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BNEF Predicts 50% Wind- And Solar-Powered Grid By 2050

Deep declines in wind, solar and battery technology costs could result in a grid powered nearly 50% by the two fast-growing renewable...

Renewables Finally Beat Coal For U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity

For the first time, U.S. electrical generating capacity by renewable energy sources – biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind – has surpassed...
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Bill Seeks To Expand Master Limited Partnerships To Renewable Energy

Lawmakers have reintroduced a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would give clean energy projects access to a tax advantage currently available for fossil...
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Bill Proposes Federal Grant Program For Offshore Wind Jobs Training

Several legislators have introduced a bill that would establish federal grants for offshore wind education and training.The...

House Committee Boosts DOE Budget In Draft Funding Bill

The House Appropriations Committee has unveiled draft funding bills that seek higher clean energy-related budgets than requested by President Donald Trump. ...
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U.S. Reps. Introduce Bill To Allow Transferability Of PTC, ITC

U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Darin LaHood, R-Ill., have introduced a bipartisan bill that would make renewable energy tax credits transferable.
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Wind, Solar And Hydro Comprised Nearly Three-Fifths Of New Capacity In Q1

In the first quarter of the year, solar, wind, and hydropower accounted for nearly three-fifths (59.6%) of new capacity added to the...
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Clean Energy For America Would Revamp Energy Tax Code

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., along with 25 other Senate colleagues, has introduced the Clean Energy for America Act, which would consolidate...
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2019 Could Be The Year Wind Beats Hydro For U.S. Electrical Generation

An analysis by the SUN DAY Campaign of the latest forecast data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) confirms continued...
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AWEA: Trump Executive Orders ‘Miss A Major Opportunity’

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) says new executive orders issued by President Donald Trump on energy infrastructure are a missed opportunity...