Citations with the tag: RENEWABLE energy sources -- United States
Results 1 - 50
- Initiative favors Tennessee switchgrass.
// Southeast Farm Press; 12/1/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 27, p12
The article reports on the possible contribution of nearly 6,000 acres of switchgrass in east Tennessee to the domestic renewable energy production in the U.S.
- Panel sizes up the future for fossil fuels and renewables.
Best, Allen // ColoradoBiz; Jul2010, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p15
The article discusses the condition of the fossil fuels and renewable energy sources in the U.S.
- Save energy research.
Schroeder, Peter // Hill; 6/13/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 83, p20
The article reports on the author's thoughts about the belief of Colorado Representative Dough Lamborn that the energy efficiency and renewable energy programs in the country are failures.
- The "Production Tax Credit" for Renewal Energy Development.
Scheer, Roddy; Moss, Doug // E THIS WEEK; 3/31/2013, p9
The article discusses the importance of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) in the development of alternative renewable energy in the U.S.
- Funnel stimulus funds into wind energy.
Abate, Victor // Hill; 5/12/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 53, p20
The article presents the author's views regarding the impact of the availability of the stimulus funds towards the wind and renewable industry in the U.S., including the possible expansion of Invenergy's energy center and the development of sustainable renewables.
- Clean Tech Investment Needs More "TLC".
Abate, Victor // Sustainable Business Weekly; 11/9/2009, p2
The article focuses on report from Deutsche Bank AG, which states that Great Britain, U.S. and Canada need to strengthen renewable energies and clean tech incentives to encourage investment.
- Hydropower Developers Set Sights on the Mississippi River.
Abate, Victor // Capitol Ideas; Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p7
The article reports that more renewable energy developers focus on the vast resources of the Lower Mississippi River in 2011 in the U.S.
- Clean-energy backers shift focus off cap-and-trade bill.
Snyder, Jim // Hill; 2/10/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p14
The article focuses on a presentation from five leaders of clean-energy trade groups in which they discuss more about tax breaks and a mandate for renewable electricity production than a cap-and-trade bill in the U.S.
- SENATE DEMS SEEK TO HALT AID TO FOREIGN WIND COMPANIES.
Geman, Ben // Hill; 3/4/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 22, p14
No abstract available.
- Boxer: GOP wants to block clean energy.
Geman, Ben // Hill; 11/18/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 120, p14
The article reports on the allegation of U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairwoman, Barbara Boxer, that the clean energy program of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hindered by the Republican Party in 2010.
- Energy Reservoirs in Your Backyard.
DeBlasio, Dick // Electric Light & Power; Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p52
The article focuses on the essentiality of large-scale energy storage to impact the efficiency of a smart grid in the U.S. It notes the likeliness of the lightbulb approach to lead to tunnel vision and produce siloed solutions and establish a competitive environment. The significance of advanced...
- WIND STIMULUS.
Merrion, Paul // Crain's Chicago Business; 6/15/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p3
The article reports that Illinois government has planned to use federal stimulus money to nurture the wind turbine components business. It states that the emphasis on manufacturing is one of the state administration's creative ideas for spending the $101.3 million which it will get from the...
- U.S.'s race to 'win the future' hinges on spurring clean-enery innovation.
Chu, Secretary Steven // Hill; 2/15/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p23
The article presents information on the efforts of U.S. Department of Energy to develop clean and renewable energy sources.
- What's Your FootPrint?
Blake, William // All Hands; Apr2010, Issue 1117, p32
The article discusses the actions taken by the U.S. Department of Navy to promote the development of advanced biofuels and other renewable energy systems.
- FROM BLACKOUT TO SHOCK AND AWE: RENEWABLE ENERGY AND THE SHARED CANADA-UNITED STATES ELECTRICITY GRID.
Anderson, Dianne // Canada-United States Law Journal; 2012, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p135
Information about several papers discussed at a symposium held at Cleveland, Ohio from April 14-16, 2011 on the renewable energy and the electricity grid shared by the U.S. and Canada. The focus of the Department of Energy of the U.S. is on the enhancement of energy sources and the national...
- FINDING THE BALANCE: HARMONIZING RENEWABLE ENERGY WITH WILDLIFE CONSERVATION.
Goel, Tina R. // Sustainable Development Law & Policy; Mar2010, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p42
The article focuses on the importance of regulators, developers and wildlife advocates to consider threats to biodiversity and other aspects of natural ecology caused by renewable energy projects in the U.S. It notes the need of site selection for solar and wind energy projects to consider...
- 100% Renewables in 10 Years: Wind Industry Veteran Cycles to Washington.
Goel, Tina R. // Wind Energy Weekly; 12/17/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 1415, p7
The article reports on the effort of renewable energy advocate and wind industry veteran Tom Weis to promote 100% renewable electricity for the U.S. in 10 years by completing a 10-week cycling tour across various states.
