Texas wind power used to offset Superbowl’s energy use

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

During the 2011 Superbowl, the expected electricity use at Cowboys Stadium was offset 100% with the purchase of wind energy credits. That ensured that for every megawatt-hour of electricity used to power the event and facilities, directly and indirectly, an equivalent amount of wind energy was generated at a wind farm in Texas, the energy [...]

Texas wind power used to offset Superbowl’s energy use2016-11-23T15:02:00+00:00

Texas wind farms reap N.C. dollars; Utilities look out of state to meet green-energy targets

2009-08-04T17:21:54+00:00

Utilities in North Carolina can satisfy up to 25 percent of their clean energy mandates by buying certificates from out of state.   With the first deadlines fast approaching for North Carolina's renewable energy targets, power companies in North Carolina are snapping up green certificates from out-of-state wind farms including from farms located in Texas.  Although the certificates don't [...]

Texas wind farms reap N.C. dollars; Utilities look out of state to meet green-energy targets2009-08-04T17:21:54+00:00

Idaho PUC Will Reconsider REC Issue

2009-03-18T17:54:52+00:00

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will reconsider a Jan. 26 order that granted Idaho Power Co.'s request to hold onto its renewable energy certificates (RECs) rather than sell them on the open market or to other utilities. It will take written comments from the parties in the case through March 30 and will conduct [...]

Idaho PUC Will Reconsider REC Issue2009-03-18T17:54:52+00:00