Solar and Wind Energy are Taking Over Texas

Texas is looking to remain the energy hub of the U.S. in the renewable era by pioneering wind and solar production. Could Texas, a state synonymous with Big Oil, wind up leading a renewable energy revolution? According to the Texans that were intervi...

Wind Farms Near Military Bases?

New York Republican Congressman Chris Collins has proposed a bill that would prevent wind projects near military bases from obtaining tax credits. Specifically, Congressman Collins cites “significant concerns from local residents and lawmakers” f...

The Arrival of Offshore Wind Power

This summer a total of five wind turbines were installed in the Deepwater Wind project off Block Island, Rhode Island. This wind turbines mark the first “steel in water” for U.S. offshore wind power. The 30 MW wind farm is set to be operational t...

Energy Credits Across the Board

Fossil fuels have a rich and diverse history, and the influence they have on the production of energy in the United States has been immense. Fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas have helped our country grow and further develop our energy innovation...

Movement of Corporate America: Part 2

Large corporates such as Google and Apple appear to prefer synthetic rather than standard PPAs. According to the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewables Center, nearly 75 percent of all corporate renewable PPAs in Q1 2015 were synthetic. Why...

Movement of Corporate America: Part 1

In the past few years, the corporate renewable PPA market has grown significantly. Almost 1.6 GW of renewable energy capacity was contracted through corporate renewable PPAs in the U.S. alone in H1 2015, a considerable figure given that only 650 MW w...