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New Hampshire Shuts Down Renewables Rebate Programs ‘Until Further Notice’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

New Hampshire’s Public Utilities Commission, concerned about the state’s fiscal year 2018 budget, says the wind and solar rebate programs themselves may also face changes.

Dominion Energy Issues RFI For Renewables Purchase Options

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 24, 2017

Virginia-based Dominion Energy has issued a request for information (RFI) to identify market participants interested in providing renewable generation purchase options to the company. The RFI supports the energy company’s proposed continuous renewable generation (CRG) rate schedules, recently filed with [Read More]

100% Clean Energy Bills Now Proposed In Both House And Senate

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

The House version of a landmark 100% clean energy bill rolled out earlier this year has been introduced by U.S. Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.; Jared Huffman, D-Calif.; and Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash. According to the lawmakers, the “100 [Read More]

Federal Court Decision Affirms States’ Authority On Renewables Policy

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Written by Miles Farmer on July 17, 2017

The case is important because it demonstrates that states have strong tools to dictate their energy mix (including advancing renewable energy) without violating the Constitution or federal energy laws.

100% Renewables Bill Takes Another Step Forward In California

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 13, 2017

With the approval of S.B.100 by the California Assembly Utilities and Energy Committee, the Golden State has taken a step closer to establishing a 100% clean energy goal. The bill, which has already been approved by the Senate, was passed [Read More]

Introducing Fluence, An Energy Storage JV From Siemens And AES

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2017

Dubbed Fluence, the 50/50 joint venture between Siemens and AES will be headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area.

100 Global Corporations Now Committed To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2017

With the new additions of AkzoNobel N.V., AXA, Burberry and the Carlsberg Group, The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative – representing large businesses transitioning to 100% renewable energy globally – has reached a 100-member milestone. According to The Climate Group, RE100 [Read More]

Washington City Makes 100% Renewables Commitment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 30, 2017

The Edmonds, Wash., City Council has approved a resolution establishing a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100% renewable energy by 2025. According to the Sierra Club, Edmonds represents the first city or town in Washington state to commit to 100% [Read More]

New Board Members At The American Council On Renewable Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 29, 2017

The American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) has elected two new members to its board of directors: Jacob Susman, vice president and head of origination at EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), and Kevin Walsh, managing director and group head of [Read More]

UPS Commits To Significant Renewables Increase

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 28, 2017

Global package delivery company UPS has announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources. The goals, available in the company’s 2016 Corporate Sustainability [Read More]