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“If at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off and try again.” Fossil fuel interests must have taken Aaliyah’s message to heart, because they continue to try to roll back pro-renewable energy policies in state legislatures, despite repeated failures over the past few years.

Wind and Renewable Energy, Winning in Vegas

Published on 09 May 2014  |   Written by 

LAS VEGAS – Flashing lights, spinning wheels, money changing hands; no, I’m not talking about a night at the Bellagio – I’m talking about the thriving wind energy industry here in America.

Apex Clean Energy and IKEA Strike a Deal

Published on 28 Apr 2014  |   Written by 

IKEA is known for many things: Its huge, foreboding blue stores; Its understated style of furniture and upholstery; And of course, its commitment to clean, renewable energy.

This weekend, the Associated Press published its coverage of the results of a recent University of Nebraska study that wrongly concluded that cellulosic ethanol from corn residue (like stover) could result in 7% more greenhouse gas emissions than gasoline in the short term. The study was conducted under conditions that are entirely inapplicable to modern cellulosic ethanol production, rendering its findings meaningless. Renewable fuel experts and agricultural scientists alike have slammed the study’s methodology and the EPA also distanced itself from its findings - with good reason.

Bonding for Clean Energy Progress

Published on 17 Apr 2014  |   Written by 

Mark Muro and Lewis Milford are both senior fellows at the Metropolitan Policy Program. This post was republished with their permission. The original post is here.

With Washington adrift and the United Nations climate change panel again calling for action, the search for new clean energy finance solutions continues.

"I Heart Renewables" Week

Published on 16 Apr 2014  |   Written by 

Renewable energy. The very concept itself is undeniably awesome. So awesome, in fact, that sometimes we can’t help but proclaim our love for renewables. Luckily, Earth Day is fast approaching, April 22, so this seems like an appropriate time for us to proclaim our enthusiasm for clean energy.

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