Renewable energy lobbyists lack faith in renewable energy – Las Vegas Review-Journal

If you have a superior product, you don’t need a government mandate. That’s why the claims made by “green” energy advocates ring hollow as they push to increase Nevada’s renewable portfolio standard from 25 percent by 2025 to 50 percent by 2030. On Friday, Senate Commerce, Labor and Energy heard … [Read more...]

Russia Starts Largest Renewable Energy Auction in Bid for Jobs … – Bloomberg

Russia is pressing ahead with its biggest-ever auction for renewable energy, seeking to award contracts to purchase 1.9 gigawatts of clean electricity as well as attracting foreign investment to support jobs at home. The government tender starting Monday has attracted the interest of Fortum Oyj, Finland’s largest energy … [Read more...]

The eco guide to renewable energy – The Guardian

The GuardianThe eco guide to renewable energyThe GuardianWithin three years it will make such economic sense that many businesses (Ikea, already generating 53% of energy from renewables, plans to be a net exporter of solar and wind by 2020) and consumers will turn from passive customers to energy creators.and more » … [Read more...]

U.S. renewable energy is 7 times higher than just a decade ago – KMSP-TV

KMSP-TVU.S. renewable energy is 7 times higher than just a decade agoKMSP-TVKMSP - Nearly 7% of the total produced electricity in the United States now comes from renewable energy, up from just 1% a decade ago, and the numbers just keep climbing. According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), power … [Read more...]

Coal Country’s Power Plants Are Turning Away From Coal – The … – New York Times

New York TimesCoal Country's Power Plants Are Turning Away From Coal - The ...New York TimesCorporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of a politically prized fuel.and more » … [Read more...]

Mauritius: Renewable Energy – the Ocean As an Alternative Green Energy – AllAfrica.com

AllAfrica.comMauritius: Renewable Energy - the Ocean As an Alternative Green EnergyAllAfrica.comA one-day workshop focusing on the study on High Penetration Renewable energy roadmap, wave resource assessment and wave-integrated micro grid design in Mauritius was held yesterday at the Voila Hotel, Bagatelle. The Deputy Prime … [Read more...]

GE Renewable Energy To Provide Cyber Security For Invenergy Wind Turbine Fleet – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaGE Renewable Energy To Provide Cyber Security For Invenergy Wind Turbine FleetCleanTechnicaIn the second agreement announced between the two companies this week, GE Renewable Energy has been selected to provide cyber security for Invenergy's fleet of wind turbines. On Thursday, it was announced that GE Renewable … [Read more...]

Small towns set big ambitions on renewable energy – Citiscope

CitiscopeSmall towns set big ambitions on renewable energyCitiscopeWoodstock, Ontario, which calls itself the “Dairy Capital of Canada”, isn't the first place you might think of when it comes to leaders in renewable energy. It's a small agricultural city of about 42,000 people, about an hour-and-a-half drive from the … [Read more...]

Lawmakers tackle renewable energy bills in Carson City – KLAS-TV

KLAS-TVLawmakers tackle renewable energy bills in Carson CityKLAS-TVLAS VEGAS - As the 2017 legislative session enters its final days, lawmakers have made it a goal to take action on about a dozen bills relating to renewable energy and energy efficiency. Advocates say it's a step forward in re-energizing the state's ...Nevada … [Read more...]

Trump’s budget proposal could affect Hawaii’s renewable energy goals – Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Trump's budget proposal could affect Hawaii's renewable energy goalsPacific Business News (Honolulu)For Veronica Rocha, renewable energy program manager at the Hawaii State Energy Office, the proposed budget confirms her fears regarding the environmental and energy plans of the new administration.and more » … [Read more...]