Renewable energy projects win clean power auction – BBC News

Renewable energy projects win clean power auction 11 September 2017 From the section Scotland business … [Read more...]

Renewable energy case boosted by sharp subsidy fall – Financial Times

Three offshore wind projects won contracts from the government in the latest subsidy auction for 'less established technologies' © Alamy The economic case for renewable energy in the UK was given a strong boost on Monday as an auction to provide electricity from offshore wind farms showed sharp falls in subsidy costs. The … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor: Rising gasoline prices reinforce need for … – Press Herald

Last night as I walked past a gas station, I dreaded the next time I need to buy gas. Prices in Maine and around the country are rising as a result of the shutdown of oil refineries in Texas. Maine gas prices rose by 32 cents last week, a 13 percent increase over the week before. Related Headlines The increase in gas … [Read more...]

Renewable energy celebrated at Darlington Raceway – Berkeley Independent

As the promotion to highlight NASCAR’s bygone era unfolded on the track so did the plan to make the sport more environmentally friendly for the future, with the help of Santee Cooper. Using renewable energy is not new at Darlington Raceway but this year the well-known Darlington Stripe has a little green included. The … [Read more...]

Can California Really Go 100 Percent Renewable Energy? – KQED

California lawmakers are considering a groundbreaking new energy goal: getting 100 percent of the state’s electricity from clean sources like solar and wind — in less than 30 years. For a state of California’s size, it’s an ambitious reach. California is second only to Texas in its energy appetite. As … [Read more...]

An entirely renewable energy future is possible, a new study says – PRI

PRIAn entirely renewable energy future is possible, a new study saysPRIThirteen percent plus 23 percent equals a 36 percent power-demand reduction, and Jacobson believes another 7 percent will occur due to end-use energy efficiency. So, compared to what 2050 would look like without changing to renewables, nations can ...and … [Read more...]

Nationals call on Federal Government to phase out renewable energy subsidies – ABC Online

ABC OnlineNationals call on Federal Government to phase out renewable energy subsidiesABC OnlineThe National Party has used its federal conference in Canberra to call on the Federal Government to eliminate subsidies for renewable energy. The plan involves freezing subsidies at their current levels for 12 months, then phasing … [Read more...]

Can we unite on renewable energy sources? – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Can we unite on renewable energy sources?The Bozeman Daily ChronicleWhat do the Pentagon, 45 percent of Republicans, 81 percent of Democrats, and nearly all Libertarians have in common? All support developing clean energy sources over fossil fuels. Their unity reflects recognition that renewable energy promotes ... … [Read more...]

Nationals party votes to remove all subsidies for renewable energy – The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldNationals party votes to remove all subsidies for renewable energyThe Sydney Morning HeraldThe Nationals have voted to remove all subsidies for renewable energy providers over a five-year period and to freeze them at their current level for the next year. The vote at the party's federal conference in … [Read more...]

Officials, environmentalists call for St. Louis to depend entirely on … – St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis Public RadioOfficials, environmentalists call for St. Louis to depend entirely on ...St. Louis Public RadioThe city of St. Louis could soon commit to an ambitious goal to depend on renewable energy sources such as wind and solar power for its electricity by 2035.and more » … [Read more...]