by Jeff Spross Posted on December 16, 2014
The proposal, passed by Austin's city council last Thursday, is also anticipated to cut carbon emissions from the city's power generation by 75 to 80 percent.
by Katie Valentine Posted on December 1, 2014 Updated: December 3, 2014
"Instead of siding with customers, the PSC sided with monopoly utility shareholders, once again."
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 21, 2014 Updated: November 21, 2014
Helping liberals understand where their ideological foes are coming from.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 24, 2014 Updated: August 25, 2014
According to UBS, the combined effect of solar power, battery technology, and electric vehicles could render centralized electricity generation from fossil fuels economically obsolete.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 21, 2014
Over 100 people are expected to join a protest rally in Tallahassee on Monday ahead of hearings that could see the state's energy conservation programs slashed by up to 93 percent.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on June 17, 2014
El Paso Electric, a Texas utility with nearly 400,000 customers, announced on Monday that its electricity mix will be free from coal by 2016.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on May 31, 2014 Updated: June 2, 2014
The first quarter of 2014 was another big one for the U.S. solar industry, particularly the amount of solar power being adopted by homeowners.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 8, 2014 Updated: May 9, 2014
Early Wednesday morning, the Ohio Senate passed a bill that would effectively freeze the state's renewable standards along with its energy efficiency program at 2014 levels for the next two years.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on May 2, 2014
Hawaii's energy regulator got tough with the state's largest investor-owned utility this week, ordering Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) to reduce energy costs and connect more rooftop solar systems to the electric grid.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 17, 2014
The decision does away with a smorgasbord of fees and review processes state utilities had required of any customer who set up their own solar generation system with battery storage attached.