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Senate OKs McNamee As FERC Commissioner

In a move denounced by clean energy groups, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Bernard McNamee as a commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...
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With Cincinnati On Board, 100 U.S. Cities Now Committed To 100% Clean Energy

Cincinnati, Ohio, has become the 100th city or town in the nation - and the second city in Ohio, following Cleveland - to commit...
electricity

Xcel Energy Announces Plan For 100% Carbon-Free Electricity

Xcel Energy has rolled out a new “clean energy vision” that aims for the utility to deliver 100% carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050.As...
eia

U.S. Coal Consumption In 2018 To Be Lowest In Nearly Four Decades

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects total U.S. coal consumption in 2018 to fall to 691 million short tons (MMst), representing a 4%...

Boston’s Sherin And Lodgen Launches Renewable Energy Practice

Boston-based law firm Sherin and Lodgen LLP has expanded its solar practice and created a national renewable energy practice group.According to the firm, the...

ExxonMobil To Purchase Half A Gigawatt Of Texas Solar, Wind

Ørsted has announced 500 MW of power purchase agreements (PPAs) with ExxonMobil for wind and solar projects in Texas.According to a presentation from Ørsted's...
clean-energy

BNEF: Developing Nations Are ‘Leading The Charge’ On Clean Energy Deployment

A combination of surging electricity demand, sinking technology costs and innovative policymaking has allowed developing nations to seize the mantle of global clean energy...
energy storage

SEIA To Congress: Make Energy Storage Eligible For ITC

In a letter filed on Monday, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), alongside several other energy trade and advocacy organizations, is urging Congress to...
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Juhl Energy, GE Build Solar-Wind Hybrid Project In Minnesota

Juhl Energy, GE Renewable Energy and Bank of America are partnering for what they call the U.S.' first commercial, integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation project.Minnesota-based...
electricity

Report: Antiquated Electricity Market Rules Impede Solar And Wind Deployment

Although record-low costs and consumer demand are driving growth in U.S. wind and solar energy, outdated wholesale market rules are preventing the two technologies...
rhode island

The U.S.’ Smallest State Has Big Renewable Energy Ambitions

"Though she be but little, she is fierce." A line from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream or an appropriate description for the State of...
solar wind

Lazard Study Confirms Solar, Wind Costs Dropping Below Those Of Conventional Generation

Lazard Ltd., a financial advisory and asset management firm, has released its annual studies comparing the costs of energy from various generation technologies and of energy...