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No Longer a Novelty, Clean Energy Technologies Boom All Across the US

No Longer a Novelty, Clean Energy Technologies Boom All Across the US A new report documents the democratization of renewables, energy storage and electric vehicles in America. It was 1997, and stakeholders were working hard to help craft the first renewable energy standard in the State of Massachusetts, which ultimately passed as part of an … Continue reading No Longer a Novelty, Clean Energy Technologies Boom All Across the US

Utilities Hot on the Trail of Disruptive, Distributed Solar, Clean Energy Technology

Utilities Hot on the Trail of Disruptive, Distributed Solar, Clean Energy Technology An international group of 10 power utilities is in the midst of conducting the second edition of Free Electrons, a unique, utility-sponsored accelerator program that offers distributed, solar and clean energy start-ups worldwide the opportunity to further develop, refine, test and prove their … Continue reading Utilities Hot on the Trail of Disruptive, Distributed Solar, Clean Energy Technology

Report: Clean energy to dominate new capacity investments

Report: Clean energy to dominate new capacity investments CLEAN ENERGY: A Bloomberg New Energy Finance analysis predicts 85 percent of investments in new energy capacity through 2050 will go to zero-emissions technologies. (Bloomberg) POLICY: A new group with Republican backers announces plans for a national carbon tax and dividend with support from major fossil fuel … Continue reading Report: Clean energy to dominate new capacity investments

Clean Energy Deal Tracker: #Facebook, #Microsoft and #L’Oreal shape strong quarter

Clean Energy Deal Tracker: Facebook, Microsoft and L’Oreal shape strong quarter Large companies announced deals for at least 1,731 megawatts of capacity in renewable power during the first quarter of this year, in a sign of continued strong corporate demand for clean energy. The amount of clean energy that businesses contracted for during the first … Continue reading Clean Energy Deal Tracker: #Facebook, #Microsoft and #L’Oreal shape strong quarter

This cleantech hotspot is giving New York and California a run for their money

This cleantech hotspot is giving New York and California a run for their money California and New York often steal the spotlight on cleantech innovation, but those in the know are keeping their eye on Illinois. The energy sector has been undergoing rapid change in the Land of Lincoln, thanks to a slew of innovative … Continue reading This cleantech hotspot is giving New York and California a run for their money

CAISO approves clean energy, storage and system upgrades to replace gas plant

CAISO approves clean energy, storage and system upgrades to replace gas plant The state’s grid operator has chosen utility PG&E’s proposed mix of substation upgrades, energy storage, renewable energy and demand response to replace a petroleum-fired plant. California has become the cutting edge of the energy transition in the United States. Not only was the … Continue reading CAISO approves clean energy, storage and system upgrades to replace gas plant

CAISO Backs PG&E Clean Energy Plan for #Oakland

CAISO Backs PG&E Clean Energy Plan for Oakland The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has approved a request from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to provide a mixture of energy storage, energy efficiency, and system-wide upgrades to ensure reliable electricity in the Oakland, California, area, after the retirement of an aging Dynegy jet fuel-powered … Continue reading CAISO Backs PG&E Clean Energy Plan for #Oakland

CAISO Approves PG&E #Oakland Clean Energy Initiative

CAISO Approves PG&E Oakland Clean Energy Initiative PG&E’s Oakland Clean Energy Initiative (OCEI) will provide a green and innovative option that uses local clean-energy resources, including energy storage, energy efficiency and electric-system upgrades, to ensure transmission grid reliability in Oakland when the current power plant at 50 Martin Luther King Jr. Way is retired. PG&E … Continue reading CAISO Approves PG&E #Oakland Clean Energy Initiative

To compete globally, clean energy industry needs a federal partner

To compete globally, clean energy industry needs a federal partner The current transformation in clean energy technology is nothing short of astounding. The industrial leaders of the 20th century can’t count on keeping their perch in the rapidly changing world we find ourselves in. China alone accounted for nearly half of global clean energy investment … Continue reading To compete globally, clean energy industry needs a federal partner