World Invests Record Amount in Decarbonization Efforts

The world has committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonization in 2020, beating the previous year by 9% despite the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent energy transition investment analysis compiled by BloombergNEF (BNEF), Bloomberg’s primary … Read More

Siting Renewables: One Trump-Era Proposal Worth Preserving

Last week, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a proposal intended to make it easier to develop renewable energy projects on BLM-administered lands in Southern California. The renewable energy industry should take the time to show the Biden administration … Read More

Minnesota Power Paves Path Towards Carbon-Free Energy

Minnesota Power, an ALLETE company, has unveiled its plans to deliver 100% carbon-free energy to customers by 2050, continuing its commitment to climate, customers and communities through its EnergyForward strategy. Minnesota Power says its vision for a carbon-free future builds … Read More

The Danish Energy Agency Gives Green Light to Vattenfall Offshore Plans

The Danish Energy Agency has approved Vattenfall’s construction plans for the Vesterhav Syd and Nord offshore wind farms. “Getting approval from the Danish Energy Agency is good news for the green transition and the goal of enabling a fossil-free society … Read More

Avangrid Renewables Submits COP for First Phase of Kitty Hawk Project

Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., a developer of onshore and offshore wind in the U.S., has submitted a construction and operations plan (COP) to the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the first phase of the … Read More

NYPA Approves Plan to Transform New York’s Energy Infrastructure

The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) board of trustees has approved a new strategic plan, VISION2030, which provides a roadmap for transforming the state’s energy infrastructure to a clean, reliable, resilient and affordable system over the next decade.  VISION2030 highlights … Read More

Cuomo Strengthens RGGI to Cap, Reduce New York GHG Emissions

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has adopted new regulations to strengthen the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the nation’s first regional program to cap and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the electricity sector.  The regulations, which have been adopted by … Read More

Republicans, Democrats Support Clean Energy Tax Incentives

Bipartisan majorities support a number of tax incentives that seek to reduce the use of fossil fuels, according to a new in-depth survey conducted by the Program for Public Consultation (PPC) at the University of Maryland. The proposals, all introduced … Read More

Investments in Renewables Must Triple to Fulfill Global Climate Commitments

Global renewable energy investment increased between 2013 and 2018, reaching its peak at $351 billion in 2017, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Climate Policy Initiative (CPI). The 2020 edition of the Global … Read More

Vineyard Wind, Woods Hold Group Partner on Current, Tidal Monitoring

Vineyard Wind says it is working with the Woods Hole Group, a local environmental contractor, to deploy current measuring and turbidity monitoring devices along the export cable corridor.   Working with Woods Hole Group, the company hopes to gain insight and … Read More