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Created on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Utility Solar, Electric Utilities, Clean Energy, Renewable Energy
October 2 -- Utility Xcel Energy last month submitted a proposal to Colorado regulators that identifies 170 megawatts of solar and 450 megawatts of wind as the most cost-effective resources. It's the first ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Xcel Energy, solar power, clean energy, renewable energy, Public Utilities Commission, Colorado, wind power, wind energy
September 10 -- Xcel Energy Inc. is proposing to triple the amount of utility-scale solar power on its grid in Colorado, and add another 450 megawatts of wind power. The proposal, filed with ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 09 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: solar power, subsidies, costs, utilities
August 9 -- When Ricard Jornet opened his organic beachside restaurant outside Barcelona in 2007, he was determined to power it with the solar panels the Spanish government was then lavishly subsidising. >>View ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 08 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, costs, renewable energy, utilities
August 8 -- Consumers Energy encountered two surprises this year after it fast-tracked a Michigan wind farm project to take advantage of expiring federal tax credits. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, Google, investment, utilities
July 10 -- Google may not seem like an energy company, but it sure is acting like one. Through more than $1 billion in investments and through large contracts for renewable power, Google has become ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 07 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: energy efficiency, utilities, Oregon
June 7 -- An Oregon State University study suggests that utilities should be rewarded more for adopting energy efficiency programs. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 06 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wisconsin, Green Energy, Renewables, Investment, Utilities
June 6 -- Utilities in Madison and Milwaukee have been recognized for the popularity of their voluntary green power pricing programs. Madison Gas & Electric Co. ranked third in the country last year ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Arizona, solar, clean energy, net metering, renewable energy, APS, utilities
May 15 -- Net metering of rooftop solar creates value for society and the utility. Every dollar invested by Arizona Public Service (APS), the state’s dominant utility, in its net metering program will ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 12 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: SEIA, solar energy, record generation, solar power, utilities, renewable energy
April 12 -- Now, for the first time, solar energy accounted for all new utility electricity generation capacity added to the U.S. grid in March, the Solar Energy Industries Association is announcing. >>View ... [ +++ ]
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 Wednesday, 16 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Google, electric utilities, smart grid, energy efficiency
January 16 -- Google is launching an effort aimed at getting electric utilities and states to change how they charge consumers for electricity. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 11 December 2012 / Industry News
Tags: California, renewable energy, Renewable Energy Portfolio, clean energy, utilities, green jobs
December 11 -- California is poised to meet its renewable energy target in the next eight years with a "comfortable margin" to spare as regulators work to promote projects that also help increase "green" ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 03 October 2012 / Industry News
Tags: renewable energy, clean energy, Michigan, Prop 3, Michigan utilities
October 2 -- Proposal 3, the ballot initiative that would require Michigan utilities to generate 25 percent of their power from renewable sources by the year 2025, won't cost electric customers nearly ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 05 June 2012 / Industry News
Tags: electric utilities
June 4, 2012-- Black & Veatch's sixth annual Strategic Directions in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry Report shows that the electric utility industry is starting to change how it operates. Factors ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 30 May 2012 / Industry News
Tags: electric utilities
May 29, 2012 -- Utilities are embracing more solar system than ever in their portfolios, not just with third-party installations by businesses and homeowners, but through their own acquisitions of projects. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 03 April 2012 / Industry News
Tags: electric utilities
Apr. 2, 2012 --Clean energy potential on reservations could be a game-changer for tribes and nation. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 06 February 2012 / Industry News
Tags: California utilities, renewable power costs, PUCs
Feb. 4, 2012 -- The price of renewable power contracts signed by California utilities has now started to plunge, according to a long-awaited state report issued Friday. >>More [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 23 January 2012 / Industry News
Tags: electric utilities
Jan. 21, 2012 -- Smart grid advocates say they hope to achieve savings by giving consumers the ability to buy more power at off-peak hours, when electricity costs less and therefore costs its customers ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 19 December 2011 / Industry News
Tags: utilities, power generation
Dec. 19, 2011 -- These plants have been allowed to run for decades without modern pollution controls because it was thought that they were on the verge of being shuttered by the utilities that own them. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 16 May 2011 / News
Tags: utilities powered by renewable energy
May 14, 2011 -- The report looked at 850 utilities that offer voluntary green power programs, which offer customers a chance to earmark their energy consumption for wind, solar and other forms of renewable ... [ +++ ]