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U.S. Renewables Outpaced Natural Gas By Landslide In Q1, Says Report

Setting a new lopsided quarterly record, U.S. renewable sources (i.e., wind, solar, biomass and hydropower) outpaced – in fact, swamped – natural gas by...

What Does Supreme Court FERC Decision Mean For State Renewables Programs?

Last week, the Supreme Court found that a Maryland program to promote in-state generation through a guaranteed capacity payment was preempted by the Federal Power Act.

Happy Earth Day: Countries Meet In NYC To Sign Paris Agreement

Today, on Earth Day, leaders from about 170 countries converged in New York City to formally sign the Paris Agreement. According to the United...

RFP Seeks U.S.-Israel Projects With Focus On Renewables, Energy Efficiency

BIRD Energy, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and Israel’s Ministry of Energy and Water Resources, has announced a new request...

AWS Truepower Announces Large Batch Of New Hires

Albany, N.Y.-based AWS Truepower, an international provider of wind and solar energy consulting and engineering services, says it has added a number of key...
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California Leads The Nation In Advanced Energy Employment

Employment in California’s advanced energy industry grew 18% last year - six times the statewide employment growth rate - according to national business association...

World Bank’s Climate Change Plan Includes 30 GW Renewables Goal

The World Bank Group has announced plans to help developing countries add 30 GW of renewable energy – enough to power 150 million homes...

Berkeley Lab: RPS-Driven Demand For Renewables Could Double In 15 Years

Most state RPS requirements will continue to rise through at least 2020, if not beyond; collectively, these policies will require substantial further growth in U.S. renewable electricity supplies, the report says.

Maryland Senate Passes Legislation To Boost State’s RPS

In a 31-14 vote Wednesday, the Maryland Senate passed legislation to expand the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS).The bill, S.B.921, aims to increase Maryland's...

NV Energy Exceeds 2015 RPS, Continues Pursuit Of Renewables

Las Vegas-based NV Energy says it surpassed its mandated renewable portfolio standard (RPS) last year by achieving 21.2% and 31.3% levels in southern and...