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... said Tuesday. A national "clean" or "renewable" energy standard would require utilities to purchase a percentage of their electricity from nonfossil fuel sources and is seen as one of the administration's ...
... energy and from consuming that energy. These are believed to be the first state rankings of their kind. “We see a growing trend by states to increase the importance of renewable electricity generation,” ...
... tax of $1 for every megawatt-hour of electricity produced.  Also, Wyoming's policymakers have allowed the state's sales tax exemption on renewable energy equipment to expire as of 2011; so sales/use taxes ...
... the relatively high solar power potential here and relatively mediocre wind potential).  Wind power makes up a far bigger percentage of the total renewable energy generation in the U.S. than solar (9% ...
... the long run we all benefit if it's done well. With line extension, there are many avenues for compromise -- x amount of feet or y amount of cost.  Perhaps incentives for using renewable energy.  It should ...
... see as viable and feasible and why? Gary Pierce: The cost of renewable energy, particularly solar, has gone down.  With R&D we'll see more and more in the renewable world.  We'll see more nuclear.  ...
...  The push for increased reliance on alternative energy sources stems in part from an Arizona Corporation Commission mandate that utility companies obtain at least 15 percent of their power from renewable ...
8. ACC Launches Arizona-Goes-Solar Website
(News and Events/ACC News)
... customers, incentives that have already been provided, information about Arizona’s Renewable Energy Standard, and other Commission efforts to advance the use of renewable energy. The site—which went live ...
In my last post (A Long and Windy Road to Our Renewable Energy Future) I talked about how renewable energy standards like Arizona's may be harder to achieve than we think.  That doesn't mean I think they're ...
In 2008 former Vice President Al Gore challenged the United States to get 100% of its energy from renewable sources in 10 years.  That was clearly an unattainable goal: nationwide, just 5% of our energy ...
... and lowered the cost of capital for utility companies — critical today as many companies are replacing outdated infrastructure and investing in capital-intensive renewable energy technologies, such as ...
... goes on to suggest that in addition to the state's climate, tax policy and a Renewable Energy Standard that was the nation's most aggressive when it was enacted create a "false/enforced" demand for solar ...
by Marietta Cauchi, DowJones NewsWires LONDON (Dow Jones)--Private equity investors are looking to increase their exposure to funds focused on renewable energy, clean technology and sustainability investments, ...
14. Green Dream: Meet Reality
(News and Events/AIC News)
first published  by Kerry Lynch in Sacramento Bee, July 20, 2010 The vision of a "green" economy fueled by wind, sun, and renewable fuels is powerfully appealing. But there's a huge disconnect between ...
... as a write-in candidate. AIC contacted the candidates and asked each to respond to a survey regarding their positions on a variety of regulatory issues ranging from energy efficiency and renewable energy ...
... for companies that install solar units in the state as it opens the door to a swath of potential customers unlikely to buy systems on their own, but that still want to tap into renewable energy. “I would ...
... tax hike of [the magnitude proposed] could deal a heavy blow to utilities. . . And it could deter new capital investments in electricity infrastructure, such as transmission lines, renewable energy projects ...
... companies are required by 2025 to deliver 15% of their retail energy sales from renewable sources.  But I don't see utilities meeting 100% of their peak and off-peak energy demands with existing wind or ...
... deter new capital investments in electricity infrastructure, such as transmission lines, renewable energy projects and new nuclear reactors, the newswire reported. "A low rate on dividends helps attract ...
... v. State of Arizona Corporation Commission.   In that lawsuit the Goldwater Institute argued that the ACC's rule requiring Arizona's public utility providers to derive 15% of their energy from renewable ...
... as a write-in candidate. AIC contacted the candidates and asked each to respond to a survey regarding their positions on a variety of regulatory issues ranging from energy efficiency and renewable energy ...
I know, I'm unfashionably late to the renewable energy party with this posting.  I've wanted to write about it for a couple of weeks now, since Governor Brewer hosted Arizona's Renewable Energy Future ...
23. (Natural) Gas Cartel Too Soon in the Making
(News and Events/AIC News)
... also undermine gas's role as a "bridge" between fossil fuels and renewable energy. Trying to establish a cartel now would kill the opportunity for forming one in the future, when it might indeed be viable. ...
RenewableEnergyWorld.com The Cleantech Group this week released preliminary Q1 2010 results for clean technology venture investments in North America, Europe, China and India, totaling US $1.9 billion ...
...  The vision is to build a modern grid that enables energy efficiency and the widespread use of both renewable power and plug-in electric vehicles, reducing the country's dependence on fossil fuels ...
26. Is Nuclear Our Energy Future?
(News and Events/AIC News)
by Ryan Randazzo-The Arizona Republic   Despite all the attention electric utilities in the U.S. have been giving renewable-power sources such as solar and wind, their faith is in nuclear power to ...
