In light of President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the Clean Climate Careers initiative, a multi-pronged strategy to grow the state’s clean energy economy and prepare citizens [Read More]
Oklahoma has been facing significant cuts to its education budget in recent years, but property tax revenue from local wind farms has helped keep several public schools above water.
The California State Senate has passed a bill that would transition the state to 100% renewable energy. In a 25-13 vote on Wednesday, the Senate passed S.B.100, which aims to both accelerate and expand the state’s current 50% by 2030 renewable [Read More]
According to the SUN DAY Campaign, renewable energy’s share of power generation has reached a level that the U.S. Energy Information Administration did not expect to happen for another 40 years.
NextEra Energy Resources and nonprofit public agency Sonoma Clean Power are celebrating the groundbreaking of the Golden Hills North Wind Energy Center, a repowered project located in Alameda County, Calif. The Golden Hills North wind project is a complete repowering, [Read More]
“Wind power has grown to be America’s largest source of renewable capacity because we’ve delivered on our promises,” remarked AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan at this week’s show in Anaheim, Calif.
More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017, released at IRENA’s 13th Council meeting, [Read More]
President Donald Trump has released his fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, which includes cuts to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Unsurprisingly, many clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out in response to [Read More]
The head of the American Wind Energy Association lays out a slew of industry, market and policy trends that will outlive the wind production tax credit after its phaseout.
Renewable Energy Vermont argues that the public service board’s proposed new rules, covering decibel levels and setback requirements, could “effectively ban” future wind development in the state.