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The Biden Administration to Establish a New Relationship with Mexico Where Clean Energy Sector May Play a Key Role

The Biden Administration to Establish a New Relationship with Mexico Where Clean Energy Sector May Play a Key Role On April 29, 2020, Mexico’s electricity grid operator (CENACE) indefinitely suspended testing and grid connections for renewable energy plants. Citing COVID-19-related concerns relative to the “intermittent nature of renewables,” the suspension barred renewable energy plant development … Continue reading The Biden Administration to Establish a New Relationship with Mexico Where Clean Energy Sector May Play a Key Role

What’s the biggest role for #hydrogen in a clean energy economy? It depends who you ask

What’s the biggest role for hydrogen in a clean energy economy? It depends who you ask Hydrogen could play multiple roles in the clean energy transition, from decarbonizing heavy industry to expanding energy storage — and even fixing the electric grid, according to panelists assembled by the nonprofit Our Energy Policy. But speakers at Wednesday’s … Continue reading What’s the biggest role for #hydrogen in a clean energy economy? It depends who you ask

How these U.S. cities are aligning energy markets with their clean energy goals

How these U.S. cities are aligning energy markets with their clean energy goals In two-thirds of the United States, electricity generation is bought and sold in markets managed by membership-based nonprofit agencies called Regional Transmission Operators (RTOs) or Independent System Operators (ISOs), which were not designed to support low-carbon energy or emerging renewable technologies. These … Continue reading How these U.S. cities are aligning energy markets with their clean energy goals

Clean energy in Mexico on hold in favor of old-school power plants

Clean energy in Mexico on hold in favor of old-school power plants Mexico is far off track from its laws setting targets of 30% renewable energy generation by 2021, and 35% by 2024. The actions of the Lopez Obrador administration have only worsened prospects, taking multiple steps backward by pledging to construct a new oil … Continue reading Clean energy in Mexico on hold in favor of old-school power plants

#NRDC Sues FERC Over Orders that Threaten #NY Clean Energy

NRDC Sues FERC Over Orders that Threaten NY Clean Energy NRDC is suing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in federal court to overturn two FERC orders that thwart New York’s development of clean energy: an order targeting storage and an order targeting demand response resources. These FERC orders undermine New York’s State efforts to … Continue reading #NRDC Sues FERC Over Orders that Threaten #NY Clean Energy

#Dominion Targets 24GW of Renewables and Storage in Move Toward #Virginia ’s Clean Energy Goals

Dominion Targets 24GW of Renewables and Storage in Move Toward Virginia’s Clean Energy Goals Utility Dominion Energy is planning a major shift toward renewable energy and batteries as it looks to comply with Virginia’s ambitious new clean energy law. Dominion Virginia’s new integrated resource plan (IRP), announced Friday, represents a potentially historic shift for the … Continue reading #Dominion Targets 24GW of Renewables and Storage in Move Toward #Virginia ’s Clean Energy Goals

FERC ‘s effort to undermine state clean energy policies cannot stand

FERC’s effort to undermine state clean energy policies cannot stand As attorneys general, my colleagues and I are the chief legal officers of our states, which are leading the charge in adopting policies to combat the rising threat of climate change. Our states are committed to the use of clean energy and energy efficiency programs … Continue reading FERC ‘s effort to undermine state clean energy policies cannot stand

‘All-Electric’ Movement Picks Up Speed, Catching Some Off Guard

‘All-Electric’ Movement Picks Up Speed, Catching Some Off Guard As cities across the nation embrace electric power as a cleaner alternative to natural gas, developers are scrambling to keep up. When Berkeley, Calif., became the first city in the country to ban natural gas hookups in new construction last July, no one knew the effects … Continue reading ‘All-Electric’ Movement Picks Up Speed, Catching Some Off Guard

#California has big clean energy ambitions, and is looking for better energy storage to realize them

California has big clean energy ambitions, and is looking for better energy storage to realize them Lithium-ion batteries have dominated the storage space for the last decade, largely due to declining costs caused by global build-out of storage manufacturing capacity for electric vehicle markets, according to Burwen. The technology is also familiar to the financial … Continue reading #California has big clean energy ambitions, and is looking for better energy storage to realize them