Phoenix Business Journal - by Patrick O'Grady  A bill that would have put the legislature in charge of the state's renewable energy standard was pulled Thursday following a blitz by solar industry officials ...
... requires a carbon price of at least $50 a ton to make it economically feasible. Wind is the one renewable power source that could make a difference by 2020, the Journal said. DOE has devised a plan ...
29. Going Nuclear?
(News and Events/AIC News)
... politicians who has thrown support behind nuclear power, and she frequently mentions the need for another nuclear plant when she talks of creating a larger clean and renewable energy sector in Arizona. ...
30. Brewer Supports Renewables, not Regulation
(News and Events/AIC News)
Brewer Supports Renewables not Regulation Governor Jan Brewer recently attended a reception during a trade event sponsored by the United Kingdom Trade & Investment group and the Arizona Investment ...
... of renewable energy. These companies are gaining favor, in part because they don't require a lot of cash to bootstrap, a big draw at a time when there's not much financing available. Other winners ...
... talked about the need to diversify the state's economy, to build our competitiveness. Governor Brewer has said, "I am very serious about establishing Arizona as a leader in the renewable energy sector, ...
33. Arizona can lead in solar if Washington acts
(News and Events/AIC News)
... to thousands of Arizonans. Solar is thriving in 2010, due in large part to policies at the state and federal level. The Arizona Corporation Commission's Renewable Energy Standard, federal solar investment ...
As Published by Western Business Roundtable/Land Letter The United States must revive production of rare earths and other hardrock minerals if it hopes to continue its transition to renewable energy ...
... or no, the company plans to meet its customers' growing power needs (poised to rise 50 percent by 2025) without increasing its GHG emissions. It will do that by increasing its use of renewable energies ...
... reactors.  Yet, in the U.S., nuclear power has proved a safe, continuous and reliable source of power.  Let’s face it – regardless of how much we like renewable energy for its “greenness,” we can litter ...
37. Operating Renewable Energy Not Simple
(News and Events/AIC News)
Operating Renewable Energy Not Simple It is no big secret that wind velocity varies greatly from day-to-day, and on some days it even varies greatly hour to hour.  Recently, in the space of one hour, ...
... to meet those needs without enlarging its carbon footprint although this may prove difficult without nuclear generation.  It plans to do that, in part, by increasing its use of renewable energies (the ...
39. State Regulators Grant APS Rate Increase
(News and Events/AIC News)
... said APS President Don Robinson, who added that the rate increase will help the utility maintain stable finances while also investing in renewable energy and promoting conservation. The fuel surcharge ...
40. Historic Settlement Agreement Approved by ACC
(President's Messages/Message Archive)
... efficiency and renewable energy resources As a signatory to the Settlement Agreement, AIC is pleased with the ACC’s action and commends all parties for the professionalism and spirit of compromise exhibited ...
... for the development of domestic energy resources — such as renewables, oil and gas, oil shale, coal and nuclear power — so that America can continue to seek greater energy independence.  ...
... concept, and would set upper and lower price limits for CO2 credits. In a letter to senators, the coalition detailed events, such as a delay in deploying CCS technology, a lag in renewable-energy development, ...
43. Cutting AZ Carbon Emissions Will be Costly
(News and Events/AIC News)
... into the economy through investment in renewable energy technologies. Reinvesting in “green” technology and “green” jobs helps dampen the negative impacts of a carbon tax, but this investment comes at ...
44. Our Water Supply Is Drying Up
(News and Events/AIC News)
... benign: renewable energy, at least in some forms, such as biofuels. Refining one gallon of ethanol requires four gallons of water. This is a drop in the bucket compared with how much water it takes to ...
45. What Energy, Climate Proposals Mean to You
(News and Events/AIC News)
... emissions since they did not turn to fossil fuels (but emit other pollutants,) however, biomass generators are included among low-carbon renewable alternatives for electricity generation. The goal of ...
46. Arizona's Voice Needed in Western Climate Initiative
(President's Messages/Message Archive)
... economists predict will extend well into next year and possibly into 2011.  While cap and trade will improve the competitive position of renewable energy sources relative to fossil fuels, Arizona consumers ...
47. Three New Commissioners and a New Chairman
(President's Messages/Message Archive)
... outlined several goals she hoped to achieve during her tenure as chairman.  At the top of her list was pushing the envelope on developing renewable energy sources in the State and continuing with efforts ...
48. OPEN LETTER TO CONGRESS TO ACT QUICKLY
(President's Messages/Message Archive)
... also believes passage of the energy/extenders package is essential for continued investment in renewable energy resources and energy efficiency measures. The components of the package are critical for ...

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