Policy

Article
July 16, 2012

Photovoltaic installations in China are set to reach over 4 GW in the second half of the year, according to a new report from IMS Research.

Article
July 16, 2012

The United Kingdom comes in first in a new energy efficiency ranking of the world's major economies, followed closely by Germany, Italy, and Japan according to the first-ever International Energy Efficiency Scorecard published by the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).

Article
July 12, 2012

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the complete version of Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (AEO2012) which, in addition to the Reference case projections, includes 29 alternative cases which show how different assumptions regarding market, policy, and technology drivers affect projections of energy production, consumption, technology, and market trends and the direction they may take in the future.

News, End Use, Policy
Article
July 10, 2012

Miami recently replaced a few traditional diesel garbage collection trucks with hydraulic hybrid models, and as a result, it expects to save nearly $70,000 in fuel annually.

Article
July 9, 2012

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced that the New York Power Authority Board of Trustees had approved $30 million to advance market development and commercialization of new energy efficient technologies, helping support the growth of New York State's clean energy economy while also reducing costs and improving efficiency at public facilities statewide.

Article
July 9, 2012

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has announced the dates and locations for five regional technical conferences on better coordination between natural gas and electricity markets.

Article
July 2, 2012

As summer and the election season heat up, expect to hear more about two of politicians’ favorite subjects de jour: green jobs and innovation.

Article
July 2, 2012

Regulatory incentives move customer-side solutions forward.

Article
July 2, 2012

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a final rule that promotes more efficient operation of the transmission system amid increasing integration of variable energy resources and benefits electric consumers by ensuring that services are provided at just and reasonable rates.