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Created on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: michigan, energy policy, renewable energy, clean energy
... the highest electricity rates in the Midwest. Coal’s share of U.S. electric power generation has fallen from 50 percent in 2007 to 40 percent due to commodity and transportation costs, while natural gas ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 30 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: midwest, renewable energy, clean energy, federal energy policy
October 30 -- Renewable energy has been on a roll in the Midwest until recent months, and the whims of federal policy could slow things even further, according to a new report. The American Council on ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 03 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy policy, energy efficiency, clean energy, renewable energy
October 3 -- Speaking at a forum on national energy policy hosted by Center Forward on Wednesday, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, criticized members of her own party for holding up bipartisan energy-efficiency ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 16 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy policy, Utah, renewable energy, all of the above
July 16 -- The recent Western Governors Association meeting in Park City offered a stark reminder of a sad fact: When it comes to energy policy, Utah is stuck in the 19th century, while our neighbors ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 16 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, bipartisan support, energy policy, AWEA
July 16 -- Green energy has been at the center of bitter political fights in recent years, but Tom Kiernan sees a glass half full — at the very least — when it comes to the future of the wind power ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 10 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: IEA, global temperatures, energy policy, energy efficiency, low-carbon energy
June 10 -- A global climate deal that may come into force in 2020 will come too late to avert a global temperature increase of more than 2 degrees Celsius, unless governments swiftly implement four ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 01 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Google. republicans, North Carolina, renewable energy, renewable energy policy, clean energy, data centers
May 1 -- On a sunny day last month, while a few Republican legislators tried to neuter the state’s 2007 renewable energy law, Gov. Pat McCrory basked in the limelight of a major economic development ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 07 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Policy, Production Tax Credits, Investment Tax Credits, Master Limited Partnerships
March 7 -- There are better ways of providing tax support to renewable energy, […] like allowing investors to form things called master limited partnerships, which offer tax benefits that encourage investment. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Kansas, Wind Energy, Renewable Energy Policy, RPS, Renewable Energy Standard, Sam Brownback
March 5 -- Maybe it was a pro-business posture on development of Kansas’ wind energy industry. Or maybe it was the reminder that a renewable energy standard was a tradeoff to clear the way for construction ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Policy, Kansas, Missouri
March 5 -- Lawmakers are stooping to some dirty tactics to attack clean energy on both sides of the state line. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 04 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: ARPA-E, Renewable Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Technology, National Defense
March 4 -- The 2013 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit concluded Wednesday with a final networking session in the Technology Showcase, providing a final opportunity for exhibitors and attendees to find future ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 04 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Policy, EPA, Secretary of Energy, Gina McCarthy, Ernest Moniz
March 4 -- President Obama on Monday nominated Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Ernest Moniz as the next Energy secretary. At an event Monday at the White House, Obama ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 28 February 2013 / Slideshow
Tags: Solar Energy, Photovoltaics, Royal Dutch Shell, Renewable Energy Policy
February 28 -- Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) says solar power, a business it abandoned four years ago, may expand into the world’s biggest source of energy in the next half century. The proposition that ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Bipartisan Policy Center, energy policy, BPC, renewable energy, ARPA-E, EPA, clean energy, energy efficiency
February 27 -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today unveiled over 50 energy policy recommendations developed by its Strategic Energy Policy Initiative, which is co-chaired by former Sen. Byron ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 25 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Policy, Federal Renewable Standard, Renewable Portfolio Standard, RPS
February 25 -- The Obama administration and Congress need to enact an ambitious, practical energy policy. They can start with a national standard for renewable energy. Many states have laws that require ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 21 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards, Renewable Energy Policy, RPS, Nevada, Harry Reid
February 21 -- U.S. Sen. Harry Reid called on Nevada lawmakers to tighten the state's renewable energy standards in a wide-ranging speech Wednesday. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 14 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Hydropower, Renewable Energy Policy, National Hydropower Association, Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act
February 14 -- The House unanimously approved a bill 422-0 Wednesday that would remove barriers for small hydropower development and could eventually expedite permitting for other hydropower projects. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 14 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Solar Energy, Energy Policy, State of the Union, President Obama, SEIA
February 14 -- Rhone Resch, of the Solar Energy Industries Association sees a robust clean-energy industry as important to America's future. Here is what he said about the State of the Union address. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 14 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Energy, President Obama, State of the Union, Federal Tax Credits, Energy Policy, First Wind
February 14 -- First Wind, a renewable energy company headquartered in Boston, commended President Obama for the clean energy vision outlined in his State of the Union address and called for policies that ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: State of the Union, President Obama, alternative fuels, renewable fuel, renewable energy, energy policy
February 13 -- President Obama proposed a program in Tuesday's State of the Union address that would divert some revenues from federal oil-and-gas drilling into research for alternative fuel technology. ... [ +++ ]
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