Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy Growth Blows EIA Forecasts Out of the Water, Again
In the latest Electric Power Monthly report, which covers all twelve months of 2015, the EIA revealed that renewable energy sources accounted for nearly 13.5-percent of the nation's utility-scale electrical output. This is up by more than 2-percent ... [...]
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Renewable energy's global growing pains
The story of the US' energy economy has become simple: natural gas has gotten incredibly cheap, wind is catching up, and solar will be competitive before the decade is out. All of this is driving a boom in renewable energy and pushing coal out of its ... [...]
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I-180 is unreasonable renewable energy rewrite
It effectively applies to only two utilities in Montana: NorthWestern Energy and Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. It required them to have a generation resource portfolio with at least a 15 percent renewable energy component by 2015. Of critical importance ... [...]
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Renewable Energy Revolution Rocks On: All New Generating Capacity in January …
Two new federal government reports underscore not only the continued rapid growth of renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) in the electric power sector but also the ongoing failure of government forecasts to ... [...]
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Tax credit extensions can impact renewable energy deployment and electric sector
The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) today released new analysis exploring the potential impact of recently extended federal tax credits on the deployment of renewable generation technologies and related U.S. electric ... [...]
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Report: Vermont consumers receive no renewable energy despite industry's growth
A new report from the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School shows that Vermont residents are using no renewable energy, despite growth the state's solar industry, because its renewable energy certificate program encourages ... [...]
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Sandoval reactivates renewable energy task force
Brian Sandoval signed an executive order Tuesday reactivating a task force to advise the administration on ways to promote and distribute renewable energy resources in Nevada, including rooftop solar. The moves comes amid consumer backlash over a ... [...]
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EDF Renewable Energy Announces Commercial Operation of its First Battery …
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced today that the McHenry Storage Project, EDF Group's first battery storage project in North America, reached commercial operation on December 20, 2015. The energy storage ... [...]
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