Groups petition Texas PUC for more emphasis on non-wind development

2012-09-28T07:38:25+00:00

"Several environmental groups - including the Sierra Club, Public Citizen and Environment Texas – have petitioned the Public Utility Commission of Texas to pass new rules calling for more development of non-wind renewable energy in the state." http://www.renewablesbiz.com/article/12/09/enviro-groups-push-more-non-wind-renewables-texas

Groups petition Texas PUC for more emphasis on non-wind development2012-09-28T07:38:25+00:00

New Army Corps Nationwide Permits for Renewable Energy Projects in Effect

2012-04-20T10:34:44+00:00

The United States Army Corps of Engineers, the regulatory body responsible for implementing the permitting regime related to wetlands and other subjects pursuant to Section 404 of the federal Clean Water Act, has released new nationwide permits specifically intended for use in renewable energy development. The new permits went into effect on March 19, 2012. [...]

New Army Corps Nationwide Permits for Renewable Energy Projects in Effect2012-04-20T10:34:44+00:00

Austin Energy Steps Up Climate Protection Plan

2009-08-19T16:09:10+00:00

According to a new report issued by Austin Energy on August 18, 2009, Austin Energy is recommending a reved up Climate Protection Plan which would add more renewable energy, more quickly to the City's portfolio.  The recommendation would result in the City obtaining 36.7% of its energy from renewable sources by 2020 - an effort that [...]

Austin Energy Steps Up Climate Protection Plan2009-08-19T16:09:10+00:00

Treasury, DOE Release Guidelines For Renewable Energy Cash Grant Program

2009-07-10T15:05:02+00:00

Applicants interested in receiving payments under Section 1603 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009 may submit an application on-line by going to www.treasury.gov/recovery. Applications may only be submitted after the property to which the application relates is placed in service, or is under construction. A completed application will include the signed and [...]

Treasury, DOE Release Guidelines For Renewable Energy Cash Grant Program2009-07-10T15:05:02+00:00

Google Maps mapping out locations not to place renewable developments

2019-11-07T15:58:55+00:00

Google Inc., the National Audubon Society and the Natural Resources Defense Council have worked together to create a new mapping tool on Google Earth showing renewable power developers where they can — and can't — build.   The environmental groups have pulled together maps of endangered species habitats, national parks and other forms of protected [...]

Google Maps mapping out locations not to place renewable developments2019-11-07T15:58:55+00:00

Texas Oilmen Turn to Renewable Energy

2009-03-12T16:01:19+00:00

With mounting national interest in renewable energy, oil companies are starting to think in renewable terms. President Obama's $800 billion economic stimulus, which contains incentives for renewable projects, has helped push the swing. The most visible example of the shift has been T. Boone Pickens, the iconic Texas oil tycoon who has been promoting his [...]

Texas Oilmen Turn to Renewable Energy2009-03-12T16:01:19+00:00

U.S. Dept. of Interior to Spur Renewable Energy Development on U.S. Lands

2016-11-23T15:02:08+00:00

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today issued a Secretarial Order making the production, development, and delivery of renewable energy top priorities for the Department.    Salazar’s Secretarial order establishes an energy and climate change task force that will spur this agenda and identify specific zones on U.S. public lands where Interior can [...]

U.S. Dept. of Interior to Spur Renewable Energy Development on U.S. Lands2016-11-23T15:02:08+00:00