Archive for year: 2012
|New CESA Report – “Designing the Right RPS”
March 22, 2012 by Warren Leon
The renewable portfolio standard (RPS) has become the most important policy mechanism for advancing renewable energy in the United States.
|Manhattan Institute Flunks Energy Policy 101
March 7, 2012 by Lewis Milford, Warren Leon
Last week, the Manhattan Institute issued a report that pretends to be a serious analysis of the impact of renewable energy on electricity prices.
|Michigan Renewables Cheaper than Coal: Another State Success Story
February 23, 2012 by Lewis Milford
Once again, the bad news on clean energy coming out of Washington is matched by the good news showing the success of a state clean energy program.
|The Growing Pains of Small Wind: Part II
January 24, 2012 by Elizabeth Rubado
2011 was a tough year for small wind incentive programs. Over the past 12 months, California, Oregon, New Jersey, Wisconsin, and Minnesota all experienced some kind of suspension or significant reduction of their incentives for wind turbines.
|Funding Growth: State Clean Energy Funds Can Help Invent the Future
January 12, 2012 by Lewis Milford
These are tough times for the dream of clean energy and green jobs.
|A New Norquist Pledge? On Clean Energy, Get Your Facts Straight
January 4, 2012 by Lewis Milford
Grover Norquist has helped to paralyze the federal government on tax policy, and now he wants to bring gridlock to the many job-creating successes of state clean energy policy.