Latest renewable energy development Stories

Energy Subsidies, Or A Power Bill Directly From Uncle Sam?
2012-05-04 10:02:50

D.M. Crumbliss Two recent articles from Stanford University writers Jeffrey Ball and Kassia Yanosek assert that America´s approach to clean energy must change if we are to meaningfully affect energy security or the environment. Both writers are based at the Stanford Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance. In my opinion, both writers are simply stating the obvious. Ball believes that it is time to increase the push for renewable energy, but with new policies that push...

America's Clean Energy Policies Need A Reality Check, Say Stanford Researchers
2012-05-02 07:17:03

America's approach to clean energy needs to be reformed if it is to meaningfully affect energy security or the environment, according to two new articles by Stanford writers. The debate over how to fundamentally change the world's massive energy system comes amid taxpayers' $500 million tab for the bankruptcy of Fremont, Calif., solar company Solyndra, the global recession, government budget cuts and plunging U.S. prices for natural gas. Making the change cost-effectively will be crucial,...

2012-03-29 14:42:50

Tax incentives are not the same when it comes to reducing cost to consumers and investors The State of Illinois is facing an important renewable energy deadline in 2025, and Northwestern University's Harold H. Kung has a piece of advice for Springfield to consider now: Investment Tax Credit. Illinois is obligated to begin increasing its production of electricity from renewable sources, and a significant chunk of that will be wind power. Wind farms are expensive to build, resulting in...

2012-01-13 18:35:00

Lots of people are looking for ways to save on energy and protect the environment. Earth4Energy guide helps people to have their own DIY home energy source at a cheap cost. (PRWEB) January 14, 2012 Rising cost of energy has become a crucial problem worldwide. Although experts have already found a solution for this problem through the use of renewable energy, lots of companies still prefer to use fossil fuel, which will inevitably run out(source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossil_fuel#Reserves)....

2011-12-02 01:15:00

Clean energy can help meet growing electricity demand and minimize pollution in the Southern United States, but progress to adopt renewable energy strategies has been hindered by a number of myths, according to a new study by Duke and Georgia Tech researchers. These myths, encompassing both sides of the clean energy debate, may affect how the South responds to what is expected to be a 28 percent rise in population within the next 20 years. A study by researchers at Duke University and...

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