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#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

As New Mexico swaps coal for renewables, San Juan County struggles to chart a new future

As New Mexico swaps coal for renewables, San Juan County struggles to chart a new future BLOOMFIELD, NM — Leaning against the wall in a corner of Geneva Griego’s white-paneled living room is a bag of coal. Like many people who live in the Farmington area —part of the coal-rich Four Corners region where New … Continue reading As New Mexico swaps coal for renewables, San Juan County struggles to chart a new future

Falling renewable energy costs driving increasing interest in storage, National Renewable Energy Laboratory says

Falling renewable energy costs driving increasing interest in storage, National Renewable Energy Laboratory says The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently highlighted the increasing interest in energy storage across the United States and the role it may play in the future of the electric grid. NREL noted that the price of lithium-ion batteries has decreased … Continue reading Falling renewable energy costs driving increasing interest in storage, National Renewable Energy Laboratory says

Significant Renewable Energy Growth in U.S. Very Soon, New Estimates Predict

Significant Renewable Energy Growth in U.S. Very Soon, New Estimates Predict Regulatory Commission (FERC) has predicted major declines for fossil fuels and nuclear power alongside strong growth in renewables by 2022, according to a review of the data by the SUN DAY Campaign, a pro-renewables research and education nonprofit. “FERC’s latest three-year projections continue to … Continue reading Significant Renewable Energy Growth in U.S. Very Soon, New Estimates Predict

States Increase Renewable Requirements Without Federal Standard

States Increase Renewable Requirements Without Federal Standard Since retaking control of the House following the 2018 midterm elections, Democrats have introduced a flurry of climate change-related legislation. While the ambitious Green New Deal resolution grabbed much of the headlines earlier this year, Democrats have continued to roll out various other measures aimed at addressing climate … Continue reading States Increase Renewable Requirements Without Federal Standard

Six steps to helping large customers satisfy their renewable energy appetite

Six steps to helping large customers satisfy their renewable energy appetite In response to requests from their largest customers, a growing number of utilities across the country have introduced voluntary renewable energy offerings. These programs, often called renewable energy tariffs or green tariffs, reflect a fundamental shift in the relationship customers want with their electricity … Continue reading Six steps to helping large customers satisfy their renewable energy appetite

America’s renewable energy capacity is now greater than coal

America’s renewable energy capacity is now greater than coal New York (CNN Business)America’s coal industry has already been left in the dust by natural gas. Now it’s under immense pressure from the renewable energy boom. The renewable energy sector had slightly more installed capacity than coal in April, according to a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission … Continue reading America’s renewable energy capacity is now greater than coal