Potential Electricity Disruptions in the United States this Summer — New Report

Parts of the United States are at elevated or high risk for potential electricity emergencies this summer, according to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) 2021 Summer Reliability Assessment. Summer peak electricity demand in the United States is strongly influenced by temperature. NERC’s report notes that above-normal temperatures are … [continued]

Minnesota To Become 1st Midwest Clean Cars State

Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Simon Mui The proposal to adopt a Clean Cars Minnesota program was given a greenlight today. An Administrative Law Judge ruled — as part of her report issued today — that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) could move forward based on the extensive, … [continued]

US Breaks Monthly Wind Records Again

The United States wind industry has again broken monthly wind generation and penetration records, according to the country’s wind trade body. The American Wind Energy Association reported this week that the US set new electricity generation and penetration records across the country last week, “From the ERCOT grid in Texas … [continued]

$1 Million Clean Energy Trust Challenge For Midwestern Clean Energy And Cleantech Start-ups

The 6th annual Clean Energy Trust Challenge is accepting applications for its Midwestern cleantech startup competition. One million dollars will be awarded to the winners on April 12, 2016, in Chicago. The competition categories are: Renewable Energy, Advanced Transportation, Efficiency, Energy Storage, Building Technologies, Microgrids/Smartgrids, Bioenergy, Water-Energy Nexus, and Internet of Things/Smart Cities. Students, … [continued]