Sens. Tom Udall (D-NM), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Tina Smith (D-MN) and Angus King (I–ME) introduced Wednesday legislation designed to create a federal standard regarding renewable electricity generation.
Beginning next year, the Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) Act... Read More »
Michigan lawmakers introduced Wednesday legislation that would provide incentives and establish locations to support a statewide electric vehicle charging network.
The legislation consists of four bills, with support in both the House and Senate. Breaking them down, Senate Bill 406/House 4786 wou... Read More »
The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities approved long-term contracts with clean energy companies for the New England Clean Energy Connect 100 Percent Hydro project (NECEC Hydro).
The contracts for 9,554,940 megawatt hours (MWh) annually of clean energy are with H.Q. Energy Services Inc.... Read More »
Electricity generation from renewable sources exceeded coal-fired generation for the first time in April 2019, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Electric Power Monthly report.
Renewable sources provided 23 percent of total electricity generation while coal accounted fo... Read More »
The Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative (SECC) released this week its latest report on U.S consumers’ energy-related actions, attitudes, and interests, which updates the organization’s consumer segmentation.
According to the report, titled Consumer Pulse and Market Segmentation – Wave 7, ne... Read More »
Tampa Electric launched Wednesday a shared solar program called Sunselect.
Residential and small-business customers can subscribe to receive 25 percent, 50 percent, or 100 percent of their energy from solar power. Larger commercial customers can subscribe in increments of 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kw... Read More »
U.S. Sens. Edward Markey (D-MA) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), together with U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), reintroduced legislation this week that would extend renewable tax credits for offshore wind energy through 2025.
There is currently on the books a 30 percent investment tax credit offered... Read More »
The Department of Energy (DOE) has earmarked $24 million to fund 77 projects supported by the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF).
“Technology transfer is an essential component of our mission at DOE, helping ensure we deliver the maximum return on th... Read More »
Pacific Power is launching this week a new wildfire safety and preparedness education effort to help customers prepare for wildfire season.
The efforts include radio, print, and social media ads across Pacific Power service areas that offer tips to help customers prepare for wildfire season and i... Read More »
Rocky Mountain Power said yesterday that an artificial intelligence (AI) Home Energy Reports solution helped 330,000 of its customers saved over 41 gigawatt-hours (GWhs) of energy since being introduced less than a year ago.
The solution produced the savings at an average of approximately four ce... Read More »