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Massachusetts utilities look to buy renewable energy to power 136000 homes

Massachusetts utility companies are preparing to buy enough renewable energy to power 136,000 homes as part of a major initiative announced by Governor Charlie Baker on Thursday. The companies may buy up to 817 gigawatt-hours of electricity per year under … Continue reading

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Scott Walker wants to end funding for renewable energy program

In an about-face from his first term, Gov. Scott Walker wants to eliminate funding for a University of Wisconsin-Madison renewable energy research center that has played a key role in helping land one of its biggest government grants ever. In … Continue reading

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States team up for cheaper renewable energy

Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island are teaming up in an effort to procure renewable energy more cheaply. Officials from the three states announced a plan earlier this week to jointly issue a request for proposals. The first step in that … Continue reading

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House gives preliminary approval to renewable energy bill

The Vermont House gave preliminary approval to a new program Friday that would establish renewable energy standards for the state’s utilities. The vote was 127-11. The bill, H.40, requires utilities to sell renewable electricity, some of which must come from … Continue reading

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IO Offers Renewable Energy to Phoenix Data Center Clients

IO has introduced the option for customers to use 100 percent renewable energy to power their IT equipment within the provider’s Phoenix data centers. While there is some interest among data center customers in using renewable energy to power their … Continue reading

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Renewable energy bill advances in VT House

House passes renewable energy bill.(Photo: AP) MONTPELIER The Vermont House has advanced a wide-ranging bill that pushes utilities beyond electricity to help customers save on heat and could resolve criticism that the current state program to promote renewable energy double … Continue reading

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Renewable energy sector upbeat on Budget 2015 proposals

NEW DELHI: Proposals such as creation of a national infrastructure investment fund and doubling of coal cess in the Union Budget have buoyed the renewable energy industry, which believes these steps could help solve financing challenges, thereby boosting clean energy … Continue reading

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Pattern Energy + Cemex Developing 1 Gigawatt Of Renewable Energy Projects …

Clean Power Published on February 27th, 2015 by James Ayre 3 February 27th, 2015 by James Ayre  The US based renewable energy company Pattern Energy is partnering with the Mexican construction company Cemex to form a joint venture to develop … Continue reading

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Bulgaria scraps incentives for new renewable energy installations

Bulgaria’s parliament scrapped preferential prices for new renewable energy installations on Thursday as the country is struggling to cut deficits in the energy sector and keep a lid on consumers’ utility bills. Wind power farms and photovoltaic parks mushroomed in … Continue reading

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States team up for cheaper renewable energy

Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island are teaming up in an effort to procure renewable energy more cheaply. Officials from the three states announced a plan earlier this week to jointly issue a request for proposals. The first step in that … Continue reading

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