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...

Where Our Presidential Candidates Stand on Energy

The presidential debate has just begun and solving America’s energy problems will be a major election issue and a top priority for the next president. So where do our candidates stand on energy? Where Does Donald Trump Stand on Energy? Fracking Don...

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...