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Rethinking Hydropower Eligibility for State Renewable Incentive Programs

In the absence of a comprehensive federal renewable energy policy, many states have established regulatory frameworks that incentivize or require utilities to purchase or develop a percentage of renewable electricity…


GE Shelves Plans to Spin-Off Digital Business

GE will retain its lucrative digital business—not spin it off, as had been planned—but it will sharpen the division’s focus on four key markets, including electric utilities and power generation,…


Solving Renewable Transmission Constraints with Water Infrastructure

One of the largest hurdles to delivering substantial amounts of renewable energy is transmission constraints. Los Angeles’ current in-basin transmission infrastructure is based largely on delivering power from coastal power…


Utility Reaches Settlement in Emissions Lawsuit

The Colorado Springs City Council, which also serves as the board for community-owned Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU), approved the settlement of a lawsuit brought against the city’s downtown coal-fired Martin…


State RPSs Provide Significant Economic Benefits, DOE Study Says

State renewable portfolio standards (RPSs) provide around $7.4 billion in annual economic benefits and substantial reductions in water withdrawals and consumption, according to a new study from the Department of…