2020 Voters Cement Nevada’s 50% RPS, Shakeup of Energy Oversight in New Mexico

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 16:50:39 +0000

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Though vote-counting continued in the tight presidential race on Nov. 5, voters in Nevada and New Mexico appear to have made headway on crucial energy initiatives on the ballot.  Nevada Approves a 50% by 2030 RPS  In Nevada, the presidential race remained closely contested on Thursday morning with pundits predicting that a victory there for […]

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2020 Voters Cement Nevada’s 50% RPS, Shakeup of Energy Oversight in New Mexico

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 16:50:39 +0000

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Though vote-counting continued in the tight presidential race on Nov. 5, voters in Nevada and New Mexico appear to have made headway on crucial energy initiatives on the ballot.  Nevada Approves a 50% by 2030 RPS  In Nevada, the presidential race remained closely contested on Thursday morning with pundits predicting that a victory there for […]

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A Protocol for Making Renewable Energy Sizing and Selection Decisions

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 04:01:00 +0000

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Much has been written about renewable energy, but few stories have focused on the complexity of determining the optimal mix of solar and wind generation, and the kind and amount of energy storage, that

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ITC Probing Economic Impact of Renewable Goals, Imports to New England

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 13:28:09 +0000

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Responding to a request from a Democrat-led U.S. House committee, the federal International Trade Commission (ITC) is investigating how New England’s increasing renewable targets are economically affecting the region, and what role renewable imports play in meeting those commitments. The ITC, an independent, nonpartisan and quasi-judicial federal agency that also provides fact-finding as it relates […]

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Moody’s: Carbon Concerns Denting Merchant Coal Refinancing Prospects

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:37:42 +0000

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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks are diminishing the number of potential investors in U.S. merchant coal projects, and that is putting more pressure on already squeezed coal plant economics, Moody’s Investors Service said in a new sector report.   The U.S. merchant coal plants, which are already grappling with persistently low power prices that […]

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THE BIG PICTURE: Renewable Portfolio Standards

Credit to Author: Tracey Lilly| Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 04:00:14 +0000

As of August 2019, 29 U.S. states and the District of Columbia had renewable portfolio standards (RPSs), and eight others had non-binding renewable portfolio goals. Three states also had clean energy standards, which set targets for low-carbon non-renewables, like nuclear, and two had clean energy goals. Shown in the bars are the shares of generation by source for […]

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Health Benefits Of Renewable Energy Far Outweigh The Costs, Say MIT Researchers

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 16:18:40 +0000

A study by MIT claims the health benefits that result from converting to renewable energy are greater than the cost of installing wind and solar projects. So why is the US government deliberately putting its citizens at risk?

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PJM Will Hold Capacity Auction Under Current Rules in August

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 21:52:23 +0000

PJM Interconnection said it will hold its 2022–2023 capacity auction under current market rules on Aug. 14, 2019, though the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has yet to issue a decision on the grid operator’s plan to revamp its Minimum Offer Price Rule (MOPR). In an April 10 filing, however, PJM asked FERC to clarify that […]

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China Sets a New Renewable Portfolio Standard

China in mid-September increased its renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 35% of electricity consumption by 2030. The country has already heavily invested in wind and solar, and it anticipates more gains will

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California Assembly Passes 100% Renewables Mandate

Lawmakers in California’s Assembly on August 28 cleared a key vote on a bill that would require the state to obtain 100% of all retail electricity sales from renewable and zero-emissions resources by 2045.  The state’s Assembly voted 43–32 in favor of SB 100. The bill, which now heads to the state Senate for a […]

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