ESA applauds bipartisan Gibson-Thompson Bill to create energy storage ITC

The Electricity Storage Association (ESA) applauded news this week that U.S. Reps. Chris Gibson (R-NY) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) introduced legislation that would [...]

Utah: Bill seeks up to 75 percent tax credit for alternative energy

A Utah Senate committee approved a bill Friday that would specify state tax credits for alternative-energy producers and shift [...]

Ohio: Jordan wants to scrap energy benchmarks

State Sen. Kris Jordan, R- Powell, testified last week on a proposal to eliminate benchmarks designed to encourage 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 [...]

USA: Bipartisan tax credit would open market for energy storage

The Electricity Storage Association (ESA) applauds Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senate Energy Chairman Jeff Bingaman [...]

Philippines: The President’s renewable energy policy

Energy Secretary Rene Almendras returned a day ahead of President Noynoy Aquino last week from Japan. Despite his abbreviated [...]

India: New energy policy after Pujas

The state government, which had earlier publicly said no to the setting up of Haripur nuclear plant, will launch [...]

Bill Gates urges for clean energy investments

Microsoft founder, famous billionaire and clean energy supporter Bill Gates yesterday downplayed the notion that China is overtaking the [...]

Obama reiterates strong support for clean energy

WASHINGTON — Speaking at Georgetown University, Obama reiterated today his commitment to renewable energy and reducing our dependence on oil. Citing [...]