Vermont: Committee starts over on renewable power bill

Legislation that would require utilities to purchase green energy will go back to the drawing board, according the chair [...]

Washington: Varied bills introduced in session’s first week

In their first week of the legislative session, Southwest Washington lawmakers worked on bills that would amend the constitution [...]

Vermont Statehouse 2012: A legislative preview

On Tuesday, 180 lawmakers will converge on the Statehouse after a seven month hiatus for Round 2 of the [...]

Japanese Energy Policy After Fukushima

On December 16, 2011, the government announced that the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant finally achieved a [...]

Vermont: Shumlin releases final, “scrubbed” version of Comprehensive Energy Plan

It’s official. Vermont’s Comprehensive Energy Plan is final. But that’s just the beginning. With the official goal of meeting [...]

California’s energy policy continues to provide valuable lessons going forward

Energy efficiency continues to be the cheapest, cleanest, fastest source of energy available today. Take California for instance. Over [...]

US House passes Kantishna Hills Renewable Energy Act and Hydrographic Services Improvement Act amendment

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 441and H.R. 295 which were both introduced by Alaskan [...]

Wrap- up of largest renewable energy projects in 2010

A recently published round-up of the biggest renewable energy projects completed during the year shows that, despite the global [...]