We knew it was coming, we just didn't know which state would be first to repeal the most important renewable energy policy. Meanwhile, South Carolina is implementing net-metering.
After endless hearings and attacks, the Solyndra program will turn a nice profit for taxpayers.
States with Renewable Portfolio Standards can exceed requirements - at a profit if you add in reduced health care costs.
Just as renewable energy is becoming widely competitive on price with fossil fuels, growth could slow through 2020 because of policy uncertainty in key markets, warns IEA.
There's no end to this utility's creative ideas!
Ohio is freezing both its Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Standards.
In an important lawsuit, a federal judge dismisses a challenge to Colorado's Renewable Portfolio Standard; Ohio freezes RPS; Iowa increases solar incentives.
Oklahoma handily passed legislation to place a surcharge on solar systems; ALEC, Koch Bros-backed groups and utilities say that's just the beginning.
Approved by North Carolina regulators, this important program gives Google and other big electricity consumers access to 100% renewable energy.
The region is so inefficient and lacking on incentives that any progress is a big deal.