October 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
One of the greatest side benefits of climate action is that it creates a lot of jobs. Not only that — it creates a lot of well paying jobs. Solar installers, solar panel manufacturers, wind turbine technicians, electric vehicle engineers, electrical engineers, and the list goes on. But how many jobs? And how well do they pay
April 27th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
COVID-19’s serious toll not just on public health but on jobs is visible all around us: across our economy, shuttered shops, idled factories, cancelled events and travel, rush hours devoid of the usual traffic
June 21st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The American Council on Renewable Energy has this week announced the launch of a new campaign that aims to spur $1 trillion in new US private sector investment by 2030 for the renewable energy sector and enabling grid technologies.
January 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
In remarkably good news for the US energy industry, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has unanimously rejected a proposal by the country's Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, which essentially sought to subsidise coal and nuclear energy.
December 4th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Just before 2am on Saturday morning, Senate Republicans passed their $1.5 trillion Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a hastily written and hurried bill that will affect Americans all across the country and end up increasing the country's deficit by $1 trillion, while under the radar the bill will also threaten the country's renewable energy industry.
December 1st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
With the Senate Republican tax bill racing towards a contentious vote despite numerous obstacles, a group of American energy trade bodies have penned an open letter raising urgent concerns that claim a provision, if it remains as-written, would have dire impacts on the country's renewable energy industry.
November 8th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A diverse group of a dozen US energy industry associations which represent the oil, natural gas, wind, solar, efficiency, and other technologies, have come together to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reject the Department of Energy's proposal to subsidise the coal and nuclear energy industries, claiming that such a proposal is unsupported by record and would throw a costly wrench into the nation's electricity markets.
October 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Opposition continues to grow and solidify against US Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry's plan to prop up the country's coal and nuclear industries by subsidizing their supposed contribution to grid resiliency, with a diverse group of 12 energy industry associations and a large group of manufacturers calling on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to ditch the plan.
October 3rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has turned to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in an effort to revitalize the country's coal and nuclear industries by essentially subsidizing their sectors based on a misguided belief that their technologies are the only way to bring stability to the country's electricity grid.
June 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Two months after newly-minted US Energy Secretary Rick Perry sought answers about the reliability and market rules of the US electricity grid, a new report by Analysis Group has concluded that there is simply no evidence that the changing mix of the United States' electricity sector will affect system reliability.
May 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of four national business groups representing US renewable energy interests submitted materials to the US Energy Secretary Rick Perry in an attempt to inform him of the importance and value of renewable energy sources and their contribution to protecting electricity reliability.
December 7th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Internet behemoth Google has announced that it will reach 100% renewable energy for its entire global operations by 2017, including all its data centers and offices -- meeting its original renewable energy targets well ahead of schedule.
September 16th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The United States Bureau of Land Management has published a plan which renewable energy and labor groups have claimed will [&hellip
July 8th, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
The Northeast U.S. cap-and-trade system helped install 800MW new renewables capacity in 2013, showing states how EPA's proposed emissions rule can succeed
April 30th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on World Resources Institute. By Letha Tawney, Bharath Jairaj and Xuege (Cathy) Lu Investors worldwide spent less on [&hellip
April 15th, 2014 | by AWEA
Originally published on Into the Wind. By David Ward It is the week before Earth Day (Tuesday, April 22) and we [&hellip
February 13th, 2014 | by Tina Casey
When a petroleum-dependent mainstream sporting organization like NASCAR says it’s about time to cut through the politics and separate personal [&hellip