Wind Power Opinion & Commentary

- April 15, 2014

Distributed Generation Shines in Thailand

Electricity generation today is moving towards a more decentralised model where generation is close to demand. Possible benefits are diminished transmission and distribution losses...

Jason Switzer - April 14, 2014

When Renewables Meet the Oil and Gas Industry, Opposites Attract

At first glance, pairing renewable energy with the oil and gas sector would seem an unlikely match. But behind the curtain, romance could be blooming.

Franz Matzner - April 10, 2014

Tax Code of Honor: US Congress Must Choose a Clean Energy Future

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Wyden has officially begun consideration of legislation to reinstate a suite of tax credits that big polluters and their allies succeeded in getting...

Kat Friedrich - April 08, 2014

Clean Energy and Climate Resilience Join Forces

Massachusetts and New Jersey are spearheading clean energy financing programs that also address the need for climate resilience. Both of these programs appear to be partially motivated...

Michael Goggin - April 04, 2014

US Wind Energy Output Breaks Records

Wind energy is breaking records across the U.S., thanks to long-needed transmission upgrades that are relieving congestion on the power grid and allowing more clean energy to reach...

Paul Gipe - April 04, 2014

EU Concludes French Feed-in Tariffs for Wind Energy Permissible

In a potentially far-reaching decision, the European Commission has decided that the French system of feed-in tariffs for wind energy on land is not excluded under prohibitions against...

Tom Konrad - April 03, 2014

Ten Clean Energy Stocks For 2014: Patience Rewarded

For both the stock market and the weather, March was more lion than lamb. My broad market benchmark fell 2.2 percent to end up 1.5 percent for the quarter. Volatile clean energy stocks...

Del Williams - April 02, 2014

Supplying Reliable Power to Off-Grid Industrial Sites

When considering off-grid, renewable sources of energy to power sensors, meters, pumps, controllers and communication links at remote industrial sites, the options typically come down...

Stacy Mitchell - March 31, 2014

Are Walmart's Green Claims Simply Greenwashing?

In 2005, when atmospheric CO2 had climbed to 379 parts per million and Walmart's public approval rating had fallen to an all-time low, the company's then-CEO Lee Scott made a dramatic...

Jon Creyts - March 28, 2014

Building the Electricity System of the Future: Thinking Disruption, Doing Solutions

The speed of disruptive innovation in the electricity sector has been outpacing regulatory and utility business model reform, which is why they now sometimes feel in conflict. That...

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