May 19 -- Renewable energy production in Texas rose 12 percent last year, according to the state's grid operator. >>View Article
May 19 -- When San Francisco 49ers fans enter the team's new Levi's Stadium for the first time later this year, they'll see green—and not just on the field.
The $1.2 billion stadium will be the first in the National Football League to feature a "living roof," a canopy of green and flowering plants nestled across the top of an eight-story tower of luxury suites to reduce the building's energy use and offer other environmental benefits by providing natural insulation. >>View Article
May 19 -- “Tear Down ‘Deadbeat’ Dams,” by Yvon Chouinard, argues that we should remove dams that no longer serve a public benefit. I agree; there are dams in the United States that are candidates for removal for various reasons. But just as we should examine some antiquated dams for removal, we should also work to maximize the public benefit of the 97 percent of current dams that don’t generate hydropower. >>View Article
May 16 -- Bostonia Partners LLC today announced that Randall E. (Randy) Male has joined the firm as a Managing Director with a specialization in the renewable energy sector. >>View Article
May 16 -- When it comes to kicking the United States’s oil addiction by substituting biofuels—mobility methadone—the nation has repeatedly fallen off the wagon. >>View Article
May 16 -- About a dozen or so of Ohio's heavy industries -- led by Alcoa and the Timken Company -- have fiercely campaigned to convince lawmakers that the state's energy efficiency mandates are financially burdensome and unnecessary. But not all large companies in Ohio agree. >>View Article
May 16 -- Chris Prandoni certainly is welcome to his own opinions, but not his own facts. As the Director of Energy and Environmental Policy at Americans for Tax Reform, Prandoni may favor coal-fired power plants and dislike energy efficiency and renewables, but there’s no doubt Ohio’s clean energy standards are saving consumers money and bringing huge investments into the state. >>View Article
May 16 -- American wind power needs your help and you can make a difference.
This week or next, the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on H.R. 3474, also known as the EXPIRE Act, a bill which includes a two-year extension of the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). This critical policy allows us to scale up amid nearly 100 years of permanent incentives for other energy sources. >>View Article
May 16 -- The Army says three of its bases in Georgia will soon be generating some of their electricity from solar power. >>View Article
May 14 -- As the N.C. General Assembly reconvenes in Raleigh, a new poll shows the vast majority of small business owners in the state want lawmakers to support clean energy and energy efficiency, and better safeguard the state's air, water and quality of life from fracking and other threats. >>View Article
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