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Westborough, Massachusetts [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Evolution Markets LLC completed an auction of renewable energy certificates (RECs) for the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC), a public economic-development agency that manages the state's Renewable Energy Trust, for an average price of $53.10 [per MWh].
The primary reasons for the growth in profit were a strong performance from FPL Energy, the nation's largest provider of wind power, and a rise in value of natural gas contracts used as hedges against price fluctuations in the market.
The two-part POWER Initiative is focused on helping Wisconsin businesses, local governments, and homeowners take advantage of renewable energy fuels and technology in Wisconsin.
...neither ScottishPower nor energy minister Allan Wilson bothered to mention that it will cost electricity users more than £700,000 a week (£38m per year) in subsidies (equivalent to £190 per "household" per year).
To continue its rapid growth, wind energy must overcome some major hurdles in the next few years. Market development in the United States is strongly dependent on the federal PTCs, which for now must be periodically renewed by Congress.
Churning wind turbines may soon power Cascade County's courthouse, jail and health department.
Erie and Sherrard school districts in the Illinois Quad-City area are closer to being powered by wind energy.
WASHINGTON (LEE) —Thirty-five Montana cities and counties filed applications Wednesday for interest-free federal financing for wind energy projects, with Yellowstone and Cascade county commissioners coming to Washington to submit theirs and to lobby on rural issues.
The initial projects that would benefit from contributions from Ford buyers are a wind farm in Ainsworth, Nebraska, and Haubenschild Farms near Princeton, Minnesota, which converts manure into electricity, he said.
BISMARCK, N.D. - Minnkota Power Cooperative will install $135 million worth of anti-pollution equipment at its Milton Young electric power plant to settle a dispute with the federal Environmental Protection Agency, officials said. The EPA says the plant is one of the dirtiest in the upper Great Plains.
NEVER mind the orange-bellied parrot. Wind energy, one of the ethical investment sector's great success stories over the past decade, has passed its peak.
The yearly financial benefit to the town would be at least $100,000 between a payment in lieu of taxes (PILOT), electricity cost savings at the iron and manganese plant and a mechanism that ensures the PILOT and cost savings equal to no less than $100,000.
In his first major speech on climate change David Cameron will outline Conservative plans to replace Labour's Climate Change Levy with a new, more effective and better targeted Carbon Levy.
Advocates of renewable energy say federal tax credits for solar and wind power projects will expire next year before Nevada projects can be approved and operating.
ALBANY — Among his 202 budget vetoes, Gov. George Pataki blocked a move by the Legislature to take control of grant money earmarked to spur renewable energy projects around the state.
DENVER - A bill changing the method of taxing wind turbines in an attempt to lure more windfarm companies to northeastern Colorado is expected to reach the governor's desk in the next few days.
PRINCETON - A Tiskilwa family's attempt to build a small wind farm was postponed indefinitely Tuesday when the Bureau County Board voted against 10-year property tax abatements for the project.
Local wind farm developers Matt Kauffman and Todd Sears — doing business as Agriwind LLC — suffered a setback Tuesday night in their bid to build a five-turbine wind farm on less than 10 acres west of Tiskilwa.
Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell is urging municipalities to participate in small-scale wind-energy projects throughout the state to reduce the state´s dependence on imported energy.
ONE-TIME senior private secretary to John Howard, Paul McClintock, has been chosen to head a team of business heavyweights advising the federal Government on how to spend $500 million encouraging the development of renewable and low emission-technology projects.