Gov. Steve Bullock, D-Mont., has announced a new blueprint for Montana’s energy future. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which is praising the governor’s plan, the blueprint recognizes the value of a stronger electricity grid and the expansion [Read More]
The Rhode Island legislature has passed a bill to advance the state’s renewable energy target from 14.5% by 2019 to 40% by 2035 – a move being applauded by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The new law, if signed [Read More]
On Thursday, the White House hosted a summit during which the Obama administration announced new executive actions and 33 state and private-sector commitments to accelerate the grid integration of renewable energy and storage. According to a White House fact sheet, [Read More]
According to Shumlin, the newly altered bill, which he originally vetoed, “provides a road map” for the transformation of the state’s energy system.
Days after its veto by the governor, a freshly altered Vermont bill relating to the siting of renewable energy projects is headed back to the desk of Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vt. According to coverage from Watchdog.org, lawmakers met for 11 [Read More]
Environment America Research & Policy Center says it will deploy hundreds of door-knockers this summer in a multimillion-dollar effort to educate Americans about the possibility of 100% renewable energy. Based in campaign offices in 19 states and the District of [Read More]
The legislature will soon meet to decide the fate of S.230, which Gov. Peter Shumlin has vetoed due to “last-minute” changes he feels would set back the state’s clean energy industry.
In San Francisco on Thursday, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz hosted energy leaders from around the world for the inaugural Mission Innovation (MI) Ministerial and the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7). The DOE says that, as the [Read More]
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed legislation that would move Maryland’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to obtain 25% of the state’s electricity from renewable sources within four years. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the bill had previously passed with [Read More]
According to several renewables stakeholders, the draft legislation is a good step forward but needs a bigger commitment to wind energy.