Supporters of rooftop-generated solar energy say an Xcel Energy proposal would devalue the amount of credit the company awards users for putting power on the grid. Click to Continue »
State regulators have granted Xcel Energy Inc.’s request to boost the amount of wind and solar power on its Colorado system by 25 percent, or 620 megawatts. Xcel (NYSE: XEL) has about 2,427 megawatts of renewable energy in its portfolio, of which ...
Dropping costs and increasing consumer demand are expanding the market for renewable energy. Policy is shaping it. Specific policies are designed to drive growth of particular types of renewable projects.
Amy Mall, Senior Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C.: Headwaters Economics just released a study of 207 counties in the six major oil- and gas-producing states in the interior West: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
GE concluded that making solar panels in the United States wasn’t such a great business after all. GE sold the solar-panel technology to another U.S. solar firm for stock, in the process jettisoning GE’s previously announced plans to build, in ...
The survey finds strong and widespread support for the practice of net metering, and a rejection of the changes proposed by Xcel Energy. Opposition to the proposal is widespread, but is particularly strong among Xcel’s own customers.
Cool Planet has some serious investment money behind it from big-name companies, and a grandiose plan: create gasoline from non-food biomass at low cost, while creating biochar that can increase crop yields with less water and fertilizer.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The bigger the matchup, the shorter Lisa Bluder’s pregame speeches get. The Iowa women’s basketball coach hasn’t needed to say much at all in preparation for this year’s annual showdown with Iowa State.
(DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory) The Industry Growth Forum hosted by the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory this week attracted nearly 400 investors, entrepreneurs, scientists and thought leaders to Denver.