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CanWEA Applauds Alberta’s New Carbon-Reduction Plan

On Wednesday, Shannon Phillips, Alberta's minister of environment and parks, announced a plan for the adoption of an output-based allocation system for large emitters...
renewable energy

The Role of Wholesale Power Markets in Helping States Achieve Decarbonization

How can wholesale power markets and state policies work together to achieve decarbonization and reliability objectives at a low cost? In response to questions...
emissions reduction

Duke Energy To Invest Big In Clean Energy As Part Of Emissions-Reduction Goal

Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy has established an aggressive goal to reduce carbon emissions 40% from 2005 levels by 2030, as well as invest $11...
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How To Decarbonize The Energy Sector: Significantly Ramp Up Renewables

By expanding renewable energy and improving energy efficiency, energy-related carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions globally could be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased out...
coal

That’s The Last Of It: NV Energy Kills Coal Plant, Moves Toward Renewables

As part of a goal to further reduce Nevada’s carbon emissions, Las Vegas-based NV Energy has taken down the fourth and final unit of...

West Coast Utility Regulators Renew Vows For Carbon Reduction, Clean Energy

This week, utility regulators from the West Coast reaffirmed a commitment made in 2006 to support efforts to reduce carbon pollution and expand the...

Canada Has A New Plan For Slashing Carbon Pollution, But Not Everyone Is On...

The government has laid out a new carbon pricing approach that CanWEA says will spur renewable energy generation into the country's grid. However, a few provinces have spoken out against the proposal.