APA Member Apex Clean Energy Partners With Plug Power on Largest Green Hydrogen Power Purchase Agreement in the United States

345 MW Renewable Project to Supply First Wind-Powered Hydrogen Plant in the United States Apex Clean Energy, one of the nation’s largest independent clean energy companies, and Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, today announced a 345 MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) andContinue reading “APA Member Apex Clean Energy Partners With Plug Power on Largest Green Hydrogen Power Purchase Agreement in the United States”

APA Calls on Louisiana Tax Commission to Convene a Working Group on Solar Facility Taxation

Advanced Power Alliance President Jeff Clark today sent a letter to the Louisiana Tax Commission asking that they convene a working group to make recommendations on appropriate methodologies for the taxation of solar power generation facilities in the state. The text of the letter: On behalf of the members of the Advanced Power Alliance (APA),Continue reading “APA Calls on Louisiana Tax Commission to Convene a Working Group on Solar Facility Taxation”

REPORT | NEVER AGAIN: HOW TO PREVENT ANOTHER MAJOR TEXAS ELECTRICITY FAILURE

Authors: Pat Wood III (PUCT Chairman 1995-2001, FERC Chairman 2001-2005) Robert W. Gee (PUCT Chairman/Commissioner, 1991-1997) Judy Walsh (PUCT Commissioner 1995-2001) Brett Perlman (PUCT Commissioner 1999-2003) Becky Klein (PUCT Commissioner/Chairman 2001-2004) Alison Silverstein (PUCT advisor 1995-2001, FERC advisor 2001-2004) The historic weather system that hit the South Central United States in February 2021 led toContinue reading “REPORT | NEVER AGAIN: HOW TO PREVENT ANOTHER MAJOR TEXAS ELECTRICITY FAILURE”

Missouri Releases Summary and Action Report for Energy Planning Process

A Report from Missouri’s Department of Natural Resources: The State of Missouri has released a Summary and Action Report for the Missouri State Energy Planning (MoSEP) process. The report summarizes activity that occurred in association with the October 29, 2020, kickoff meeting of the MoSEP process, as well as their plans for additional engagement. Based on stakeholderContinue reading “Missouri Releases Summary and Action Report for Energy Planning Process”

Power Generators, Consumers, Investors, Utilities, and Manufacturers Call on Texas Legislature to Reject ERCOT Ancillary Services Market Changes

In response to unprecedented attacks on renewable energy, a coalition of power consumers, project developers, utilities, investors, and manufacturers called on the Texas Legislature to reject changes to Texas energy markets that will unfairly harm renewable power generation in the state. Originally proposed by the Senate in Senate Bill 3 and Senate Bill 1278. TheContinue reading “Power Generators, Consumers, Investors, Utilities, and Manufacturers Call on Texas Legislature to Reject ERCOT Ancillary Services Market Changes”

Advanced Power Alliance and Renewable Energy Buyer Alliance Urge Texas Lawmakers: Avoid Discriminatory Changes in ERCOT Market

In a letter to Texas state leaders, the Advanced Power Alliance (APA) and the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) have urged them to reject discriminatory changes to the state’s electricity markets. Changes proposed within Senate Bill 3 will alter the market structure for ancillary services within the Electric Reliability Council Texas, the state’s power gridContinue reading “Advanced Power Alliance and Renewable Energy Buyer Alliance Urge Texas Lawmakers: Avoid Discriminatory Changes in ERCOT Market”

After Historic Outages, Poll Shows Texans Favor Solar, Wind and Other Clean Energy

Most Texas voters want the state to produce more renewable energy, reduce their state’s reliance on fossil fuels, and move toward cleaner power, according to a new poll taken in the wake of the February storm and power outages. The survey by Nexus Polling shows that roughly six in 10 Texas voters say the stateContinue reading “After Historic Outages, Poll Shows Texans Favor Solar, Wind and Other Clean Energy”

Expand Renewable and Natural Gas Infrastructure to Advance Clean Energy Leadership

This opinion piece ran in The Hill on April 22, 2021. By Amy Andryszak, president and CEO of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America based in Washington D.C., and Jeff Clark, president of the Advanced Power Alliance based in Austin, Texas. In recent years, the United States has taken a leadership role in clean energy, thanks to theContinue reading “Expand Renewable and Natural Gas Infrastructure to Advance Clean Energy Leadership”

A Call to Action to Texas Renewable Energy Consumers and Investors

The Advanced Power Alliance is working to rally energy investors, project owners, energy customers, and local communities to oppose the harmful provisions found in Texas SB 1278, HB 4466, and in the amendments to SB 3. We are thankful that energy investors have made their voice heard through the Partnership for Renewable Energy Finance. TheirContinue reading “A Call to Action to Texas Renewable Energy Consumers and Investors”

New Interactive Website Shows Clean Energy’s Contributions to Rural Texas

Solar and wind projects help diversify local economies, creating new revenue for rural governments, school districts and landowners; but anti-economic development bills threaten that growth. Wind power, solar power, and energy storage projects are providing new economic opportunities for rural Texas counties, bringing needed diversification, economic development, job creation, and multi-generational revenue through a growingContinue reading “New Interactive Website Shows Clean Energy’s Contributions to Rural Texas”