22 Apr '11, 4am

Altman Amendments offer 2nd chance at creating competition within energy bill.

On Monday in the Senate Budget Committee, Senator Thad Altman will be introducing a competitive market amendment allowing independently built renewable energy systems to sell electricity to the grid, as well as an amendment ensuring the long term success of the net metering program. The amendments will be heard in relation to Senate Bill 2078, which allows utility companies to self-build, own and operate renewable energy facilities. The competitive market amendment would allow the utilities to self-build 80% of the total project development and require that 20% of the total development to come from electricity that is purchased from distributed generation systems, including wind, solar and biomass. The net metering amendment fixes the proposed energy bill legislation, which cuts the current price of net-metering to a rate of avoided cost as determined by utility companies....

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/partner/florida-a...

Tweets

German Wind Energy Association publishes Wind E...

renewableenergyworld.com 19 Apr '11, 10pm

We're off-line for maintenance and should be back shortly.

Energy - April 23 | Energy Bulletin

energybulletin.net 24 Apr '11, 6am

Peak oil: just around the corner (audio) The Science Show, ABC (Australia) Oil supplies are rapidly dwindling and demand i...

固定価格買取制を導入した場合、10年で福島第一原発で得られた電力の4倍の電力を再生可能エネルギ...

renewableenergyworld.com 20 Apr '11, 8am

As Japan expands the evacuation zone around the damaged Fukushima 1 nuclear plant from 20 km to 30 km and Tokyo Electric P...

UK misses 2010 renewable energy target

energysavingtrust.org.uk 20 Apr '11, 4am

The UK has missed its 2010 renewable energy target to produce ten per cent of electricity from renewables, figures show. D...

Climate Risk: Yet Another Reason to Choose Renewable Energy

Climate Risk: Yet Another Reason to Choose Rene...

renewableenergyworld.com 20 Apr '11, 2pm

A new report from National Wildlife Federation does just that by looking at how our energy infrastructure is threatened by...

This Many Will Pay Your Utility Bill: An excessive utility bill is a capital asset, according to Steve Gossett...

This Many Will Pay Your Utility Bill: An excess...

greentechmedia.com 25 Apr '11, 6pm

An excessive utility bill is a capital asset, according to Steve Gossett Jr. Transcend Equity , founded by Gossett and his...

Indiana House passes Clean Energy Portfolio Sta...

renewableenergyworld.com 22 Apr '11, 11pm

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today expressed support for a bill passed by the Indiana House of Representati...