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2009-04-20 14:33:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A market assessment of the New York Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) has just been released by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Summit Blue Consulting, a leading provider of utility and energy consulting services, worked with NYSERDA to assess the current state of the market for renewable energy in New York and how the program has influenced or been influenced by market conditions since its inception in 2004....

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2009-04-04 14:10:00

Industry officials said on Friday that the push to boost U.S. electric generation from wind and other renewable energy sources is forcing U.S. lawmakers to address the contentious issue of whether states or the federal government should have final authority to site new power lines.Head of the American Wind Energy Association, Denise Bode, said national oversight of transmission development is critical to exploit the country's abundant wind energy resources.Thousands of miles of new...

2009-03-27 13:44:00

Projects expected to add 42 megawatts of solar capacity in New Jersey MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light's (JCP&L) proposal to help increase the pace of solar energy project development in the state has been approved by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU). The JCP&L program will establish long-term agreements to purchase and sell Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SRECs) to provide a stable basis for financing solar...

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2009-02-11 07:00:00

The chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee said Tuesday that there is now enough congressional support to pass legislation requiring utilities to generate a portion of their electricity from solar, wind and other renewable sources. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, the energy committee's chairman, made his remarks following a hearing on draft legislation that would establish a national renewable electricity standard.  Such a standard would help achieve President Barack Obama's...

2009-02-10 13:36:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott P. Jones, Executive Vice President of the Forest Landowners Association (FLA), testified today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources regarding the need for a broad definition of "wood" from private forestland as it should be included in any national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES). Jones said the definition is critical to help maintain family forestlands as forestlands. In making that point, he asked the...

2009-02-10 09:25:00

RPS will result in green jobs and help combat climate change WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ralph Izzo, president, chairman and CEO, Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) today called for a national renewable portfolio standard (RPS) before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources in Washington, D.C. A RPS would set a minimum requirement for the percentage of electric power that comes from renewable generation. "We urgently need decisive federal action -- not a...

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2009-01-17 09:15:00

Many southern states are accelerating efforts to push utility companies towards diversifying their resources to include renewable power sources such as solar, wind and biomass.Regulators in Florida and Louisiana took action over the past week to drive utilities towards utilizing cleaner sources that generate fewer greenhouse gases, part of a so-called renewable portfolio standard (RPS).Meanwhile, legislators may consider whether to increase the state's renewable requirements or mandate more...

2008-12-23 09:00:00

DETROIT, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Edison has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to purchase Michigan-based renewable energy credits that will help the utility meet state requirements for providing electricity generated from renewable resources. Earlier this year, the Michigan legislature passed a comprehensive energy reform package that included a "Renewable Portfolio Standard" which requires Michigan's electric utilities to serve 10 percent of their retail sales from...

2008-12-05 13:01:00

- Customers have option to buy all or part from renewable sources - Energy sources may include solar, wind, biomass, falling water - Program begins in January 2009 RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion (NYSE: D), has received approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission to offer its customers two new options to purchase renewable energy. Renewable energy can be derived from sunlight, wind, falling water, sustainable...

2008-12-03 13:48:00

Solar Energy Industries Association Announces Policy Priorities for Obama Administration, 111th Congress WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today outlined the key policies that President-elect Obama and the Congressional leadership must address to expand the use of solar energy and help put over 1 million Americans back to work by 2011. SEIA released "Solar Energy: A Blueprint for Job Creation and Economic Security," which recommends that the...


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