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CleanTechLaw · 2h ago

California May Reach 50% Renewable Power Goal by 2020 — 10 Years Early

Two years ago, Gov. Jerry Brown signed an ambitious law ordering California utility companies to get 50 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030.It looks like they may hit...
CleanTechLaw · 1d ago

Gov. Wolf Uses Elizabethtown College's Solar Field to Tout New Law to Boost In-State Solar

With Elizabethtown College’s large solar array as a backdrop, Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday called new state legislation designed to boost renewable solar energy a “game-changer.”Last week, Wolf s...
CleanTechLaw · 3d ago

35 GW of Storage Can Save US $4 Billion by 2025

If the U.S. can deploy 35 GW of new energy storage by 2025, the Energy Storage Association (ESA) estimates that the return in operational savings from those deployments could surpass $4 bill...
CleanTechLaw · 4d ago

New Democratic Governor in New Jersey Could Ignite State’s Offshore Wind Sector

Control of the governor’s seat in New Jersey is moving to a Democrat — a shift that could be a big win for wind power in the state’s waters.Phil Murphy won the New Jersey gubernatorial elect...
CleanTechLaw · 5d ago

Decentralization Is the Cheapest Way to Expand Energy Access in India, Says IEA

India has led the way in expanding energy access to citizens. An emphasis on distributed renewables will strengthen those efforts, according to international energy experts. India stands out...
CleanTechLaw · 6d ago

Senate Tax Bill Brings Good News for Renewables

 Unlike the House bill, the Senate’s proposal keeps renewable tax credits in place.After the the House’s version of a tax overhaul bill slashed clean energy credits, the industry expressed w...
CleanTechLaw · 1w ago

Kate Brown Adopts Broad Green Building Mandates and Electric Vehicle Goals

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed executive orders on Monday to impose sweeping green energy mandates on new construction and help triple the number of electric vehicles in the state by 2020.The...
CleanTechLaw · 2W ago

Southern California Edison Introduces Clean Energy Proposal to Meet State’s Climate, Air Quality Goals

 Southern California Edison today proposed an integrated strategic framework for the state of California to meet its ambitious climate and air quality goals. SCE describes its Clean Power an...
CleanTechLaw · 2W ago

Republican Tax Bill Hits Wind Power, Solar Largely Unscathed

A Republican tax bill unveiled on Thursday included cuts to renewable energy tax credits considered critical to enabling wind projects to compete with fossil fuel plants, but tax breaks for ...
CleanTechLaw · 2W ago

Jordan's Water Ministry to Cut Energy Use by Half by 2019

The Ministry of Water and Irrigation is scheduled to reduce its energy use, which constitutes 14 per cent of the country’s total energy consumption, by half in early 2019, according to offic...