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Renewable Electricity Standard

A Real Chance for Renewable Energy

Sen. Tom Udall | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Sen. Tom Udall

Balancing our energy portfolio is a real chance to reduce energy bills, revitalize rural America, slow global warming and strengthen our energy security.

Energy Secretary: Clean Energy Standard Could Include Nuclear And Clean Coal

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's energy chief asked Congress on Tuesday to consider nuclear power and other nonrenewable sources in a man...

Renewable Irony

Robert Stavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Stavins

Those who believe that renewable electricity standards would create a huge number of green jobs have forgotten the lesson of Detroit: a large domestic market does not guarantee a healthy domestic industry.

Let's Seize the Opportunity to Pass a Renewable Electricity Standard This Year

Tulsi Tanti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tulsi Tanti

Let's hope that a bipartisan group of six U.S. senate visionaries can accomplish what so far has eluded those of us hoping to bring more clean energy ...

Green News Report: September 21, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Ding dong...

Please Step Up, President Obama, and Lead Us to the Clean Energy Future America Deserves

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

We appreciate Obama's leadership on clean energy, yet the extremely limited legislative calendar demands a much deeper level of personal involvement than he and his administration have demonstrated.

A Rebuttal to Sen Murkowski's "Dirty Air Act" Op-Ed: Is She Serious?

Gillian Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gillian Caldwell

It should surprise no one that fossil fuel industry interests have gone into overdrive on this issue and turned a clear no-brainer into a rather "Murky" one that is expected to come down to the wire.

Open Letter to Sens. Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman: A Bipartisan Path Forward on Energy and Climate

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

At least in the short term, we should think of carbon pricing as a funding mechanism for clean energy policies. It's a form of responsible budgeting: nothing more, nothing less.

Major Compromise on Clean Energy and Green Jobs Bill

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Roll Call is reporting that Representatives Waxman and Boucher have reached an agreement on several critical provisions of the American Clean Energy and Security Act.

The Waxman-Markey Green Jobs Bill Isn't Perfect, But it Is Absolutely Necessary

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Representatives Henry Waxman and Ed Markey Tuesday at long last made public a discussion draft of the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES). ...

Top Dem Strategist Leaves Politics to Lobby for Utility Industry

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

Brian Wolff's new job at the Edison Electric Institute, at least ostensibly, is to make it difficult for his former bosses to succeed on energy policy.

Terry McAuliffe Running for VA-Gov, Dodging Questions About Energy

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Terry McAuliffe filed papers in Virginia today. He called a few Virginia bloggers to talk about his potential candidacy.

A State of Disenchantment

Javier Sierra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

Because of its extraordinary number of sun hours per year and its predominant winds, New Mexico could be turned into an El Dorado of clean, alternative, renewable energy.

"D-Carbon" Brings Solar to the Coalfields

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

Carbon County, in a poetic turn, is now set to host the second largest solar facility in the nation.