How a Major Resort Owner Manages Its Power [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:46:21 +0000

MGM Resorts International took a bold step in 2016 when it ended its energy-buying relationship with NV Energy and instead chose to purchase electricity from private providers. The company’s decision was driven by a desire to slash bills and boost renewables. Henry Shields, executive director of finance and analysis in the Corporate Sustainability division of […]

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States Take Lead with Plans for 100% Carbon-Free Energy

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:44:24 +0000

Minnesota and Wisconsin recently joined the list of states aiming for a 100% clean-energy future, while some Illinois lawmakers are pushing for not only carbon-free power, but also 100% renewable energy. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) was the latest to announce a set of policy proposals designed to lead his state’s electricity sector to 100% […]

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Insider Bullish on Renewable Energy Industry [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 23:32:27 +0000

Izzet Bensusan, managing partner and founder of Captona, a North American-focused investment company that specializes in power generation and energy infrastructure, was a guest on The POWER Podcast. He is very bullish on the renewable energy industry for a variety of reasons. For instance, Bensusan said renewable energy is growing at more than 20% around […]

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2 PH firms among world’s top 200 greenest firms

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:03:07 +0000

2 PH firms among world’s top 200 greenest firms

Two Philippine companies, the Lopez-led First Gen Corporation and Energy Development Corporation (EDC), have been included in the latest list of the world’s top 200 biggest and greenest companies.

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Natural Gas and Renewable Energy to Continue Leading the Market

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 04:59:00 +0000

Cheap natural gas and social pressure to reduce carbon emissions give gas-fired power plants and renewable energy resources a competitive advantage over traditional coal and nuclear generation. Energy storage

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Senate Confirms McNamee as FERC Commissioner

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 19:35:28 +0000

The U.S. Senate on a 50-49 party-line vote December 6 confirmed Bernard McNamee to a seat on the five-member Federal Energy and Regulatory Commission (FERC), despite questions about his independence from the Trump administration and his previous comments in support of a bailout of coal and nuclear U.S. power plants at the expense of renewable […]

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Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward

Trump replacement for Obama climate plan moves forward

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration is advancing a proposal for electric utilities that would supplant President Barack Obama’s principal attempt to curtail US contributions to global warming, with a new rule that’s expected to go easier on the coal industry.

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