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Created on Friday, 23 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: climate change, Congress, Climate Action Plan, Obama, Energy and Power Subcommittee, Whitfield
August 23 -- House Republicans have summoned the leaders of 13 federal agencies to a hearing next month to examine their plans to implement a sweeping climate change agenda that President Obama outlined ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 05 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Congress, Senate, hydropower, clean energy, renewable energy
August 5 -- Here’s something you hardly ever see anymore. The House and Senate just passed two bills to promote clean energy around the United States. Not only that, but the votes were virtually unanimous.So ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 06 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Pew Charitable Trusts, Congress, Clean energy, renewable energy, Master Limited Partnerships, MLPs
May 6 -- Last year, The Pew Charitable Trusts organized roundtable discussions across the country to gather input from clean energy industry leaders on strategies for enhancing U.S. competitiveness in ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 29 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, republicans, Congress, clean energy, MLPs, Master Limited Partnerships, solar, wind, Bloomberg BNA, Senate, Congress
April 29 -- Renewable energy developers may win some tax benefits from Congress that only oil and gas companies can enjoy right now. A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate last week would allow renewable ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: hydropower, renewable energy, clean energy, congress, jobs
April 11 -- A nearly unanimous House voted Wednesday to lift barriers to the development of hydropower around the country, something that the bill's supporters say would help develop cheap, clean ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: green energy, Congress, Obama, ACORE, biofuels, capital markets
January 9 -- After years of strong growth in green energy, the coming clashes between Congress and President Barack Obama are already prompting a sober outlook for one of the nation's leading renewable ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 04 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: fiscal deal, clean energy, renewable energy, Congress, wind, biofuels, solar
January 4 -- Millions of Americans breathed a sigh of relief this week following successful votes in the U.S. Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff”. Within the energy sector, one of the fundamental ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 04 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind industry, PTC, wind energy, Production Tax Credit, renewable energy, Congress
January 4 -- The U.S. wind industry is powering up once again after Congress extended a critical tax credit that wind companies say will save tens of thousands of domestic jobs and allow more clean ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 03 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Biofuels, Congress, fiscal cliff, renewable energy, clean energy
January 3 -- The wind power industry wasn’t the only renewable energy winner in the fiscal cliff deal that cleared Congress late Tuesday – the legislation also showered taxpayer largess on the producers ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 02 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Vestas, Gamesa, wind energy, Congress, PTC, wind turbine manufacturing
January 2 -- Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWS), the biggest wind-turbine maker, led gains among European peers as the U.S. Congress approved a law extending a tax credit for the industry.  >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 28 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: PTC, wind power, Congress, renewable energy, Production Tax Credit
December 28 -- The Portland (Me.) Press Herald today joined dozens of newspapers from coast to coast in calling for an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), saying in part, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 20 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Obama, Department of Energy, Steven Chu, Congress, master limited partnerships, wind energy, renewable energy
December 20 -- The Obama administration lent its support Wednesday to a congressional effort that would open a financing structure for renewable energy.  Energy Secretary Steven Chu called on ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 06 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, congress, PTC, ITC, renewable energy, clean energy
December 6 -- With a December 31 deadline looming, Congress remains sharply divided over extending the federal wind power production tax credit (PTC), which grants wind power producers a tax credit ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 30 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Congress, veterans, wind energy, renewable energy, production tax credit, PTC, Colorado
November 30 -- As Congress debates how to solve the looming fiscal cliff, time is also running out for renewal of a tax credit promoting wind energy production.  Its end-of-year expiration date ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 26 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: venture capital, wind energy, clean energy, PTC, Congress, investment, renewable energy
October 26 -- Venture-capital (VC) funding in the wind energy sector jumped to $57 million in six deals in the third quarter, compared to just $17 million in three deals in the second quarter, according ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 25 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind, Colorado, AWEA, renewable energy, electricity, PTC, Congress, jobs
October 25 --  The amount of electricity Colorado can generate from the wind is expected to grow by 26 percent before the year ends.  That will boost the state’s total capacity for wind power ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 19 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, PTC, military, veterans, renewable energy, Congress, Mitt Romney, election
October 19 -- A group of military veterans pressed congressional Republicans on Thursday to renew a tax credit for the wind industry that their party's standard-bearer, Mitt Romney, has vowed to end. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 14 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clmate change, Congressional support for climate change education
May 11, 2012 -- The House passed a bill on Thursday that would make significant cuts to federal climate change education and outreach efforts. Within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 10 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Congressional Budget Office
May 9, 2012 -- "As many experts, and now the CBO, have repeatedly observed, every barrel of oil that we displace from the transportation sector, and that we therefore do not need to consume in the United ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 16 April 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Congress
Apr. 15, 2012 -- "It happens all the time.You have all these people who promised to end wind or ethanol subsidies and then turned around to vote for a tax credit for natural gas vehicles." >>More ... [ +++ ]
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