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Reps. Estes, Thompson and Sens. Coons, Moran Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Renewable Energy Tax Advantages

Press Release, Congressman Ron Estes Office (R-KS) Summary WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-KS), Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA), along with Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) introduced the Financing Our Future Energy Act today. This bipartisan and bicameral bill...

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IDEA Endorses Bipartisan Financing Our Future Energy Act

Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Representatives Mike Thomson (D-CA-05) and Ron Estes (R-KS-04) are leading the Financing Our Energy Future Act (formerly known as the Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act ) to be presented to the 116 th Congress. The core purpose of the...


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Positive Energy: Danish Island leads renewable revolution

Hans von der Brelie, Euronews Summary In this episode of Insiders, Euronews' Hans von der Brelie travels to Denmark to find out about the efforts of one island to slow down climate change. In the Danish city of Aarhus, young demonstrators gather to demand immediate action to tackle climate...

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Montana judge rules PSC intentionally set PURPA rates to kill solar projects

Catherine Morehouse, Utility Dive Summary A Montana district court judge last week issued an order in favor of solar developers, ruling that the state's Public Service Commission intentionally disadvantaged small solar projects in violation of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA)...


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Amazon Announces Three New Renewable Energy Projects to Support AWS Global Infrastructure

Finger Lakes Times Summary SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 8, 2019--Today, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced three new renewable energy projects as part of its long-term goal to power all Amazon Web Services (AWS) global infrastructure with renewable energy. These projects – one in...

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America's Top Colleges for Renewable Energy

Environment Maine A report by Environment America Research & Policy Center. Written by Abigail Bradford and Jonathan Sundby, Frontier Group and Bronte Payne and Jake Taber. Summary America’s colleges and universities are leading the transition to a 100 percent renewable energy system....

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Pennsylvania clean, renewable energy projects to receive $12M in state funding

Daily Energy Insider Reports Summary Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced the approval of $12 million in funding for 11 clean and renewable energy projects across Pennsylvania. "One of Pennsylvania's greatest strengths is the diversity of our energy portfolio," Wolf said. "These...


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Geothermal district heating project contributes to successful investment fund

Carlo Cariaga, Think Geoenergy Summary Omnes has announced a 15% investor net IRR for the EUR134 million Capenergie 2 fund, which was launched in 2010 and focused on investing in the most competitive renewable energy products in Europe. The fund is considered among the top performers in the...


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First 'off-grid' workplace unveiled in Edmonton

CTV Edmonton Summary The first office ever to exist off the electrical grid in Edmonton is open for business. Effect Home Builders, a Holmes Approved Homes builder, turned an old apartment building into one of the most energy efficient office buildings in the city. “This project is very...


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Avista Selects Clearway Energy Group's Rattlesnake Flat Wind Project for Power Purchase Agreement

Press Release Agreement provides renewable energy intended to offset higher priced market purchases and fossil-fuel generation SPOKANE, Wash., March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avista, through a request for proposal issued in June 2018, has selected to purchase power generated by the...