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Energy and Mines - March 31, 2015

Renewables Are Customizing PPAs for Mining Industry, But More Dialogue Necessary

Goldcorp’s Chilean operations has dedicated time and effort to exploring renewable energy for its 200 MW El Morro project, which has encountered delays because the company’s environmental...

Rhone Resch - March 30, 2015

Solar, Wind Industries Release ‘How-To’ Handbook for Cutting Carbon Emissions

For states looking to meet new obligations under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) have jointly published...

Matt Kasper - March 30, 2015

One Man Working Behind-the-Scenes to Halt Oklahoma Wind Energy

Oklahoma has quietly become the 4th largest wind producing state in America after jumping several states in the rankings over the past few years. The panhandle and the northeastern...

John Farrell - March 26, 2015

Lifting State Limits on Local Power

In the first half of 2014, distributed local solar power constituted over 25 percent of new power plant capacity. This impressive growth continues several years where solar power has...

Holbert Janson - March 24, 2015

Wind Project Adds 200 Megawatts to Texas Grid

EDF Renewable Energy, a leading power producer in the green energy sector, has announced that its Hereford Wind Project reached commercial operation on December 22nd, 2014. The Hereford...

John Farrell - February 27, 2015

Are Utilities or States the Leaders in Renewable Energy and Efficiency?

A June 2014 study by Ceres highlighted the top electric utilities for renewable energy and efficiency. In an article discussing the findings, Utility Dive suggested that there are “wide...

Jesse Broehl - February 26, 2015

Vestas, Mitsubishi Settle on Offshore Turbine Design

In 2014, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI)formed a joint venture with Vestas called MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The strategy behind that joint venture is now substantially clearer. MHI’s...

Tom DeRosa - February 26, 2015

The Keystone XL Pipeline: Nobody Won

Left, Right, Left, Right... It's been a long battle. More than five years of bickering by both sides. A Republican-led Congress took office almost two months ago, and they, along with...

Leslie Blodgett - February 20, 2015

Geothermal Visual: Capacity Factors for Assorted Energy Systems

“Capacity factor” refers to a measure of actual output over a period of time. Capacity factors for various types of energy systems, as recorded by DOE and NREL, are given in the visual...

Jack Dawson - February 19, 2015

Enjoy the Double Advantage of Energy Efficiency and Saving Resources

Global warming is a term that pervades all international forums ranging from economics, food security, and energy production to security. Such is the importance of this debate that...

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