March 26th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content
New Jerseyans are looking to policymakers for smart decisions that will enable clean, affordable, accessible energy for all. Distributed solar and batteries, and the innovation and efficiency offered by third-party competition, should be a key piece of delivering on the ambitious goals set forth by Governor Murphy’s Energy Master Plan
July 31st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The Massachusetts legislature has approved a bill that will double the yearly increase in its renewable portfolio standard over the next 10 years.
March 27th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The US state of Maryland has increased its renewable energy portfolio standard from a target of 20% by 2022 to an impressive 25% by 2020.
September 16th, 2015 | by Derek Markham
The state of California just created an ambitious goal, as well as a significant milestone, for itself on the road [&hellip
July 1st, 2015 | by U.S. Energy Information Administration
Originally published on EIA. Two states recently passed legislation that would require significant increases in renewable electricity generation. On June [&hellip
May 18th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
Americans are voicing more and more concern about unreliable and usually rising petroleum costs and the effects on climate of [&hellip
July 15th, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
Even though California once again dominates Clean Edge's annual Clean Tech Leadership Index, clean energy keeps growing in almost every corner of America.
March 7th, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
A new report finds renewable energy can provide up to 30% of total electricity supply in PJM Interconnection by 2026 without cost or reliability concerns
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
September 13th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on the Lenz Blog by Karl-Friedrich Lenz The election in Germany is close, and unfortunately only one out of [&hellip
August 6th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
America’s wind energy industry may be coming off a record-setting 2012 but could potentially soar even higher – if federal policy uncertainty is resolved in time to help overcome the natural gas boom and fast-closing state renewable energy targets.
This outlook from the US Department of Energy’s “2012 Wind Technologies Market Report,” underlines how important stable government policy is to growing a clean energy economy and reveals the economic potential of a future powered by wind energy
July 26th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
A solar energy revolution is dawning in America, led by the "Dazzling Dozen" - twelve states whose progressive policies dominate the solar industry with 85% of all US solar capacity but just 28% of the total population.
Environment America’s “Lighting the Way” report outlines their successful policies and illuminate the path forward to a nationwide clean energy economy
July 25th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
If Governor Martin O’Malley gets his way, Maryland may soon lead America in the fight against climate change and transition toward a clean energy future.
Today, O’Malley announced an aggressive plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25% and boost renewable energy 25% by 2020 - both up from current 20% targets.
July 22nd, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
California and Texas lead a new ranking of US smart grid implementation, and the common factors in the 15 most successful states could direct the future of American grid modernization
June 28th, 2013 | by Amber Archangel
Our friends over at renewableenergysolar.net have made a new solar smackdown infographic. 1Sun4All.com asked how California would compare to Texas. The following infographic shows [&hellip
May 18th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
With roughly 18 months until launch, South Korea appears on the path to launch the world’s most ambitious cap and trade market, with the highest global price on carbon.
The government is still finalizing system design, set to launch in January 2015, but it could ultimately cover 70% of national emissions and reach $90 per ton of carbon
March 21st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
This summer, the cast of Jersey Shore might find it easier to get a tan by leaning over the nearest solar photovoltaic panel instead of making an appointment at their favorite tanning salon.
New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities announced this week the state has joined a prestigious renewable energy club, becoming the third US state to pass the 1-gigawatt (GW) mark in total installed solar capacity.
March 8th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
Maryland's state legislature has passed Governor O'Malley's signature clean energy initiative to install 200MW of offshore wind capacity and kickstart the state's clean energy industry
February 21st, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
It may seem ironic for a state that enacted a ban on sea level rise, but renewables and energy efficiency have boosted North Carolina's economy by creating thousands of new jobs, saving millions of megawatt hours of energy, and generating billions in state revenue since
July 31st, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
A new financing mechanism from Clean Power Finance may help harness the potential of solar renewable energy credits to bridge a growing financing gap and continue America’s residential solar power surge.
January 27th, 2012 | by Silvio Marcacci
Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has proposed a major offshore wind energy plan in his state for the second year in a row. But even though the plan has wide backing from environmental groups and the public, it may once again face stiff headwinds of opposition from utilities and the state legislature.
December 20th, 2011 | by Stephen Lacey
The truth can be very inconvenient. With real-world experience and numerous non-partisan research organizations showing over and over again that state-level renewable energy targets have not substantially driven up electricity rates, clean energy opponents are simply creating their own numbers
November 24th, 2011 | by Andrew
There's promise in reclaiming abandoned open pit iron ore mines in Minnesota's Mesabi Iron Range and reusing them to store energy from wind turbines and farms. Utilities, industry and government are increasingly looking at hydroelectric pumped storage as an efficient, clean means of making more use and better managing growing amounts of intermittent electrical power being produced from wind energy.
September 6th, 2011 | by John Farrell
In a stunning reversal of popular wisdom, overzealous state legislators and interest groups are jeopardizing over $4 billion in economic activity and thousands of jobs promised in Missouri’s 3-year old renewable energy law. Missourians should override their mistaken legislators, reaffirming their commitment to local renewable energy and even consider the benefits of maximizing the state’s clean electricity production