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 as much as opponents say, according to a study released Tuesday morning. >>View Article
October 3 -- In a heated election season, many US voters see solar and renewable energy as a partisan debate. They shouldn’t. Case in point: the US military. The US Department of Defense, the world’s largest energy consumer, realized early on that renewables decrease US reliance on foreign oil and save taxpayers’ money. >>View Article
October 2 -- An open letter from Chambers for Innovation and Clean Energy presses President Obama and Governor Romney to recognize clean energy's economic value. >>View Letter
September 28 -- Thirty years ago, President Gerald Ford stated that “compromise is the oil that makes governments go.” Oil, in a literal sense, was what brought President Ford and me together for the first time. >>View Article
September 29 -- Speakers at the 5th annual >>View ArticleFinance Forum (REFF-West) focused on the major challenges facing the alternative and landscape in the U.S. The conference was held in San Francisco, CA on September 27 - 28 and drew senior financiers, investors and clean energy executives from North America, including the private sector, government, and various players in the industry.
September 29 -- Michigan and Ohio may soon be facing off on the regional electric grid, where power generated by utilities in each state gets distributed. >>View Article
September 28 -- From biofuels that could propel the Navy’s Great Green Fleet to spending billions of dollars on renewable energy, the Pentagon’s green energy initiatives have emerged as a contentious topic in Washington. >>View Article
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September 27, 2012
Washington, DC – A large coalition of advanced and traditional renewable fuel stakeholders today joined forces to defend America's Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and the economic, employment, domestic renewable energy and national security benefits the RFS provides. The new coalition, Fuels America, spans the full spectrum of domestically-grown renewable fuel, national security, renewable energy and other stakeholders.
September 26 -- Southern Co.'s (SO) Georgia utility said Wednesday it plans to buy 210 megawatts of solar power by 2015. Southern's Georgia Power utility already has contracts for 61 megawatts of solar power, enough to serve about 7,600 homes, the utility said. >>View Article
September 26 -- Two major local employers will install a total of more than 8,300 solar panels, making them the latest participants in the growing solar panel industry. Assurant Specialty Property is spending $7 million to put in more than 6,200 solar panels to save money on energy costs and as part of the company’s launch of a bundled insurance program for commercial-scale solar installations. >>View Article
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