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Posts Tagged ‘renewable energy’

China May Lift 2020 Solar Target To 150GW

Originally published on RenewEconomy Deutsche Bank analysts say local media reports in China suggest that the country’s 2020 solar power target could be lifted to 150 GW from the current target of 100 GW – meaning more than 20 GW of solar would need to be added in each year from 2016 to 2020. The reports…

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Renewable energy bills subject of Statehouse public hearing

Massachusetts’ energy future moves to the top of the Statehouse agenda, with Gov. Charlie Baker set to make the case for his two top renewable energy bills at a public hearing. One bill would require Massachusetts utilities to work with the state Department of Energy Resources to pursue long-term contracts for bringing hydropower into the state.…

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Maryland’s SREC Market: Nothing to be Crabby About

(Editors note: This is a link to an older story from May 2015, but it still very relevant and informative) Maryland SREC Prices – On the Rise Despite consistently ranking in the top 15 state solar markets, Maryland has long flown under the radar for most developers. Due to moderate electricity prices and thin margins, the…

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New statewide energy coalition Mass Power Forward encourages residents, politicians to fight for clean energy

A new energy coalition has formed in Massachusetts and is calling for a stronger commitment to powering the commonwealth with clean, renewable energy sources. Members of the new coalition Mass Power Forward held press conferences in Boston, Fall River, Holyoke, Peabody, Pittsfield and Weymouth at 9 a.m. on Wednesday. Several Western Massachusetts elected officials and…

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Fossil-Fuel Industry Can’t Stop Renewable Energy, Obama Says

// Bloomberg New Energy Finance (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama pledged to provide incentives to support investments in renewable energy, saying the industry will thrive despite opposition by Republicans and fossil-fuel suppliers. The White House on Monday announced a $1 billion increase in loan guarantees for renewable energy projects, $24 million in new grants for solar research and measures to…

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