The Obama administration said Friday it will allow some companies to kill or injure bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty, an effort to spur development and investment in green energy while balancing its environmental consequences.
Texas wind power producers earned far more money from the federal production tax credit than the state paid out to support the renewable energy policy, according to a study by the Institute for Energy Research released this week.
Renewable energy from windy West Texas has outpaced the growth of coal, natural gas and other power resources feeding Texas’ electric grid, according to a recent report by the Energy Information Administration.
As it seeks investors, a project off the Massachusetts coast that aims to be the nation’s first offshore wind farm must reach fast-approaching benchmarks or risk missing out on hundreds of millions in critical funding.
In October, three new wind energy projects and a smart grid expansion have already beaten out the state’s clean energy developments in the third quarter, according to a recent report from Environmental Entrepreneurs, an environmental advocacy group.
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