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Interwest Energy Alliance Statement on Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future

Interwest Energy Alliance For Immediate Release February 16, 2016 Contact: Sarah Propst,, 505-660-4229 CARSON CITY – Interwest Energy Alliance executive director Sarah Propst released the following statement today in response to the bipartisan group of 17 governors who signed the Governors’ Accord for a … [Read more...]

Property assessed clean energy – American City & County (blog)

Property assessed clean energyAmerican City & County (blog)Cities and other local governments across the country are taking the lead in fighting climate change, and are discovering ways to do this while also creating jobs and saving people money on utility bills. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a ...and … [Read more...]

Suzlon Energy Now Controls 10 Gigawatts Of Indian Wind Energy Capacity – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaSuzlon Energy Now Controls 10 Gigawatts Of Indian Wind Energy CapacityCleanTechnicaPerhaps the largest renewable energy company in India has announced achievement of a huge milestone. Suzlon Energy, an integrated wind energy solutions provider, last month announced that it now controls 10 gigawatts of operational … [Read more...]

PG&E flying in poles for transmission work near Oroville Dam – Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico >> On Wednesday, PG&E crews will be flying in steel poles so they can continue re-routing a high-voltage transmission line that was de-energized on Feb. 10 due to the Oroville Dam auxiliary spillway incident. A helicopter will be used to carry in steel poles and crews to rugged terrain downstream of the auxiliary … [Read more...]

Biomass Thermal Legislative Advances – Biomass Magazine

The Biomass Thermal Energy Council is beginning the year with a strong focus on developing codes and standards for biomass thermal energy in residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. The Biomass Thermal Utilization Act (BTU Act), a federal investment tax credit on high-efficiency biomass heating systems, will be one … [Read more...]

MPPs pass bill to cancel winter hydro disconnections – Toronto Sun

Toronto SunMPPs pass bill to cancel winter hydro disconnectionsToronto SunWinter hydro disconnections have been powered down in Ontario. In a unanimous vote Wednesday morning, all three parties supported a bill that immediately stops the hydro cut-offs. The move comes a day after the government refused to support … [Read more...]

Here’s How Nearly 15 Gigawatts of Solar Gets Built in One Year – Greentech Media

Greentech MediaHere's How Nearly 15 Gigawatts of Solar Gets Built in One YearGreentech MediaIn 2010, the U.S. installed 852 megawatts-DC of solar photovoltaics from just over 53,000 individual projects. The non-residential (aka commercial) segment took the largest share (40 percent) of that capacity, and the largest state … [Read more...]

Better Buy: Clean Energy Fuels Corp. vs. Delek US Holdings – Motley Fool

Motley FoolBetter Buy: Clean Energy Fuels Corp. vs. Delek US HoldingsMotley FoolClean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ:CLNE) makes for an interesting consideration, especially after slashing costs while continuing to grow sales volumes in recent years. Higher selling prices could lead to a windfall for the company's patient investors … [Read more...]

Jammu & Kashmir Announces 450 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Power Target – CleanTechnica

CleanTechnicaJammu & Kashmir Announces 450 Megawatt Rooftop Solar Power TargetCleanTechnicaThe Jammu & Kashmir Department of Science and Technology has announced a target to have 450 megawatts of rooftop solar power capacity under the net-metering system by 2022. The policy announced by the state government allows for … [Read more...]

​MGE plans largest wind energy project to date – Milwaukee Business Journal

The Daily Iowan​MGE plans largest wind energy project to dateMilwaukee Business JournalMadison utility Madison Gas and Electric said Tuesday that it plans to build a $107 million, 66-megawatt wind farm in Howard County, Iowa, that would become the company's largest wind farm to date. The project, known as Saratoga, will … [Read more...]

Scots cap rate rise for small-scale hydro, pubs and cafes – FarmersWeekly

FarmersWeeklyScots cap rate rise for small-scale hydro, pubs and cafesFarmersWeeklyThe Scottish government has sought to limit the effect of business rate rises on the hospitality sector and people with selected renewables enterprises. Finance secretary Derek Mackay has announced a package of measures to support a range of … [Read more...]