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Created on Monday, 04 November 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, Ohio Senate Bill, renewable energy, clean energy
November 4 -- There are good reasons for thoughtful conservatives to support the continuation of 2008's Ohio Senate Bill 221 (SB 221) in its current form. SB 221 is the 2008 bill that contains Ohio's renewable ... [ +++ ]
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, 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: renewable energy, clean energy, energy research, Ernest Moniz, senate, R&D
April 11 -- At his confirmation hearing this morning, Energy Secretary nominee Ernest Moniz told the Senate that the United States spends far too little on energy R&D. “We are underinvesting by a factor ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Renewable Energy Policy, Renewable Fuel Standard, Lisa Murkowski, Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, Biomass, Biopower, Alternative Fuels
February 11 -- On Feb. 4, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources, released an energy blueprint that calls for a wide variety of changes ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Senate, GOP, biofuels, renewable fuels, military, defense bill
December 19 -- A House-Senate deal on defense legislation omits a GOP-backed plan to thwart military purchases of biofuels.  The Senate already had stripped restrictive language from its version ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind power, PTC, renewable energy, President Obama, Senate Finance Committee
December 12 -- A change to the text of a wind-power tax credit would increase investment in several types of renewable energy, industry groups told President Obama.  The groups say that while ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 10 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: NDAA, Pentagon, renewable energy, clean energy, Department of Defense, biofuel, Senate
December 10 -- Lawmakers Tackling the National Defense Authorization Act are understandably focused on figuring out the dimensions of the president’s right to detain terrorism suspects and whether ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 03 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: US Senate, military, biofuels, Department of Defense, oil prices, national security
December 3 -- US Senate voted Wednesday to restore the Defense Department's ability to buy biofuels. As the largest petroleum user in the world, the US military says its dependence on oil is a national ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 30 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: senate, oil, biofuels, military, nationak security, dependence on oil, Department of Defense
November 30 -- When it comes to reducing the military’s dependence on oil, senators from both sides of the aisle have the Department of Defense’s back.  By striking down a pair of shortsighted ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 29 November 2012 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, senate, wind production tax credit, PTC, renewable energy, republican
November 29 -- Wind energy companies should focus on ensuring that the tax credit at the center of their industry survives at all in coming months, and not so much on trying to beef it up next year, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 29 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Senate Armed Services Panel
May 25, 2012 -- A sharply divided Senate Armed Services Committee voted this week to prohibit the military from spending money on alternative fuels if the cost exceeds traditional fossil fuels such as ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 23 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Senate Armed Services Committee
May 23, 2012 -- The fight over America's energy policy has a new battleground: the Department of Defense budget. House Republicans passed a pair of provisions last week that would stymie the military's ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 16 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: Senate Democrats, ITC
May 15, 2012 -- Two high-profile Senate Democrats introduced a proposal Tuesday that if passed would set domestic requirements on solar installations looking to qualify for the 30 percent Investment Tax ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 29 March 2011 / News
Tags: Senate Energy Committee, comment on CES, Request for input on CES
Mar. 28, 2011 -- The Committee is asking whether CES is the right policy for the nation at this time and, if it is, what would be the right target for a national standard. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 21 March 2011 / News
Tags: U.S. Senate, renewable energy standard, renewable energy legislation
Mar. 18, 2011 - U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Tim Johnson (D-SD) introduced legislation this week that includes a 25 percent renewable energy standard among other strong provisions for domestic ... [ +++ ]