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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, 12 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Power, Wind Turbines, Birds, Federal Regulation, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
September 12 -- The average wind turbine kills three to four birds a year. Operators can face penalties if their turbines kill bald and golden eagles, endangered species and some migratory birds.  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 29 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: FERC, Ron Binz, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, renewable energy, clean energy
August 29 -- Most people find it tough to get excited about regulators. But President Obama’s nomination of Ron Binz to head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is reason to sit up and ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 19 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, federal government, DoD
July 18 -- Just as big businesses across the country, like Walgreens and Wal-Mart, have been installing solar panels on their roofs and cutting costs with energy efficiency, so too has the federal ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy research, federal funding, ARPA-E
July 9 -- Last month, a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives quietly voted to gut funding for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) efforts to promote innovative energy research. The ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 09 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, buildings, federal, carbon emissions reduction, life-cycle cost effective
July 9 -- The Energy Department (DOE) on Tuesday will unveil regulations requiring new federal buildings to meet more stringent energy efficiency standards. The move comes as President Obama aggressively ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 10 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Maine, offshore wind, federal investment
June 10 -- For more than four centuries, Maine has led the way in conquering the sea, from building the great sailing vessels of the past to the most advanced ships in the world today. Our state is ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 04 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable energy, solar, federal land
... enough to power more than 200,000 homes, the U.S. Interior Department today in a statement on its website. Costs weren’t disclosed and the expected power customers weren’t named. >>View Article  ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 22 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy productivity, fuel, Washington D.C., federal government, renewable energy, clean energy
April 22 -- The U.S. government is the nation’s largest energy consumer. It accounted for 1.5 percent of the country’s total energy use in 2009 (the most recent year for which figures are available) ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 18 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, power plants, solar, wind, natural gas. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
March 18 -- Most of the new generation in 2013 was wind power with 958MW installed, followed by solar with 424 MW and natural gas at 170 MW. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 15 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, federal funding, energy security, research, R&D, clean vehicles, clean fuel, alternative fuel
March 15 -- Obama proposed the idea of an energy security trust last month in his State of the Union address, but he was putting a price tag on the idea during a trip Friday to the Argonne National Laboratory ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 15 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Duke Energy, federal land, Nevada, wind farm, wind power, wind energy, renewable energy
March 15 -- The U.S. Department of Interior has approved Duke Energy Renewables' application to build a 200-megawatt wind farm on federal land in Clark County, Nevada. >>View Article  ... [ +++ ]
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, 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 Friday, 30 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Department of Energy, battery, federal grants, research, electric cars, electric vehicles, Michigan
November 30 -- The Energy Department is expected to unveil three new "advanced battery hubs" to bring researchers together to develop new battery technologies for electric cars — including two centers ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 15 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Federal support for renewable energy
May 14, 2012 -- The U.S. government can bear certain risks that the private sector cannot to achieve certain public goals such as increasing the global competitiveness of our workforce, returning stability ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 11 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Federal support for renewable energy, DOE LGP
May 10, 2012 -- Clean tech could come crashing down. That's what some heavy hitters are saying, noting that if the level of federal subsidies given to such enterprises takes a precipitous fall then it ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 03 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: federal energy policy
May 2, 2012 -- EIA's analysis shows that the 25-page bill, called CES for short, would drive greater usage of the clean energy resources that already are in service, while also providing a long-term market ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 19 April 2012 / Industry News
Tags: federal energy policy
Apr. 18, 2012 -- "There's no doubt the nation's moving in a direction of renewable energy. But until the world fully develops those alternatives we still have to have economic development." >>More ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 19 April 2012 / Industry News
Tags: rnewable energy policy, clean tech incentives, U.S. federal energy policy
Apr. 18, 2012 -- The key to calming these waters is not lurching from extension to extension of subsidy programs, but rather smart policy reform. We need a system that will sustain clean energy growth ... [ +++ ]
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