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PJM ’s Market Changes: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly for Green Energy and Demand Response

PJM’s Market Changes: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly for Green Energy and Demand Response PJM, the grid operator responsible for delivering electricity to about 65 million customers from the mid-Atlantic coast to the Great Lakes, is working on ways to price carbon into its energy markets, and incorporate subsidized wind and solar power … Continue reading PJM ’s Market Changes: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly for Green Energy and Demand Response

Illegal wind turbine leaves green energy entrepreneur spinning in jail

Illegal wind turbine leaves green energy entrepreneur spinning in jail A Minnesota green energy entrepreneur has been in jail since Friday all because of a wind turbine that once stood on his property. Jay Nygard, founder of Go Green Energy, built the 29-foot-high turbine, which has been likened to a giant eggbeater, on his Orono, … Continue reading Illegal wind turbine leaves green energy entrepreneur spinning in jail

#Feds Charge Trio With Running $54 Million ‘Green Energy’ Scheme #Ponzi_Scheme #SEC

Feds Charge Trio With Running $54 Million ‘Green Energy’ Scheme PHILADELPHIA — Three people were charged Thursday with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel and “carbon-negative” housing developments, neither of which were ever fully developed, federal prosecutors said. Troy Wragg, 34, … Continue reading #Feds Charge Trio With Running $54 Million ‘Green Energy’ Scheme #Ponzi_Scheme #SEC

#OBAMA DISCUSSES COSTS, BENEFITS OF SOLAR ELECTRICITY AT GREEN ENERGY SUMMIT

OBAMA DISCUSSES COSTS, BENEFITS OF SOLAR ELECTRICITY AT GREEN ENERGY SUMMIT LAS VEGAS — The costs and benefits of rooftop solar electricity in Western states emerged as a key topic during an annual green power conference hosted Monday by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid in Las Vegas. President Barack Obama was expected to keynote the close … Continue reading #OBAMA DISCUSSES COSTS, BENEFITS OF SOLAR ELECTRICITY AT GREEN ENERGY SUMMIT

215 Million And Rising: Surge In #LED Installs Is A Growing Threat To Utility Industry

215 Million And Rising: Surge In LED Installs Is A Growing Threat To Utility Industry The cumulative number of light emitting diodes (LEDs) installed across the United States has soared during the past two years—topping 215 million at the end of 2014 according to DOE’s latest data. That’s good for the environment (the amount of … Continue reading 215 Million And Rising: Surge In #LED Installs Is A Growing Threat To Utility Industry

‘Moneyball’ for the #Power_Grid: Reid Says Metrics Key

‘Moneyball’ for the Power Grid: Reid Says Metrics Key Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid kicked off his annual clean energy summit Monday in Las Vegas by comparing utility companies that undervalue renewable power to an ill-managed baseball team. “Nevada and electric utilities should learn from ‘Moneyball.’ Just as Major League Baseball was stuck in the … Continue reading ‘Moneyball’ for the #Power_Grid: Reid Says Metrics Key

A NEW ENERGY PLANT IN HAWAII GENERATES POWER FROM OCEAN TEMPERATURE EXTREMES

A NEW ENERGY PLANT IN HAWAII GENERATES POWER FROM OCEAN TEMPERATURE EXTREMES There’s a big difference between the warm, shallow seawater lapping up against a beach and the icy depths of the ocean. Now, researchers are turning that temperature difference into energy at energy plants all over the world. The newest one opened up in … Continue reading A NEW ENERGY PLANT IN HAWAII GENERATES POWER FROM OCEAN TEMPERATURE EXTREMES

How #Google and Friends Are Killing #Cleantech Startups (Without Even Trying)

How Google and Friends Are Killing Cleantech Startups (Without Even Trying) First of all, if you haven’t read Michael Liebreich’s recent column on the connections between shifts in the energy industry and in society, please do so. It’s very well done. Now, onto this column’s topic at hand. If you were to think of big … Continue reading How #Google and Friends Are Killing #Cleantech Startups (Without Even Trying)