Policy

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December 17, 2012

The Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems has been selected to receive project funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's SunShot Initiative, a collaborative national effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms of energy by the end of the decade. 

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December 6, 2012

Cooperation on eMobility standardization was the focus of discussion during a Transatlantic Roundtable organized by the European Committee for Standardization, the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization, and the American National Standards Institute, which took place in Brussels on Nov. 28-29.

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December 4, 2012

Applying the 2011 NEC revisions to fuel cell and wind installations.

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December 3, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu was joined last month by Senator Dick Durbin, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to announce that a multi-partner team led by Argonne National Laboratory has been selected for an award of up to $120 million over five years to establish a new Batteries and Energy Storage Hub.

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December 3, 2012

The Illinois Senate voted overwhelmingly last week to pass a resolution calling for the modernization of the Ameren Illinois electricity distribution grid that will improve reliability and create hundreds of jobs throughout the state.

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November 27, 2012

Cape Wind has secured another major milestone with the approval by the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities of the 15-year Power Purchase Agreement with NSTAR to buy Cape Wind's energy, capacity and renewable energy credits.

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November 19, 2012

Re-election of President Obama has sparked renewed optimism for growth within the renewable energy community.

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November 6, 2012

Dominion Virginia Power has asked its Virginia regulator to approve construction of a 1,358-megawatt combined cycle, natural gas-fired power station that would serve growing customer demand and replace electricity from aging coal-fired power stations that are being retired for economic and environmental reasons.

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October 30, 2012

ANSI issued a news release in late September announcing the launch of an Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative.