: Duke Energy, Hurricane Sandy, electric utility, energy policy, renewable energy, New Jersey, New York City
November 1 -- Duke Energy, the nation's largest electric utility, today deployed 1,000 additional workers to help other utilities in eight states restore power to more than 6 million homes and businesses ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 26 September 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, corporate renewable energy index, production tax credit, PTC, renewable energy, renewable energy industry, Renewable energy investment, renewable energy policy, wind energy
September 25 -- Companies are at the leading edge of wind globally, not least in the US. Starbucks recently sent a joint letter with 18 other US companies to Congress to request an extension of the Production ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 24 September 2012 / Industry News
Tags: climate change, renewable energy, solar energy, solar power, state renewable energy policy
September 24 -- Covering the 1 million-square-foot roof of a Walmart distribution center, these 14,000 solar panels will produce 30 percent of the building’s energy needs. To Gary Pierce, a member ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 21 September 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, renewable energy, renewable energy growth, renewable energy industry, renewable energy jobs, renewable energy policy
September 21 -- Judging from the number of financiers, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and corporate managers at this week’s Maryland Clean Energy Summit, the renewable energy business and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 19 September 2012 / Industry News
Tags: PTC, renewable energy, renewable energy industry, renewable energy jobs, renewable energy policy, wind energy
September 19 -- Businesses that support wind power are turning up the pressure on Congress to extend a tax incentive for the industry before it expires at the end of the year. Nineteen businesses ... [ +++ ]
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