U.S. Fed Charts Its Own Course on Climate Change, Too

U.S. News & World Report | October 2, 2019 CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas/ WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan faced more questions on one particular topic than any other at a recent lunch with local business owners and community leaders on Texas’s Gulf Coast. It wasn’t President Donald Trump’s escalating demands that theContinue reading “U.S. Fed Charts Its Own Course on Climate Change, Too”

The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Renewable Energy Agreement

Smucker signs renewable energy purchase agreement with Lincoln Clean Energy for 60 MW of 230 MW Plum Creek Wind Project Agreement reflects Smucker’s commitment to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions intensity By 2020, approximately 50 percent of Smucker’s total electricity use is expected to be addressed by wind energy produced at Plum Creek AsContinue reading “The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Renewable Energy Agreement”

M&M’S® Shares Commitment to Making Clean, Renewable Energy Even Sweeter

M&M’S Launches Fans of Wind Energy Campaign to Engage Consumers on How Renewable Energy Can Counteract Climate Change M&M’S, one of Mars, Incorporated’s most iconic and beloved brands, is addressing the importance of tackling climate change and how everyone – even colorful chocolate treats and their spokescandies – can make a difference. Today, M&M’S isContinue reading “M&M’S® Shares Commitment to Making Clean, Renewable Energy Even Sweeter”

USFWS Eagle Rule is Sound. Misleading Anti-Wind Detractors? Not So Much.

In public venues, in news media, and in social media, anti-wind zealots continue to deliberately spread misinformation about the United States Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) recent rules on eagles and the Eagle Conservation and Management Program. Anti-wind alarmists claim that wind power companies have been given a “free pass” to harm bald eagle populations, up to 4,200Continue reading “USFWS Eagle Rule is Sound. Misleading Anti-Wind Detractors? Not So Much.”

How the FORTUNE 500 Are Driving New Markets for Clean Energy

More Companies are Choosing to Power Their Operations with Renewable Energy From AWEABlog, by Evan Vaughn What brings diverse companies like Amazon, Disney, General Motors, Microsoft, Nike, Starbucks and Walmart together? They’re all buying renewable energy or want to get in the market for it. From tech giants to household names, corporate America is shopping forContinue reading “How the FORTUNE 500 Are Driving New Markets for Clean Energy”

Procter & Gamble to Manufacture Iconic Brands Including Tide and Dawn with Wind Power

New Texas based wind farm to provide 100 percent of electricity to all P&G Fabric & Home Care plants in the United States and Canada. Procter & Gamble (P&G) and EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) partner to generate wind power to meet P&G’s North American Fabric & Home Care plants’ electricity demands. P&G turns theContinue reading “Procter & Gamble to Manufacture Iconic Brands Including Tide and Dawn with Wind Power”

AWEA and SEIA Publish a Handbook for the States: Incorporating Renewable Energy Into State Power Plans

AWEA and SEIA recently released a Handbook intended as a guide for states that are considering including renewable energy as a compliance tool to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed regulation of carbon emissions from existing power plants (Clean Power Plan) under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. In light of the factContinue reading “AWEA and SEIA Publish a Handbook for the States: Incorporating Renewable Energy Into State Power Plans”

Sierra Club: ERCOT Finally Values Wind Peak Capacity Using Actual Data

By Cyrus Reed – The Sierra Club | Lone Star Chapter For the last five years, the Sierra Club has been in a healthy discussion at ERCOT (Electric Reliable Council of Texas) and the Public Utility Commission of Texas over how to calculate the value of wind energy during peak demand. Opponents of wind stillContinue reading “Sierra Club: ERCOT Finally Values Wind Peak Capacity Using Actual Data”

Texas Tribune: On Environment Issues, Bush Takes More Moderate Tone

From the Texas Tribune:  http://www.texastribune.org/2014/08/31/george-p-bush-interview/ by Neena Satilja On the campaign trail in Texas for a little-known statewide office, George P. Bush is generally toeing the Republican Party line: He is attacking federal health care reform, decrying abortion and championing gun rights. But it is environmental policy that will be under his purview in NovemberContinue reading “Texas Tribune: On Environment Issues, Bush Takes More Moderate Tone”

Federal Court Finds Colorado Renewable Energy Standard Constitutional

DENVER – In a major victory for renewable energy and for states’ power to expand clean energy development, the federal District Court for the District of Colorado today affirmed the Colorado Renewable Energy Standard (RES), rejecting attacks based on the federal dormant Commerce Clause. The Court dismissed a lawsuit brought in 2011 that challenged theContinue reading “Federal Court Finds Colorado Renewable Energy Standard Constitutional”