Alternative Energy – King Island Wind Farm Politics Heat Up

Jay Owen Greentech

Alternative Energy King Island Wind Farm Politics Heat Up Did the UK Sign Up to 20 Percent Renewable Energy By Mistake? Sustainable Energy For All Targets Not Being Hit (Charts) Biking & Transit Soar In Washington, DC Don Valley Parkway flooding a sign of Toronto’s declining green infrastructure? Is the …

Energy Self-Reliant States: 5 Barriers to and Solutions for Community Renewable Energy

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

I spent last week preparing for the release of my report on Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff programnext Monday (“Expect Delays – Reviewing Ontario’s ‘Buy Local’ Renewable Energy Program”) and spent much of the week working on the passage of a solar energy standard in Minnesota (it passed the House the week prior …

Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: 5 Barriers to and Solutions for Community Renewable Energy

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

I spent last week preparing for the release of my report on Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff programnext Monday (“Expect Delays – Reviewing Ontario’s ‘Buy Local’ Renewable Energy Program”) and spent much of the week working on the passage of a solar energy standard in Minnesota (it passed the House the week prior …

Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: A Local Solar Energy Standard for Minnesota

Jay Owen Resource Efficiency

Here’s a short presentation about a Minnesota 10% solar energy standard coming up soon for discussion in the state legislature, with a financing mechanism that looks a lot like a CLEAN Program.  Greentechmedia also has an article about the proposed legislation (I was the primary source). Sincerely, John A Local Solar Energy Standard for …

Conventional Wisdom About Clean Energy Is Still Way Out of Date – GTM Daily Newsletter

Jay Owen Greentech

Friday May 10, 2013 LATEST NEWS: This ‘Monumental Shift’ in the US Buildings Sector May Surprise You  Stephen Lacey – May 9, 2013 “I don’t think people truly understand what just happened.” San Antonio’s CPS Backs Off Solar Net Metering Power Grab  Eric Wesoff – May 9, 2013 How much …

Alternative Energy:British Support For Renewable Energy Continues To Grow

Jay Owen Greentech

Alternative Energy British Support For Renewable Energy Continues To Grow Discussing Climate Change in a Hot and Cold World Wales’ First Full-Scale Tidal Energy Generator Receives Funding 54% Of Spain’s Electricity Generation In April From Renewable     Value in concentrating solar power to add to electric grid calculated New mechanism …

Last Week from ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

I recognized a lot of you in attendance at the Community Renewable Energy webinar last Tuesday.  If you missed it (or want to refresh your memory), an audio slideshow and the downloadable slides of 5 barriers to community renewable energy is available. We’ve also got another new podcast, featuring a discussion of Gainesville’s …

Clean Technica: Wisconsin Wins Coal Battle, Loses Energy War

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Top cleantech news of the day from CleanTechnica, the world’s #1 cleantech or clean energy website: Wisconsin Wins Coal Battle, Loses Energy War ADEME Proposes France Set Solar PV Target Of 15 GW By 2020 Shared Renewables Bills Moving Forward In California International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance Established AG Solar …

Renewables Investment Seen Tripling Amid Supply Glut

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

Renewables Investment Seen Tripling Amid Supply Glut   By Louise Downing & Alex Morales – Apr 21, 2013, bloomberg.com   The plunge in the cost of wind and solar power that bankrupted more than two dozen manufacturers is forecast to spur a tripling of investment in renewables by 2030 and to …