State investment boards in Washington and Oregon are "bankrolling" oil, coal and gas infrastructure, a new analysis asserts, despite public calls by those states' governors to shift to renewables to fight global climate change.
In a report card deserving of the honor roll, a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind new study released today says America's K-12 schools have shown explosive growth in their use of solar energy over the last decade, soaring from 303 kilowatts (kW) of installed capacity to 457,000 kW, while reducing carbon emissions by 442,799 metric tons annually - the equivalent of saving 50 million gallons of gasoline a year or taking nearly 100,000 cars off U.S. highways.
The Public Utilities Commission landed in a fresh controversy following the disclosure Wednesday that Carol Brown, ousted top aide to the PUC's most powerful official, is actually on leave and did not depart the agency as widely thought.
A Washington, D.C.-based consumer advocacy group is criticizing federal energy regulators for failing to act against a private equity firm that owns power plants in New England for allegedly manipulating a power auction conducted earlier this year by ISO-New England. The group, Public Citizen, says the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's 2-2 vote failed to address allegations that …
GE's Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) announced today that its low-emissions reciprocating engine technology has been chosen by Michigan South Central Power Agency to replace outdated diesel units to meet the energy capacity needs for the city of Coldwater.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sweeping regulations that would require states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the electricity sector by an average of 30 percent nationally.
| SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC, Sep 17, 2014 -- PRWeb.com
The average cost of going solar in the United States continued its rapid decline in 2013 and the first half of 2014, according to a new study from the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
| ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire
Innovative Solar Systems has just recently received a 15 year purchase power agreement from Duke Energy on the company's IS 41 project, a 48MW(AC) solar farm to be built in North Carolina and be online in late 2015.