Policy

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April 17, 2013

Advanced energy CEOs and senior executives across America say the nation could spur faster industry growth if U.S. policy was designed to maintain market stability, create a level playing field, support a broad innovation portfolio, limit the duration of incentives, and solve broad problems rather than prescribe narrow solutions, according to a new report released by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE).

News, Business, Policy
Article
April 9, 2013

Public-private partnerships can help pay for renewable energy projects for schools and universities.

Article
April 9, 2013

Wind power is gaining speed. The California Independent System Operator Corporation reports a new record was set when turbines spinning within the ISO power grid combined to produce a new record of 4,196 MW at 6:44 p.m. on Sunday.

Article
April 9, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy will fund its three Bioenergy Research Centers for an additional five-year period, subject to continued congressional appropriations.

News, Biofuel, Federal, Policy
Article
April 1, 2013

The Energy Department has launched the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, a new Department initiative focused on growing American manufacturing of clean energy products and boosting U.S. competitiveness through major improvements in manufacturing energy productivity.

News, Federal, Policy
Article
March 26, 2013

Legislation appears to be a big driver behind the use of renewables. When will that trend end?

Article
March 26, 2013

Cities reduce street lighting to save energy and fight light pollution.

Article
March 25, 2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued its first orders on the merits of filings submitted to comply with the requirements of Order No. 1000, the Commission’s landmark July 2011 rule on electric transmission planning and cost allocation.

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March 19, 2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U. S. Coast Guard within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate with each other on the development of hydrokinetic projects.