- Domestic Energy is Keeping the American Economy Afloat.
O'neal, John // State Journal (WV); 9/14/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 36, p29
The author discusses the approach to the development of domestic energy sources for economic development in the U.S.
- Uncertainty on key government policies could slow renewable energy growth in 2012.
O'neal, John // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 10/3/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 40, p5
The article reports on the increase of renewable energy sector in 2011 in the U.S. but is forecasted to slow in 2012 if government policies will be friendly.
- The Past Points to Our�Future.
Hill, David // Solar Today; Jun2012, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p6
The author discusses the future for the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and the growth of the renewable energy markets in the U.S. He points that ASES will become the known organization of reliable, objective information to teach the public and the officials on all sources of renewable...
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
Hill, David // Hill; 11/15/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 129, p46
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "ALEC Takes Aim at State Green Power Standards," in the November 5, 2012 issue and on the need for the U.S. to have a fair tax plan for the business sector.
- Alternative fuels not mature; improve gasoline quality and reduce emissions.
Dingell, John // Hill; 6/24/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 74, p28
The article discusses the implications of the new fuel emission standards in vehicles and the focus on renewable energy sources in the U.S.
- NYPA and the Port Authority announces agreement on renewable energy.
Dingell, John // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 10/4/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 40, p31
The article reports that the New York Port Authority (NYPA) has authorized the agreement between the Power Authority and Taylor Biomass Energy for the procurement of Renewable Energy Credits and environmental attributes in Montgomery, New York.
- A National Renewable Portfolio Standard? Not Practical.
Dingell, John // Future Survey; Nov2008, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p11
The article discusses a paper on renewable energy investment standard, by Jay Apt and colleagues, published in the Fall 2008 issue of "Issues in Science and Technology." The authors of the paper shared their goals to decrease pollution and greenhouse gases, enhance energy security and maintain...
- The Future of Wind Power.
Dingell, John // Future Survey; Nov2008, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p13
The article discusses a paper about the future of wind power, by Todd Woody published in the October 2008 issue of "Fortune." The paper highlighted the findings of a study on the sales of wind turbines in the U.S. in 2008. It offered information on five technologies designed to capture wind and...
- Navy sets one gigawatt goal for its renewable energy purchases.
Dingell, John // Hill; 1/30/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p16
The article reports on the statement of U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus that the agency will ramp up its use of public-private partnerships to purchase one gigawatt of renewable energy by 2020.
- The Significance of Small Wind-Powered Electric Systems.
Herres, David // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance; Dec2011, Vol. 110 Issue 12, pC28
The article focuses on the importance of small wind turbines for homes and commercial facilities in the U.S. It states that the unit can be set up as stand-alone, battery-charging machines for off-grid usage or grid-tied electric utility interactive systems. It mentions that the system is vital...
- Too Many Carrots and Not Enough Sticks? The Role of the Carbon Tax in Energy Tax Policy.
Mann, Roberta // NewsQuarterly; Apr2009, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p10
This article looks at renewable energy tax incentives and grants being offered by the U.S. government to encourage environmentally good behavior.
- EIA: Renewables to Grow 21.3 Percent by 2020.
Mann, Roberta // Solar Today; Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p10
The article reports on the 21.3% growth in the renewable energy electricity generation in the U.S. in 2020 as perceived by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
- Renewable Initiative Launched.
Mann, Roberta // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 9/3/2012, Vol. 247 Issue 1, p7
The article reports that the resolution proposed by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will advance the process toward a coordinated regional procurement of renewable energy across the U.S. after it was unanimously passed at the New England Governor's conference.
- Reevaluate green energy on Earth Day.
Beckman, Frank // Hill; 4/23/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 49, p19
In this article the author comments that the U.S. government should put more money in the development of the projects based on the green and renewable energy sources, also the author discusses the depletion of jobs in the wind energy sector and increase in job in petroleum industry.
- DOD Needs to Take Actions to Address Challenges in Meeting Federal Renewable Energy Goals.
Beckman, Frank // GAO Reports; 1/25/2010, preceding p1
The article discusses the assessment of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the renewable energy goals of the Department of Defense (DOD). It states that GAO identified the challenges that could affect the ability of DOD to meet its goals and the progress it made in consuming...
- Alternative energy: What's it worth to stop being a slave to Mideast oil?
Beckman, Frank // Southeast Farm Press; 7/15/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 18, p5
In this article the author discusses the use of alternative energy by the U.S. to be independent from the oils of Middle Eastern countries. He suggests that electric automobiles can be a solution for average commuters. The author emphasizes that coal-powered generation plants may not be...
- Grain growers can help fight terrorism.
