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Vermont proposes 90 percent renewables - Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The state of Vermont has introduced a new energy proposal that would dramatically increase its investment in renewable electricity.

Missouri has been relatively slow to adopt renewable electricity, despite the passage of a renewable portfolio standard in 2008.

American schools turning to solar - Friday, October 7, 2011

Universities across the U.S. have invested heavily in renewable electricity research, but a new database shows that the country’s higher education system has also taken a growing interest in solar installations.

Despite its small size, New Jersey has emerged as one of the largest renewable electricity markets in the country through effective use of policy.

Ohio adds first wind plant - Friday, October 7, 2011

Particularly with a burgeoning clean energy manufacturing sector, Ohio has steadily increased its investment in renewable electricity.

Months after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie introduced his new Energy Master Plan, the state continues to consider feedback on the proposal.

The U.S. has seen steadily growing interest in renewable electricity, but integrating these new energy sources into existing systems has proven problematic.

California has seen an explosion in solar power and other forms of renewable electricity with some of its new policies, but residents could soon be powering their appliances with wind from the Great Plains.