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Renewable Energy Standard (RES)

Renewable Energy Standards: North Carolina 1, ALEC 0

April 28, 2013 by Silvio Marcacci

North Carolina renewables

Clean energy advocates in North Carolina have won a major battle in the opening stages of a nationwide fossil fuel-funded war against renewable energy standards in America.[read more]

What would it take to develop Arizona solar?

April 11, 2012 by Arno Harris
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How can Arizona harness the 'buckets of sunshine' it receives every day? Seems like the state was on a good path a while ago, but recent politics have veered away from that.[read more]

Traditional Energy vs. Renewables: Sputnik State of the Union

January 26, 2011 by Geoffrey Styles
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Chuck Kennedy, via Wikimedia Commons

Energy didn't feature as prominently in last night's State of the Union Address as it has in some years, including last year's speech. Rather than making it a primary focus area, the President seemed to mention it more as an example of his broader innovation and competitiveness agenda. That's probably a good thing, because the...[read more]

Nuclear and the Renewable Energy Standard

October 18, 2010 by Joseph Koblich
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By Jim Hopf Now that more comprehensive climate change policies such as cap-and-trade are on indefinite hold, congress is considering a national Renewable Energy Standard (RES) in an effort to do something on energy issues. The RES would require that 15 percent of all U.S. electrical generation be provided by “renewable” sources by 2020...[read more]