December 19 -- North Carolina ranked No. 3 nationwide in new solar capacity built in the third quarter, according to figures released by the Solar Energy Industries Association. >>View Article
December 19 -- Constellation, a Baltimore-based energy firm, is entering a partnership with the National Hockey League that will promote the company's brand while it works with the league on minimizing the NHL's environmental impact.
Constellation has sponsorship deals with the Ravens and Orioles, among other professional clubs, but this is its first league-wide deal. Financial terms were not disclosed. >>View Article
December 19 -- A recent poll found that 73 percent of American voters support keeping the renewable energy Production Tax Credit “so that investment in wind energy can continue.” And 78 percent agreed it “helps American workers make more of our own energy right here in America.”
Wide majorities of Republicans, Democrats and Independents agreed, consistent with previous polls. >>View Article
December 19 -- For several years now, politicians have been pledging to cut fossil fuel subsidies and invest in green energy.
Speaking at the UN Global Climate Summit in September, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said, "We need to give business the certainty it needs to invest in low carbon. That means fighting against the economically and environmentally perverse fossil fuel subsidies which distort free markets and rip off taxpayers." >>View Article
December 19 -- An alliance of green energy, labor and faith groups said Thursday they would mount a campaign to get Minnesota to increase its current renewable energy standard, which requires that at least 15 percent of the energy sold in the state come from renewable resources. >>View Article
December 10 -- While coal-powered mines will probably be the No. 1 source for producing electricity in North Dakota, wind energy is slowly closing the gap. >>View Article
December 10 -- Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first-ever limits on the nation's biggest source of heat-trapping gases that are driving climate change, the carbon pollution pouring into the air from fossil fuel power plants. This is the most important step we can take to ensure healthy, productive lives for our children and their children. >>View Article
December 10 -- A few hundred solar panels here, a few hundred there, and pretty soon you're talking about a bona fide source of electricity generation. While most consumers have been eagerly watching oil prices plummet in the last several months, little attention has been given to the potentially even more significant developments in the solar sector. >>View Article
December 10 -- More than any other renewable energy technology, wind farms have encountered heated opposition based solely on the absurd: They affect our health; They impact property values; They look ugly (this one being somehow a valid argument in some countries). However, two new studies have found that wind farms do not affect health or property values. >>View Article
December 9 -- Wind energy fact sheet showing past, present, and future resource potential along with factoids on wind industry supply chain and current electricity generation in the 11-state Southeast region. >>View Article
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