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Created on Thursday, 02 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, North Carolina, RPS, REPS, clean energy, solar, biogas, renewable energy standards
May 2 -- Amid protests from some members seeking a show of hands for a vote, Senate Finance Committee Co-Chairman Bill Rabon quickly adjourned a Wednesday meeting after declaring that a bill to freeze ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 01 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: MLPs, renewable energy, clean energy, oil, natural gas, fossil fuel, solar, wind
May 1 -- Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate aims to level the energy playing field between fossil and renewable energy projects. The bill, titled the Master Limited Partnerships Parity ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 19 April 2013 / Slideshow
Tags: Las Vegas, clean energy, solar, renewable energy
April 19 -- With the flip of a switch, Las Vegas city officials today celebrated the powering up of 15,000 new solar panels that will provide energy to a nearby wastewater treatment plant. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 19 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: coal. renewable energy, solar, clean energy, grid, natural gas
April 19 --If the U.S. ceases to burn coal, shuts down a quarter of existing nuclear reactors and trims its use of natural gas by 2050, the resulting increased reliance on wind, solar and other renewables ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 11 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, wind energy, clean tech, natural gas, megawatt
April 11 -- If any sector would seem unlikely to be singled out for its robust dealmaking outlook, renewable energy might seem to be it. After a surge in investment and in installations over the past decade, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Iowa, tax credits, state policy, electric vehicles, natural gas, solar panels, solar PV, renewable energy
April 10 -- The Iowa Senate has approved tax breaks for electric and natural gas fueling stations and those who install solar panels.  >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 28 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, wind, natural gas, nuclear, coal, renewable energy, clean energy, gallup poll
March 28 -- No fewer than two in three Americans want the U.S. to put more emphasis on producing domestic energy using solar power (76%), wind (71%), and natural gas (65%). Far fewer want to emphasize ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar, clean energy, renewable energy, oil, coal, natural gas
March 26 -- Most of the attention may be focused on domestic oil and gas production, but it could be solar power that really helps the United States on its path to energy independence. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 21 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: gasoline, fossil fuel, electric vehicles, biofuels, efficiency, hydrogen fuel cells
March 21 -- This week, the National Academy of Sciences put out a massive — as in, 395-page — report on how the United States can cut gasoline use in half by 2030. And, beyond that, how to cut greenhouse-gas ... [ +++ ]
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 Monday, 04 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Texas, wind energy, solar energy, renewable energy, natural gas
February 4 -- Texas is tops among US states when it comes to installed wind power generation capacity, having added 1,826 megawatts (MW) in 2012 to bring its cumulative total to a whopping 12.212 ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 31 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, wind power, 2012 deployment, renewable energy, clean energy, natural gas
January 31 -- U.S. wind-energy developers added a record 13,124 megawatts of turbines last year, beating natural gas to become the largest new source of power generation for the first time. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: ERCOT, renewable energy, clean energy, Texas, wind energy, solar energy, natural gas
... actual output to reflect real world conditions, rather than the previously used 2006 assumed characteristics, wind and solar are more competitive than natural gas over the next 20 years. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 18 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: natural gas, wind energy, green energy, renewable energy, fossil fuel
January 18 -- We've talked about why, long term, green energy faces tremendous obstacles in making a substantial market impact it's too expensive, and too far behind fossil fuels' existing infrastructure. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 26 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, natural gas, Production Tax Credit, PTC, renewable energy
December 26 -- Energy generation from wind is on target to beat natural gas in 2012, thanks to a mad dash by wind producers to finish projects, as the wind tax credit is set to expire on January 1st. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 19 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: climate change, greenhouse gases, Iowa, renewable energy, 2012 drought, economy, climate science
November 19 -- Iowans can expect more extreme weather like the 2012 drought thanks to changes in the climate caused by greenhouse gases. That’s according to a statewide group of Iowa scientists who ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 30 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, coal, energy efficiency, natural gas, renewable energy, clean energy
October 30 -- Americans used less energy in 2011 than in the previous year, due mainly to a shift to higher-efficiency energy technologies in the transportation and residential sectors, according to new ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 22 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: electric vehicles, clean energy, transportation, gas prices, Mitsubishi, Ford
October 22 --  With gas prices relatively high, getting around on electric power might be a potential money saver.  "These things are really cheap to operate," said Mark Vaughn, a veteran editor ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 15 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: clean energy, electric vehicles, gasoline, cars, renewable energy
October 15 -- A Chevron sign advertising $3.71 gasoline on State Road A1A in Ormond-by-the-Sea might elicit a groan or exasperated sigh from many passing motorists. But not from Caroline Derensis. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 30 April 2012 / Member News
Tags: Cascadia Capital, price of natural gas
Apr. 27, 2012 -- The rush of investments into natural gas is siphoning capital that would have gone into the renewable energy sector. Renewable energy is a viable industry long term, it's just going to ... [ +++ ]
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