Renewable Energy

Yesterday
Economics 101: It's difficult to reduce an activity if there's no price attached to it, so why are many environmentalists increasingly turning away from wanting to price carbon emissions?
Politico
December 3, 2018, 1pm PST
The bill, which the council is likely to pass later this month, includes more ambitious renewable energy and clean vehicle mandates.
Utility Dive
November 24, 2018, 7am PST
The e-commerce behemoth has its hand in everything from warehouse development to renewable energy.
Curbed
November 17, 2018, 7am PST
Texas doesn't do small, so a new wind power regeneration record must be big.
Houston Chronicle
November 8, 2018, 6am PST
Two western states had very similar renewable energy initiatives on the ballot sponsored by NextGen America requiring utilities to get 50 percent of electricity by 2030. It passed in Nevada but was rejected in Arizona.
The Arizona Republic
November 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
The environment and climate change may not be top issues in the nation's hotly contested gubernatorial contests next Tuesday, but their outcomes can cause policy changes. Take North Carolina and the election of Roy Cooper, a Democrat, two years ago.
The Charlotte Observer
October 19, 2018, 10am PDT
Voters in two Western states next month will determine whether to require energy utilities to increase their share of electricity from renewable sources to 50 percent by 2030. In Arizona, the campaign has become the costliest in state history.
The Arizona Republic
October 10, 2018, 1pm PDT
On his way out the door, California Governor Jerry Brown created plenty of opportunities for the next administration to continue in his footsteps.
The Planning Report
September 17, 2018, 2pm PDT
A new survey identified the top climate strategies favored by municipalities around the country.
Smart Cities Dive
September 17, 2018, 1pm PDT
The region hopes to achieve widespread electrification of transportation ahead of the 2028 Olympics.
Fast Company
September 15, 2018, 5am PDT
Renewable energy enjoys broad public support—the utility industry is more skeptical.
Vox
August 30, 2018, 9am PDT
Senate Bill 100 by Sen. Kevin de León has one more hurdle to clear before it becomes law. While the state's greatest climate challenge isn't electricity generation, it will be helpful as more motorists turn toward electric vehicles.
Los Angeles Times
August 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
Falling costs for renewable energy may lead some to believe that coal and other mainstays have been replaced, but they haven't. Adoption of renewables is not yet outpacing growth in demand for energy.
Axios
August 6, 2018, 12pm PDT
A proposal by the nation's largest utility could be a model to deal with the most formidable problem presented by intermittent renewable electricity sources.
The New York Times
August 3, 2018, 10am PDT
The planned Wind Catcher did not make it through the Texas Public Utility Commission.
InsideClimate News
July 17, 2018, 11am PDT
A columnist says Pittsburgh's goal to run its government entirely on renewable energy by 2030 is like Trump's Wall: Not gonna happen.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
June 30, 2018, 1pm PDT
Georgia politics haven't usually been friendly to renewable energy. But some unlikely alliances, and a healthy dose of economics, can go a long way.
Inside Climate News
June 26, 2018, 1pm PDT
A Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) is a key tool for the Climate Action Plan of many California cities. According to one former mayor, they don't work.
Sacramento Bee
June 8, 2018, 2pm PDT
But it's still not enough to produce a net reduction in emissions from energy production.
Quartz
May 28, 2018, 7am PDT
The U.S. offshore wind industry has gained momentum in the past year and a half.
Vox