Poll: Majority Of Americans Want Their Utilities To Use More Renewables

  From North American Windpower Magazine: Eighty-one percent of U.S. utility customers expect their utility provider to use higher levels of renewable energy such as wind, solar and geothermal biogas in the future to meet their energy needs, according to a new report from GE’s Digital Energy business. That is just one of many findings […]

Louisiana OKs Electric Contract with Kansas Wind Farm

The first utility power purchase in the Louisiana Public Service Commission’s experiment with renewable energy is going to lower costs for customers, according to Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell. Meeting Wednesday in Winnfield, the PSC approved a 20-year contract by Southwestern Electric Power Co. of Shreveport with a Kansas wind farm for 31 megawatts of […]

WSJ: Blown Away: Wind Power Makes Electricty Cheaper in Texas

From The Wall Street Journal by Keith Johnson Is the rapid growth of wind power in Texas actually making electricity cheaper? At home on the range Yes, says Bernstein Research in a recent report, “Will Wind Power Blow Texas Generators Away?,” a follow-up to their own prior effort. The idea is that wind power is […]