renewable portfolio standard

Why a Koch Brothers Front Is Blasting Ethanol in Iowa

A conservative think-tank backed by the Koch brothers just launched a massive anti-ethanol campaign in Iowa, six days before the country's first presidential…

Hawaii Close to Approving 100-Percent Renewables Goal

A bill requiring Hawaii to generate 100 percent of its energy needs from renewables by 2040 is close to passage by the state’s…

A Powerful Tool for Getting Insight into State Energy Policy

This week, the Center for the New Energy Economy released an overview of 2013-2014 state policies passed on renewable energy. The center is…

Florida Tea Party Group Clamoring for More Rooftop Solar

A Tea Party group in Florida called Conservatives for Energy Freedom is asking for a measure that would “encourage and promote local small-scale…

The Top 10 Solar States: You May Be Surprised

The top 10 solar states, according to Solar Power Rocks, may just surprise you. New York comes in at #1, followed by Massachusetts.

Fast Fashion Retailer Forever 21 Goes Solar, But is it Enough?

Forever 21 recently commenced the installation of a 5.1-megawatt solar power system at its headquarters in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.

California Spearheads a Transportation Reformation to Curb Emissions

Transforming our transportation infrastructure won’t happen overnight. While policies improving the supply side are taking shape, our individual transportation choices can have a…

Entergy: Utilities Should Focus on Climate Change Risk Mitigation

At the 2013 Climate Leadership Conference in DC, Rod West, Executive Vice President at Entergy Corporation urged the 450 attendees to stop focusing…

Why Cellulosic Ethanol Depends on a Renewable Fuel Standard

Adam Monroe, President of Novozymes North America calls the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) a linchpin policy.

FuelCell Energy Provides Clean Power and Efficiency in Various Forms

The real story here is that fuel cell technology, which was once considered the panacea for all of our energy problems, especially in…

One More Time: Clean Energy Standard Act Introduced in Congress

Sen. John Bingaman and supporters are once again introducing federal legislation that would require power utilities to generate electricity from clean energy sources.…

Debunking Myths: How a Robust Cap-and-Trade System is Vital to California’s Economy

With California’s robust program for AB 32 set to launch in 2012, its cap-and-trade component has recently been a source of litigation, political…

California Utilities to be Powered by 1/3 Renewables

Editor’s Note: The following is a non-sponsored guest post by Gary Fazzino, Applied Materials. We enjoy periodically bringing corporate voices to the 3p…