One Year Later: Advanced Power Alliance Supports Call for ‘All of the Above’ Energy in Texas

A diverse group of Texas energy leaders brought together by the Advanced Power Alliance on February 9th discussed the clear need for more, not less, energy in Texas. As the group looked back on the impacts of Winter Storm Uri, they highlighted that the need to update the Texas grid to accommodate the flow of multiple formsContinue reading “One Year Later: Advanced Power Alliance Supports Call for ‘All of the Above’ Energy in Texas”

Update Interactive Website Shows Clean Energy’s Expanding 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 “Update Interactive Website Shows Clean Energy’s Expanding Contributions to Rural Texas”

Next-Generation Energy Proposal for South Louisiana Chosen as Finalist in EDA’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge

Coalition will compete for up to $100 million to support South Louisiana’s economy and environment. New Orleans, Louisiana — The Greater New Orleans Development Foundation, the 501(c)(3) arm of Greater New Orleans, Inc., has been named by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) as a finalist in the $1 billion Build Back Better Regional Challenge. The coalition will advance to PhaseContinue reading “Next-Generation Energy Proposal for South Louisiana Chosen as Finalist in EDA’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge”

Apex Clean Energy to Pursue 1 GW of Solar Potential on Weyerhaeuser Land

Utility-Scale Projects Seek Offtake Partners Amid Surging Demand for Clean Power Charlottesville, Virginia – Apex Clean Energy today announced the execution of an agreement with Weyerhaeuser (NYSE: WY) for the development of 1,000 megawatts of utility-scale solar and solar-plus-storage projects on Weyerhaeuser property in the southeastern United States. To date, Apex has commercialized more thanContinue reading “Apex Clean Energy to Pursue 1 GW of Solar Potential on Weyerhaeuser Land”

Woodside Energy Announces Plans for Green Hydrogen Facility in Ardmore, Oklahoma

From the Oklahoma Department of Commercehttps://www.okcommerce.gov/woodside-energy-ltd-announces-plans-for-green-hydrogen-facility-in-ardmore/ The Ardmore Development Authority (ADA), OG&E, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce (Commerce), and First Mode are pleased to announce that leading Australian energy producer Woodside has announced plans to expand its portfolio of hydrogen production opportunities to the US, securing land in Ardmore, Okla., for future development of aContinue reading “Woodside Energy Announces Plans for Green Hydrogen Facility in Ardmore, Oklahoma”

29 States and 21 Cities Recognize and Celebrate National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) with Proclamations from Governors and Mayors

National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) kicks-off today with proclamations from more than half of the nation’s governors recognizing September 20-24, 2021 as Clean Energy Week in their respective states in conjunction with the fifth anniversary of NCEW.   “Thank you to this distinguished, bipartisan group of our nation’s state and local leaders for recognizing the important role that clean energy plays in addressing economic and energy needs through their Clean Energy Week proclamations,”Continue reading “29 States and 21 Cities Recognize and Celebrate National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) with Proclamations from Governors and Mayors”

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”