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Renewable energy mandates raise electricity prices

Renewable Energy Mandates Raise Electricity Prices

Economists at the University of Chicago recently published findings that show state-level renewable energy mandates raise utility prices by an extremely-high 17%. The findings are much higher than an oft-cited 2015 study from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab that found… Read More
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Companies Pledge to Use 100% Renewable Energy

Nike, Procter & Gamble, and Goldman Sachs are among the latest large multinational companies to pledge to move their businesses to renewable energy. Representatives from these organizations spoke on a discussion panel on the last day of Climate Week NYC… Read More

Aspen Now Running on 100% Renewable Energy

It’s not just about cozy ski lodges anymore. Aspen is earning nationwide attention for its green energy achievements. Aspen has long enjoyed a reputation as a lovely place to escape to for a ski weekend, but the picturesque Colorado city… Read More

Renewable Energy Patents Are Surging

The world of patents is a bit screwy these days, with trolls warping a system that was designed to encourage innovation by protecting and rewarding innovators. Still, it has to be seen as an encouraging sign for renewable energy that… Read More
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US Army Rolling Out $7B Renewable Energy Buy

It’s not like the U.S. Army has been standing still on renewable energy. Not at all. Energy performance savings contracts (which pay the developer through savings that flow from projects) have driven projects at bases from Texas to Puerto Rico… Read More
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NC Renewable Energy Standard Scores Surprise Win

Maybe state renewable portfolio standards aren’t quite so fragile after all. On Wednesday in North Carolina, an RPS thought to be among the most vulnerable withstood attack. A broad assault on these laws, which operate uniquely but in general terms… Read More