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Since the CREZ power lines were completed, incidents of both wind curtailment and wind-related negative electricity prices have decreased in Texas, suggesting the projects have largely succeeded at their mission.
During the bulk of his controversial talk to the Commonwealth Club of California , Perry held up his own state as a model for responsible energy production and economic growth.
Global natural gas demand will increase at a slower rate than previously expected through 2019 amid weaker economic growth and competition from coal and renewables, according to the International Energy Agency.
Construction of a $115 million wind farm in southeastern South Dakota is being delayed because of investors’ uncertainty about a federal wind energy production tax credit.
A company affiliated with NRG Energy Inc. will spend $870 million to buy the country’s largest wind farm, it announced Wednesday.
Waste in the Wind, a new group with Tea Party roots, is fighting efforts to restore a wind-production tax credit opponents say distorts energy markets by subsidizing generation that can’t stand on its own.
In many industries, federal tax policies and regulations provide large incentives for increased production. In the case of wind power, however, tax policy merely creates dependence. As the debate of the production tax credit, or PTC, for wind power continues on the Hill, many groups have ramped up lobbying activities and arm-twisting both in the […]
Texas added nearly 800 clean jobs during the first three months of the year according to a new analysis, but across the nation, the number of new renewable energy and clean transportation projects is dropping.
A California-based energy company announced Wednesday that it has federal approval to build a transmission connecting Texas’s power grid to the power grid in the Southeast.
Renewable energy production rose 12 percent last year, according to the state’s grid operator.