Tag: Renewable Electricity

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

The IRA will accelerate electrolyzed hydrogen’s future. Here’s what that means for utilities and industry.

September 30, 2022

Via: Utility Dive

The Inflation Reduction Act has upended hydrogen economics, making “green” hydrogen — electrolyzed from renewable electricity and water — suddenly cost-competitive with its natural gas-derived counterpart. On the supply side, electrolyzers can help utilities integrate renewables into the grid, speeding […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

US Voluntary Clean Power Sales Keep Surging, With More Than a Little Help From Utilities

November 11, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Millions of retail electricity customers in the United States buy voluntary clean power, meaning renewable energy beyond what load-serving entities such as utilities otherwise provide. These clean power sales have surged in the past decade: According to data collected and […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Oregon WTE Facility May Get Renewable Energy Status

January 14, 2020

Via: Waste360

Oregon lawmakers are giving Covanta’s waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in Marion County another chance to be treated as a renewable energy source. According to a Salem Reporter article, State Rep. Brian Clem confirmed that a proposal is in the works to […]

Basic Services, Civil Service, Electric Utility, Public Utilities

New Governors May Bring Gigawatts of Renewable Additions Across America

November 21, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Democrats came away from this year’s midterm elections with 14 governorships. The party flipped seven of those seats from Republicans. Of Democrats who ran, six campaigned on pledges to increase renewable energy in their state. The results of those elections […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

How Corporations ‘Bypassed the Politics’ to Lead on Clean Energy in 2017

December 29, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

When President Trump announced plans to withdraw from the Paris climate accord attention quickly turned to corporate America. Would business leaders forge ahead in the fight against climate change in the absence of federal backing? In 2017, at least, the […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Can California Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity by 2040? Jerry Brown Thinks So

December 15, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

As 2017 comes to an end, California can boast that it’s making substantial progress toward reaching its ambitious renewable energy goals, which has renewed calls for the state to pass a 100 percent clean electricity target in 2018. The California […]