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A new retail electricity provider hopes to give customers another opportunity to support renewable electricity while saving money.

Fort Hood goes solar - Friday, March 30, 2012

One of the biggest supporters of renewable electricity in the U.S. has actually proven to be the Department of Defense, which has made ambitious plans to switch to green energy.

Renewable electricity provider North American Power announced recently that it has begun offering its services in parts of Ohio.

Florida starting up first wind project - Thursday, March 29, 2012

Florida has taken a critical first step toward getting its first wind power plant.

The U.S. renewable electricity industry has steadily grown over the past decade, but fossil fuels still provide a large majority of the country’s energy.

Renewable electricity has not always been popular in the private sector, but recently businesses have begun to invest in clean energy technologies like solar power on their own.

John Farrel, senior researcher at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, writes for Minnesota Public Radio that renewable electricity has the unfortunate reputation as the energy of the future.

The Massachusetts legislature is trying to dramatically increase the amount of electricity that utility companies are required to produce from clean energy sources.

SDG&E passes 20 percent renewables - Tuesday, March 20, 2012

California utility company San Diego Gas & Electric announced at the beginning of the month that it is now providing more than one-fifth of its power from renewable electricity sources.

A new report from the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research suggests that the state of Minnesota could already supply its electricity needs entirely through clean energy with the right approach.