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Created on Monday, 11 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, renewable electricity, renewable power
November 11 -- Empowered by aggressive climate and energy targets, companies more than ever before are driving the transition to renewable energy—but that effort is not without hurdles. WWF’s Power Forward ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 30 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Udall, Renewable Electricity Standard, New Mexico, Colorado, Renewable Energy, Clean Energy
October 30 -- Continuing their push for legislation to set a threshold for renewable electricity production, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-NM) and Mark Udall (D-CO) today introduced a bill to establish a ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, ohio, renewable electricity standards
October 15 -- Members of the Ohio Senate Public Utilities Committee heard testimony this week on two bills that would roll back Ohio’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards. Backed by fossil-fuel ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 09 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Power, Electricity Prices, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
... relies heavily on debunked fossil fuel industry propaganda in its attacks on wind energy. First, Mr. Brown selectively refers to a small section of a 2009 report by the New England grid operator, without ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 23 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Power, New England, Electricity Prices, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
September 23 -- The state’s biggest utilities, in a milestone for New England’s wind power industry, have signed long-term contracts to buy wind-generated electricity at prices below the costs of most ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 06 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: geothermal power, clean energy, renewable energy, Geothermal Energy Association, energy, electricity
September 6 -- Worldwide geothermal power generating capacity will hit 12 gigawatts by the end of the year, nearly doubling its global footprint since 1996, according to a report published this week. The ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 22 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: electricity grid, green energy, rooftop solar, distributed production
August 22 -- There are 3,200 utilities that make up the U.S. electrical grid, the largest machine in the world. These power companies sell $400 billion worth of electricity a year, mostly derived ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 16 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, electricity grid, blackout, costs
August 16 -- Aug. 14, 2003, was a dark day in U.S. history -- in a lot of different ways. It started off as a quiet Thursday. Then a single tree limb in Ohio came crashing down, touching off a power ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: utility, electricity, microgrid, Maryland, reliability
July 31 -- For those of us in Maryland who have suffered from unacceptable electric utility service — and that is most of us — there is light at the end of the tunnel. Utility executives, think tanks ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 14 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, Oklahoma, clean energy, renewable energy, electricity
June 14 -- Wind power is getting to be a less expensive proposition for many Oklahoma electrical users. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. has slashed the price of its Wind Power program, which allows ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 30 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: financing, electricity, Nevada, Buffet
May 30 -- A Berkshire Hathaway Inc unit will pay $5.6 billion for NV Energy Inc, the electric utility serving Las Vegas and its power-hungry casinos, in yet another large energy deal for Warren Buffett ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 24 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable energy, electricity, Colorado, legislation
May 24 -- Senate Bill 252 has passed the legislature and is on the governor's desk for his signature. The bill requires a specific level of renewable energy to be consumed by rural electric cooperatives. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 02 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: hydropower, renewable energy, clean energy, electricity, grid, battery storage
May 2 -- Hydropower offers an effective way to balance grids that increasingly have to cope with variable renewable energy supply, and this may end the long lull in hydroelectric projects caused by economic ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 24 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: electricity, renewable energy, clean energy, solar, SEIA, jobs
April 24 -- As electricity prices rise for homeowners and businesses alike, alternative energy is getting more popular—and solar power in particular is seeing a lot of growth. Solar installations were ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, California, renewable energy, clean energy, electricity
... capacity has tripled across the state since 2002, when the California Legislature established a 20 percent renewable electricity goal for the state's utilities. >>View Article  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 18 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: hydropower, clean energy, renewable energy, electricity
March 18 -- It’s hard to beat hydropower, at least when a dam is already in place. Few dams are built anymore in the United States, but existing ones turn out generally moderately priced electricity for ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: transmission, electricity, Duke Energy, Wyoming, Nevada
Duke Energy American Transmission Co. has been considering five or six options for the 900-mile line capable of transporting 3,000 megawatts of wind power from Wyominig to Nevada for about a year. The ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 07 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: California, solar, renewable energy, clean energy, solar power record, electricity
February 7 -- It looks as though California has broken another solar power record, and it's done so in one of the least-sunny times of year possible. According to preliminary figures provided by the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 31 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Indiana, electricity, renewable energy, consumer investment, clean energy, power utilities
January 31 -- The Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has announced the launch of a new pilot program that allows customers to designate a portion or total of their monthly electric use to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 28 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Middlesex County, New Jersey, solar panels, electricity rates, renewable energy, North Brunswick, clean energy
January 28 -- An energy company has installed more than 25,000 solar panels at the county’s Apple Orchard Lane complex in North Brunswick — enough to power the entire complex of seven buildings, which ... [ +++ ]
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