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Nevada moves closer to 50% Renewable Portfolio Standard

By Michelle Froese Nevada is one step closer to expanding its generation and use of clean energy as a the Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 358, which would boost Nevada’s Renewable Portfolio Standard to 50% by 2030. SB 358 received support from companies of all sizes doing business in Nevada, both in and outside of…

The Carolinas have biggest solar procurement day ever

By Kelsey Misbrener Bringing more cost-effective solar energy to the Carolinas, 14 utility-scale projects have been selected during an independently judged bidding process — part of a 2017 comprehensive renewable energy law. Based on an independent evaluation process, Duke Energy will produce or purchase a total of 602 megawatts of renewable energy from projects under…

Energy Storage Tax Credit Could Jumpstart Battery Industry

By Ryan Austin Energy storage is still hampered by high costs, but some in the federal government are looking to partially solve that problem. Last week, lawmakers in the democratic-controlled House of Representatives introduced a bill to extend tax credits to energy storage. Pennsylvania representative Mike Doyle introduced the Energy Storage and Deployment Act on…

Power co-op plan raises questions #PA

By National Wind Watch In response to Ms. Bass’s recent letter promoting wind energy (“Keep an open mind on wind energy,” March 23), I would like to make several observations. We all maintain some level of consciousness about conservation of our beautiful natural resources. Although Ms. Bass may have facilitated the development of Broad Mountain…

Congress Introduces Energy Storage Tax Credit Bill

By [email protected] Amidst a flurry of energy and climate change legislation being introduced in the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, this week saw lawmakers reintroduce a perennial attempt to add stand-alone energy storage to the list of technologies eligible for federal investment tax credits (ITC). The Energy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act, introduced Thursday…

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