Roberson, Roy // Southeast Farm Press; 5/5/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 13, p14
The article focuses on the significant role of grain growers in producing alternative and sustainable energy in the U.S. that will help reduce dependence on foreign oil. It notes several issues such as national security issue, economic welfare issue, and environmental issue and mentions the...
- Rethinking Central Utility Plants.
Schultz, Carl C. // Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering; Sep2009, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p6
The article discusses the development of alternative renewable energy sources for heating and cooling system in school campuses in the U.S. These campuses include the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, University of British Columbia Okanagan and the Richard Stockton College of New...
- THE LOBBY.
Schultz, Carl C. // Community Banker; Nov2008, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p12
The article presents statistics on a variety of topics related to the U.S. economy, including the percentage of employers experiencing a leadership shortage, the median weekly earnings of full-time workers age 65 and older in 2007 and the total amount of federal government subsidies for...
- Turning Offshore Wind On.
Schroeder, Erica // California Law Review; Oct2010, Vol. 98 Issue 5, p1631
The article explores the benefits and potentials of the offshore wind power in the U.S. It tackles the regulatory framework for offshore wind power and the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) which offers the primary mechanisms for balancing federal and state interests in U.S. coastal resources....
- Why Do States Adopt Renewable Portfolio Standards?: An Empirical Investigation.
Lyon, Thomas P.; Yin, Haitao // Energy Journal; 2010, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p133
Renewable portfolio standards (RPSs) for electricity generation are politically popular in many U.S. states although economic analysis suggests they are not first-best policies. We present an empirical analysis of the political and economic factors that drive state governments to adopt an RPS,...
- READER FEEDBACK.
McClintic, Frank; Alderink, Mike // Industry Week/IW; Oct2010, Vol. 259 Issue 10, p12
No abstract available.
- A Greener FERC.
Kriz, Margaret // National Journal; 4/4/2009, p7
No abstract available.
- Alt-Biz Groups Proliferate.
Kosterlitz, Julie // National Journal; 3/6/2010, p17
No abstract available.
- Going coastal: The Case for Offshore Wind.
Feo, Ed // Power; Mar2010, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p88
The article discusses the challenges regarding the approval of offshore wind projects as renewable energy source in the U.S. It is stated that the benefit of relative proximity to coastal load centers is offered by the offshore wind projects. The nonexistence of an extensive permitting regime...
- Smart Grid: On the Money.
Reitenbach, Gail // Power; Apr2010, Vol. 154 Issue 4, p61
The article discusses the smart grid project of the U.S. that aims in serving the demand of the growing electricity, accommodation of the increased renewable generation sources, and improve and maximize the transmission of electricity. It states that it would cost 65 billion U.S. dollars to 165...
- 3M to Work with NREL on Solar Research.
Reitenbach, Gail // Electrical Wholesaling; May2010, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p48
The article offers information on the series of Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs) announced by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which establish joint investigations in three key areas, namely, concentrating solar power,...
- Feel the BREEZE.
Kruse, Andy // Environmental Design & Construction; Aug2011, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p40
The article focuses on the initiative of universities in the U.S. for wind power as a sustainable solution to improve environmental management and adopt renewable energy technologies. It states that the universities turn to wind energy for the American College & University President's Climate...
- Departments team up to boost offshore energy.
Geman, Ben // Hill; 6/30/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 76, p16
The article reports on the collaboration between Energy and Interior departments in the U.S. that aims to improve the development of commercial-scale offshore renewable energy projects in the country.
- Getting nowhere fast.
Lerner, Ivan // ICIS Chemical Business; 4/27/2009, Vol. 275 Issue 17, p42
No abstract available.
- 2011 Energy & Utilities Industry Perspective.
Flaherty, Thomas; Van den Berg, Joseph; Jirovec, Todd; Hendrickson, James; Dann, Christopher; Simpkins, Earl // Electric Perspectives; Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 36 Issue 4, Special section p1
The article discusses the 2011 outlook of the U.S. energy and utilities industry in the light of eroding support for renewable generation subsidies and the challenges to the Environmental Protection Agency's carbon rule making. The utilities' growth strategy should address the issues of scale,...
- 5 Plans for Action on Climate Change and Renewable Energy.
Van Dyke, Aly // Mother Earth News; Apr/May2009, Issue 233, p28
The article offers information on several projects meant to prevent climate change and improve renewable energy resources in the U.S. The United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP), a coalition of corporations and environmental organizations, has proposed a framework for new climate...
- The Renewable Energy Superhighway Needs RTOs.
Johnson, George E. // Electric Light & Power; Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p14
The article presents the author's opinion on the need of regional transmission organizations (RTOs) in the U.S. for effective administration of the renewable resources. He states that RTOs provide better planning of transmission systems in a region. He says that the competitive renewable energy...