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Baltimore Ravens greenlight onsite solar project


Constellation, a retail energy supplier, and the Baltimore Ravens today announced an agreement to construct a 375-kilowatt solar generation project at the team’s headquarters and training facility in Owings Mills, Md.

Hillary Clinton calls for dramatic increase in renewable power


In a proposal released Sunday evening, Hillary Clinton announced that if she is elected president she will push for two national goals to combat climate change

Colorado officials ready for new carbon emission air rules


Colorado officials say they're ready for an expected EPA rule by next month that would require a 30 percent reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions nationwide by 2030.

Mississippi delegation attacks carbon dioxide limits


All members of Mississippi's congressional delegation say new federal carbon dioxide reduction goals are prohibitively expensive and unattainable, despite significant investments to improve air quality in the state.

DNR wants to expand projects that don't require analysis


The state Department of Natural Resources wants to permanently expand the list of projects that don't require an environmental analysis, including air pollution permits, decisions affecting factory farms and dam repairs.

AWEA: More than 1600 MW of wind capacity installed in second quarter


With the completion of 845 new wind turbines across five states, more than 1600 megawatts (MW) of newly-installed wind capacity came online during the second quarter of 2015, with 13,600 MW of new wind capacity currently under construction; this according to a report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) yesterday.

NC state lawmaker offers plan to delay action on EPA rules


A North Carolina senator introduced legislation on Wednesday to block state agencies from taking action on expected Environmental Protection Agency rules to cut carbon emissions on power plants until the rules complete what will likely be a lengthy legal challenge.

New program lets New Yorkers support renewable energy


A new program will let New York residents subscribe to local renewable energy projects and get a credit on their utility bills for their portion of the energy produced.

IKEA completes Missouri’s largest rooftop solar array


IKEA today announced the completion of the  installation of solar panels atop its new St. Louis store.

Vermont's Green Mountain Power ready for energy revolution


When Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company's new Powerwall battery to back up home electrical systems in April, Green Mountain Power Corp. CEO Mary Powell was at the event in California, looking to put her company at the head of the line to order them for its customers.

Oklahoma's lawsuit over the Clean Power Plan crashes and burns at federal court


The ink was barely dry on a July 1 lawsuit that the Oklahoma Attorney General filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the proposed Clean Power Plan when a federal judge on July 17 gave the suit a quick heave-ho, saying the suit was premature and filed in the wrong court.

Company to settle coal-fired plant emissions violations for $7M


Interstate Power and Light, a subsidiary of Alliant Energy, agreed to install emissions controls and meet emissions reduction rates from seven coal-fired power plants in Iowa.

Booz Allen, Siemens and Power Analytics to study feasibility of 16 microgrid projects in New York


Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), Siemens (NYSE: SI) and Power Analytics will study the technical and economic feasibility of installing microgrids in 16 cities across New York.

Cutting carbon emissions brings economic impact to RGGI region


States participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) have seen economic benefits in regulating carbon emissions through market-based mechanisms.

SCE issues RFO for additional emissions-free energy


Southern California Edison (SCE) launched a Request for Offers (RFO) to obtain renewable electricity from independent power producers as part of its Solar Photovoltaic Program (SPVP), designed to encourage energy production from rooftop solar photovoltaic facilities.

DNV GL to provide technical, financial review for RES' energy storage projects in North America


DNV GL has agreed to provide technical and financial due diligence to two energy storage projects from Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES).

TVA wants more renewables & natural gas in energy plan


The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) said it could use more renewable energy, natural gas and energy efficiency, according to the final 2015 Integrated Resource Plan.

Minnesota Power to end operations at coal-fired power plant


Minnesota Power, a unit of Allete (NYSE ALE), said it planned to cease operations at a coal-fired power plant by the end of 2020.

Dynegy’s CEO says company will exit from California market


Dynegy Inc. will eventually exit California’s market and focus on investing into New England and the mid-Atlantic states.

Report: Power gen industry will adapt to comply with Clean Power Plan


A report from the Advanced Energy Economy Institute (AEE Institute) says the power generation industry will come up with options to comply with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan under potential market-based mechanisms.