With major emission standards coming into effect in 2014 and Westport Innovations and Clean Energy Fuels recently confirming a rise in orders for natural gas engines, Cummins stock looks poised to hit a new high next year.
By Equity Flux: SolarCity Corp. (SCTY) operates in the industry of specialized semiconductors and is primarily involved in the provision of clean energy, i.e. solar energy. The company was established in 2006 and is based in San Mateo, California. Show More Summary
The policy known as the Renewable Portfolio Standard, whereby retail electricity providers are mandated to meet a share of sales from the competitive procurement of clean and renewable energy is proving successful at deploying renewable generation at the state level. read more
Crossposted from Greenpeace’s blog: The Witness. Ohio is currently fighting this year's final battle in a nationally-coordinated attack on clean energy standard laws, implemented by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and...Show More Summary
Ohio's clean energy law has come under attack but local veterans, military families and supporters are pushing back. The post Veterans Stand Up To Corporate Attack On Ohio Renewable Energy Standard appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Today saw the publication of the EPA’s long-awaited carbon standards for new power plants, and that’s not all: it’s also been confirmed that the Department of Energy will revive a clean energy loan guarantee program, controversial for bankrolling several failed start-ups such as Solyndra. This time, however, the program comes with a new spin: it [...]
Leaked documents from ALEC's 40th annual meeting this week show the organization plans to continue its assault on clean energy standards, despite completely failing in its previous attempt. The post Three New Ways ALEC Will Push Its Fossil Fuel Agenda This Year appeared first on ThinkProgress.
With Congress deadlocked, a huge chunk of the action on clean energy in the United States is happening at the state level. Some 29 states and Washington D.C. have renewable standards requiring utilities to get a chunk of their power from sources … Continue reading ?
Despite millions in corporate donations and 2,000 members in state legislators across the country, ALEC and its partners met their match when trying to repeal or weaken clean energy standards. Their record this year is 0-for-13. The post How A Powerful Group Of Corporations Quietly Tried To Roll Back Clean Energy Standards, And Failed Miserably appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Attempts to roll back state renewable energy standards failed in recent legislative sessions, but the folks behind the efforts apparently aren’t giving up. read more
Survey: North Carolinians Overwhelmingly Oppose Fracking, Want More Clean Energy; NRDC poll shows vast majority approve of state safeguards and standards to protect water, air and unique quality of life July 15, 2013 (Natural Resources...Show More Summary
America used to be the leader in clean energy, but has been surpassed by China and others. It can't afford to lose the green energy economy and needs standards that mandate percentages of green energy by key deadlines.
Renewable portfolio standards – perhaps the most effective driver of clean energy development in the US – could face a stiff new challenge from an unexpected source. An appeals court decision this month upheld a FERC plan for ratepayers in highly populated areas to help pay for the transmission that brings in renewable energy – [...]
State Representative Mike Hager’s mission to repeal North Carolina’s successful renewable energy standard just won’t end. Two repeal bills, HB 298 and SB 365, failed to pass either chamber by a May 16th legislative deadline, even though the Senate bill passed the Senate Finance Committee in a controversial manner: without a vote count. The two [...]
Minnesota energy has begun a new chapter. Minnesota has taken a first step in outlining the next big leap forward in the state's sustainable energy...
Maine’s clean energy legislation has spurred more than $2 billion in local investment and created at least 2,500 jobs in the Pine Tree State. That isn’t stopping some state lawmakers from trying to weaken and kill these laws, as theShow More Summary
The ALEC-sponsored bill to gut North Carolina’s clean energy standard failed last week in one House committee. But as the Charlotte Observer reports, last night it passed a Senate committee over shouted objections to do something most people take for granted in a democracy — counting votes to see which side has more. Over the [...]
The North Carolina bill trying to repeal the state’s successful clean energy standard that died in the sponsor’s committee is back from the dead. [News & Observer] Meet the bill with nine lives – and twice as many votes cast against it. Lawmakers on Wednesday could once again attempt to end a state renewables policy [...]
More on how the bill to repeal North Carolina’s clean energy standard. Hint: it isn’t just the clean energy industry that likes clean energy. [Dallas Morning News] When North Carolina Republicans brought forward a bill pushed by ALEC, the conservative lobbying group, to gut the state’s renewable energy standards this year, they figured they had [...]