Tag: clean energy

Political fight over clean energy initiative begins in Arizona

Political fight over clean energy initiative begins in Arizona

July 8, 2018 |

In Arizona, Arizona’s largest utility, Arizona Public Service Co., is fighting billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer’s clean energy initiative through his NextGen Climate Action group, called “Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona,” which aims to ask voters whether they want the state Constitution to require half of Arizona’s electricity come from renewable sources like wind and […]

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King County purifying biogas into RNG

King County purifying biogas into RNG

May 27, 2018 |

In Washington, at its South Treatment Plant in Renton, King County is purifying the biogas into renewable natural gas, an alternative to fossil fuels that generates revenue for the county while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. King County — which has converted methane to natural gas for more than 30 years — is now a leading […]

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DOE joins with Israeli counterpart to invest $4.8 million in clean energy

DOE joins with Israeli counterpart to invest $4.8 million in clean energy

November 6, 2017 |

In Washington, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Israel’s Ministry of Energy (MoE) along with the Israel Innovation Authority announced $4.8 million for five newly selected clean energy projects as part of the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy program. Among the winner was CelDezyner Ltd. (Rehovot, Israel) and AdvanceBio LLC. (Milford, Ohio) […]

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Quebec ups renewable fuel targets, unveils $1.5B clean energy plan

Quebec ups renewable fuel targets, unveils $1.5B clean energy plan

June 27, 2017 |

In Canada, Quebec’s provincial government unveiled its said it will spend $1.5B between now and 2019 to spir clean energy and reduce oil dependency. As a part of the 2017-2020 Action Plan, Quebec Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Pierre Arcand has announced the jurisdiction’s first ever volumetric requirements on renewable fuels (such as ethanol […]

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World clean energy investment to bounce back from two years of decline

World clean energy investment to bounce back from two years of decline

October 6, 2014 |

In New York, according to Bloomberg, world clean energy investment will almost certainly bounce back from its two years of decline. In the first three quarters of 2014, investment was 16% ahead of the same period of 2013, at $175.1 billion. According to the analysis: “Third-quarter investment was $55 billion, up 12% from 2013, thanks […]

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Blumenauer and Loebsack introduce clean energy bill in house

Blumenauer and Loebsack introduce clean energy bill in house

September 22, 2014 |

In Washington, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02), along with 16 other members of Congress, introduced HR 5559, the Bridge to a Clean Energy Future Act of 2014, last week. The bill would extend critical incentives to provide market certainty and to strengthen investment in clean energy such as extending Production Tax Credit […]

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Clean Energy Victory Bonds get big backing in the House

Clean Energy Victory Bonds get big backing in the House

August 8, 2012 |

In Washington, Representative Bob Filner and 10 cosponsors introduced the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2012, H.R. 6275 in the House of Representatives. The bill, officially entitled “To promote the domestic development and deployment of clean energy technologies required for the 21st century,” will allow all Americans to invest in Treasury Bonds for as […]

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Clean Energy Trends 2011 says biofuels marekt to gro to $112.8B by 2020

Clean Energy Trends 2011 says biofuels marekt to gro to $112.8B by 2020

[ 0 ] March 16, 2011 |

In Oregon, the report Clean Energy Trends 2011 from Clean Edge, Inc. says combined global revenue for biofuels reached $56.4 billion in 2010 and is projected to grow to $112.8 billion by 2020. In 2010, the biofuels market consisted of more than 27.2 billion gallons of ethanol and biodiesel production worldwide. Combined global revenue for […]

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Free Wilson Sonsini webinar today on clean energy policy support in DC

Free Wilson Sonsini webinar today on clean energy policy support in DC

[ 0 ] March 4, 2011 |

Wilson Sonsini is hosting a webinar on today to discuss the state of clean energy support in Washington.  “There is no charge to attend ,” said the company in a note to the Digest,” we are just trying to inform our client base (and others to whom these issues matter).  This is the time for […]

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“Cutting the Cost of Clean Energy” report proposes new cleantech public financing arm

“Cutting the Cost of Clean Energy” report proposes new cleantech public financing arm

[ 0 ] November 18, 2010 |

In Washington, the Center for American Progress released a paper “Cutting the Cost of Clean Energy”, a policy roadmap for a national energy reform plan designed to reduce the cost of clean energy deployment, and create jobs and enhance American economic competitiveness in 2011. Co-written with the Coalition for Green Capital (CGC), this effort recognizes […]

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