Clean Power Investing

  • May 23, 2016 | Randy Wheeless
    Duke Energy and Duke University announced a partnership that will lead to cleaner and more efficient power for the university and the surrounding community.
  • May 20--State researchers and regional energy companies are asking for $3.5 million to continue research on what industry considers a promising carbon dioxide-capturing technology. The Allam Cycle appeared before the Lignite Research Council again Thursday for another round of research funding. The Allam Cycle, invented by 8 Rivers, uses pressurized carbon dioxide rather than steam to generate ...
  • The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation announced that it intends to award a $250,000 cooperative agreement to the Gila River Indian Community of Arizona, for community renewable energy study. The Bureau of Reclamation provided the following overview: "The Navajo Generating Station (NGS) is a 2,250 megawatt (MW) ...
  • West Virginia has been leading the charge to knock down federal carbon-cutting regulations, but the state's utility companies are taking steps on their own to embrace changes toward cleaner power generation anyway. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, while gathering support from more than two dozen states and state agencies, has been working to challenge the U.S. Environmental ...
  • May 19--Xcel Energy outlined its future with dwindling use of coal power plants as the utility has increased its use of natural gas, windmills and other "carbon-free" sources of electricity. About 100 people gathered for the annual shareholders meeting Wednesday morning at The Florian Gardens in Eau Claire. "We all know the energy industry is changing," Xcel CEO, President and board Chairman ...
  • Dow Chemical increased its 2025 Sustainability Goals' clean energy target from 400 megawatts to 750 megawatts Today, Dow Chemical Co announced that it moved another step towards cost-effective and clean alternative energy. In order to reduce carbon emissions, the company increased its clean energy target from 400 megawatts to 750 megawatt by 2025. This alignment is in line with Dows ...
  • New York's comptroller says Best Buy and Nordstrom have agreed to increasingly use renewable energy in their operations and supply chains.
  • The recent inauguration of a 600kW solar photovoltaic plant in the Federated States of Micronesia marks the successful completion of Cycle 2 of the US$50 million UAE-Pacific Partnership Fund. Through the UAE-PPF's two cycles of financing provided by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, renewable energy projects have been delivered to 11 Pacific Island nations ...

  • Solar Powered Traffic Speed Awareness Sign
    May 12, 2016 | Syd Kitson

    Cities around the world - from sprawling megalopolises to sleepy beach towns - are striving to make their public systems greener and more efficient, implementing everything from bus rapid transit to permeable sidewalks. It is impressive to watch municipalities, utilities and even private businesses overcome the challenges of pre-existing gray infrastructure and the high costs of retrofits. But it also inspires a question: what would a smart town look like if we designed it from the ground up?

  • Apr 18, 2016 | William Fortune
    The U.S. can be the worlds leader and supplier of clean carbon electricity and power plants.
  • The 5 hurdles to that shiny, renewables-filled future

    Apr 11, 2016 | Kathleen Wolf Davis

    David Crane, the outspoken former CEO of NRG Energy, saw his last day in office earlier this month. NRG Energy has chosen to turn over a new leaf with Crane's resignation and the new year-or an old leaf, if the appointment of the company's chief operating officer, Mauricio Gutierrez to follow Crane is any indication.

  • Apr 05, 2016 | EnergyBiz news services

    Dominion Power pushes back against arguments Clean Power Plan critics have made in an effort to derail new carbon rules.

  • Mar 15, 2016 | EnergyBiz news services

    The goal is lofty: to provide more renewable energy, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and give residents a break on their electricity bills.

  • Feb 18, 2016 | Bryan Leyland
    Because of the widespread belief in dangerous man-made global warming governments all over the world have decided to provide subsidies for wind solar and other so-called 'renewable' power sources.
  • Feb 04, 2016 | Aladdine Joroff
    Multi-State compliance approaches, part I: Compact clause
  • Jan 17, 2016 | EnergyBiz news services

    Some people look at the scraggly kind of trees that grow on the side of road and think of them as woody weeds. At Penn State, there are other people who look at them and see a source of power.

  • Personal attempts to develop an executive support system in the private renewable power plant investments field mature as a whole new research, development, deployment and demonstration (RD3) program idea.
  • Jan 01, 2016 | Navneet Trivedi
    Treating customers as colorblind is creating financial viability challenges for utilities, growth uncertainty for renewable developers and regulatory & policy challenges for utility sector which refuses to recognize colors of electricity!
  • Dec 30, 2015 | Erdal Kara
    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Power Plan Rule (CPPR) to cut carbon pollution from existing power plants on August 3, 2015.
  • Dec 21, 2015 | Jeanne Roberts

    Two California Democratic lawmakers, Zoe Lofgren and Doris Matsui, re-introduced legislation this month that will allow the government to issue up to $50 billion in bonds to promote a clean-energy economy.