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Thursday, 21 March 2013 14:14

Renewable-Energy Standard Works

March 21 -- Most companies on the Fortune 100 list have adopted policies to increase their use of renewable energy. The reason is simple: Renewable energy is good business. America’s largest, most-successful businesses know that renewable energy diversifies their energy supplies, which, among other benefits, can smooth out the volatile price-swings common among traditional energy sources. Renewables also reduce companies’ long-term operating costs. >>View Article

March 15 -- Oklahoma's 2010 renewable energy goal was to reach 15 percent of capacity with renewables by 2015. It's 2013 and the state is ahead of schedule. The mile marker was at 14.5 percent for 2011. >>View Article

March 8 -- New wind projects have pushed the state's renewable energy goal higher than the 15 percent target set for 2015. >>View Article

March 5 -- Maybe it was a pro-business posture on development of Kansas’ wind energy industry. Or maybe it was the reminder that a renewable energy standard was a tradeoff to clear the way for construction of a new coal-fired power plant. Whatever it was, renewable energy sensibilities prevailed over the extreme conservative special interests that have had their way in Topeka this session more often than not. >>View Article

March 5 -- As the Obama Administration seeks to find its footing for a second term, there appear to be plenty of reasons to hold a very bleak outlook for clean tech in the U.S. and beyond. But when we take a look at some other indicators -- perhaps quieter data points that don't make the breathless headlines or trending tweets du jour -- a different story is emerging. >>View Article

Monday, 04 March 2013 20:41

Renewable Energy: We're Using More Of It

March 4 --Wind energy. Renewable energy. Alternative energy. The amount of energy Michiganders use that has been produced by wind and other renewable sources has increased substantially in recent years. When someone flips a switch to turn on a light in their home in Petoskey or Charlevoix, a portion of the power to that light will have come from a wind farm. >>View Article

February 28 -- A new statewide public opinion poll has produced data showing most of Ohio voters agree there should be laws requiring some portion of local energy to be generated from clean sources, such as wind and solar. To be more specific, the poll found almost 80% of voters support legally requiring clean energy in Ohio. >>View Article

February 25 -- The Obama administration and Congress need to enact an ambitious, practical energy policy. They can start with a national standard for renewable energy. Many states have laws that require utilities to invest more in wind, solar and biomass energy and other forms of renewable power. The laws are getting results, but their competing rules and incentives create a tug of war among states for investors. A federal standard would help level the playing field among states, give investors greater market certainty and create jobs. >>View Article

February 21 -- All of Michigan's electricity providers - except Detroit Public Lighting (DPL) - are on pace to meet the interim targets and final goals established under the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS), the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) reports. >>View Article

Thursday, 21 February 2013 16:32

Reid: Strengthen Renewable Energy Standards

February 21 -- U.S. Sen. Harry Reid called on Nevada lawmakers to tighten the state's renewable energy standards in a wide-ranging speech Wednesday. >>View Article

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