All Posts Tagged With: "renewable energy"
New polls released by the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the Advanced Energy Economy Ohio Institute show that voters in Colorado, Iowa, Ohio and Virginia – all states that were critical in deciding the outcome of the presidential election – support renewable energy.16Nov2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The biggest issue comes with adapting these new resources. Aside from the fact that it would be a major pain for companies to make the switch, cost is the real problem. Building fossil fuel plants and resources, as well as actually using them, is a cheaper option for most big businesses.20Aug2012 | admin | 1 comment | Continued
The present glut of natural gas has seen prices free fall from its high of $20 per million British thermal units in 2003, to the current lows of under $3. The low prices will continue to pose a threat to the future growth of wind and solar energy until at least 2030 according to the International Renewable Energy Energy Agency, a United Nation’s agency.10Jul2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The developer stands to pull in $34 million annually in energy sales to local utilities and other customers, but for the deal to go through, the Air Force needs the approval of another federal agency: the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management. That is because the BLM
owns the land and has final say over its use.
A Tale of Two Conferences — The World Renewable Energy Forum and DUO Oil and Gas Collide in the Mile High City
Speaking at the World Renewable Energy Forum in Denver today, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu called on Congress to extend tax credits that support the nation’s alternative energy industry. Next door, they talked unconventional shale and jobs.17May2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
While jobs overwhelmingly top the list of national concerns,
the majority of Americans care about energy issues. More than three quarters of those surveyed said they are worried about a lack of progress in developing better ways to use energy efficiently and develop renewable sources.
The project resulted in a 64-panel array that went online last week beside the Meals on Wheels parking lot. The system is expected to cut the organization’s energy costs by about $1,800 a year, said Executive Director Jamie Loveall.19Sep2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Although it is by far the most widely used renewable resource, the political push to diversify renewable portfolio standards in the U.S. has shifted the focus from building large dams to upgrading operating capacity at existing ones, and building smaller hydropower plants that affect the waterways less.29Jul2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Similar to Lowe’s teaming up with Sungevity to offer shoppers affordable, in-store solar leasing options, the Home Depot has partnered with Flagstaff, Ariz.-based company Southwest Windpower in an effort to bring clean, renewable wind-based power to the masses.11Jul2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Cumulative grid-connected solar electric installations have reached more than 2.85 gigawatts, and all three PV market sectors (residential, commercial and utility) continued to grow, with commercial installations showing the strongest gains.16Jun2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Changing federal regulations and a lack of cooperation among regulatory agencies are two of the biggest obstacles, according to experts who spoke at a panel gathered by the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority this week.13May2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
That’s the upshot of BLM proposal that would prohibit new mining claims on land proposed for renewable projects. The agency wants to reduce conflict between mining claims and the development of wind and solar energy generation on public lands — something already happening in The West.3May2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The U.S. PV market made the most significant strides in 2010, more than doubling installation totals from 2009. This expansion was driven by the Federal section 1603 Treasury program, completion of significant utility-scale projects, expansion of new state markets and declining costs.15Mar2011 | admin | 0 comments | Continued