Posts Tagged ‘energy’

Renewables on the Rise in the United States - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The latest energy infrastructure update report by the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Ferc) has revealed that renewable energy accounts for 40.61% of all new energy generation capacity added so far this year.
Ferc’s calculations – which only include utility-scale solar and omit distributed generation – also reveal that renewable additions to the U.S.’s power mix …Read More

Alternative Energy Policy in Michigan - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

While Michigan is one of fewer than 30 states with a self-imposed mandate for renewable energy generation, the state’s policy is among the least aggressive in that group.
Utilities are expected to soon meet the 2008 state law that requires them to derive 10 percent of their energy from alternative sources such as the sun or …Read More

Many homeowners have installed renewable energy systems in order to lower their long-term energy bills and reduce their carbon footprints. If you are a homeowner and are considering investing in renewable energy options to power your home, you should be aware of the federal residential renewable energy tax credit, which allows taxpayers to claim a …Read More