A firm in Boston has compiled a guidebook to provide an extensive listing and description of government and utility funds and incentives that support the development of renewable energy, distributed generation, and energy efficiency.
Up to 1,000 megawatts of wind energy is needed by the Bonneville Power Administration. A request for proposals was issued on February 22 for the generating capacity, to be delivered as soon as possible.
One of the larger retailers in the United States will increase its use of solar and wind power.
Green Mountain Energy Company has been selected to serve 450,000 Ohio electricity customers in the largest energy aggregation contract in the United States.
Several environmental groups in California are concerned that the proposal by Governor Gray Davis to increase electricity generating capacity will impact adversely on air quality standards by relaxing environmental regulations designed to protect human health and the environment.
A proper energy policy for Minnesota would not promote wind power ahead of other options, according to a coalition of energy groups in that state.
The production of electricity from renewable energy sources in Germany grew by 18 percent last year, according to the country's electricity association.
The windmills scattered throughout the rolling hills and grassy expanses of the Great Plains are proof that farmers and ranchers were some of the original users of renewable energy.
One of Canada's larger oil companies has made an equity investment of $3 million in a company that develops solar and wind energy in the state of Vermont.
An exhibit that demonstrates how renewable energy can bring electricity to developing nations will be featured at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Colorado.