The organization I represent, the American Bird Conservancy (ABC), supports renewable energy development to address anthropogenic climate change, but has serious concerns about widespread bird mortalities caused by wind turbines....More
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Washington, D.C., say renewable energy tax credits have encouraged the start of construction of over 14,000 MW in wind-generation in the United States so far in 2014....More
The Department of Energy has issued a loan guarantee solicitation, making as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases....More
SEPA's new report, " Unlocking Advanced Inverter Functionality," explores the potential for advanced or "smart" inverters to enhance solar value, expand utility-customer services, and offer a business case for utility ownership....More
The winds of change are blowing in the utility generation landscape. In the past, base-load generation was crucial and dynamic response to changing conditions didn't matter as much. Today's evolving landscape forces utilities, who have typically been slow to adopt new distributive generation technologies, into giving them a try. For more information on this topic, download the free white paper: The age of the new energy miner: unearthing new options for grid reliability in the era of coal retirement.