March 5th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
The share of variable renewable energy (VRE) — mainly solar and wind — generation on U.S. regional power systems more than doubled on average from 2012 to 2018, according to the newly released 2018 Renewable Energy Grid Integration Data Book
September 28th, 2017 | by John Farrell
In recent months, a raft of cities and states pushed up their renewable energy targets to 50%, 80%, or even 100%. But how will that energy be delivered? Will it be from the top down, by merchant wind and solar power plants? Or from the bottom up, by customers producing their own power?
September 27th, 2016 | by Tina Casey
Super-successful businessman Donald Trump has been hating on the US wind energy industry iall year, super-big energy company Xcel blows him off
September 7th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The United States is on pace for another historic year of energy storage deployment, according to new figures from GTM [&hellip
February 24th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The United States wind industry has again broken monthly wind generation and penetration records, according to the country’s wind trade [&hellip
April 9th, 2015 | by Silvio Marcacci
Ontario and two Midwest US grid operators are creating carbon markets, meaning half of North America's population may soon live in cap-and-trade systems
April 3rd, 2014 | by AWEA
Originally published on AWEA. Washington, D.C., — Wind energy is breaking records across the U.S., thanks to long-needed transmission upgrades [&hellip
November 8th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
A report from Michigan's state government says the state could affordably generate 30% of its electricity from renewables by 2035, thanks to wind energy
April 16th, 2013 | by Joshua S Hill
I know we’re not supposed to choose a favourite — we should love them all equally — but I have [&hellip
November 28th, 2012 | by Adam Johnston
Overnight on Friday November 23rd, Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Incorporated (MISO) made some serious headwind by blowing past [&hellip
February 28th, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
New renewable energy generation is now cheaper than new coal generation in Michigan, and could also be a $5-billion annual industry for the economically hard-hit state. So say two recent reports analyzing the state’s progress toward renewable energy goals.
November 29th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci
The potential for wind power is greatest in middle America. But wind farms built there often have to send their electricity across several states to find the homes and businesses that need it. So how can energy from small-town wind turbines reach big city power sockets?
energyNOW! correspondent Lee Patrick Sullivan got a rare look inside the Midwest power grid’s control room to meet the people harnessing wind’s power and moving it across the nation.