Tag: government

Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Government inaction, investment shortfalls hindering global green hydrogen push

August 25, 2020

Via: PV Resources

An investment shortfall and government inaction are stymying the growth of green hydrogen globally, potentially creating a shortfall by 2030. That is the key finding of a new report published by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), […]

Commercialization, Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US earmarks US$125.5 million of government money for solar R&D

February 6, 2020

Via: PV Resources

The US Department of Energy (DoE) announced on Wednesday a US$125.5 million package for a range of advanced solar R&D initiatives. The funding will go towards research focused on grid resiliency, solar-plus-storage, cybersecurity, manufacturing, artificial intelligence, concentrated solar power (CSP) […]

News and Policies, State

New Mexico Set To Require 100% Carbon-Free Energy Generation

March 14, 2019

Via: Energy Manager Today

New Mexico lawmakers passed Senate Bill 489, requiring the state to get 100% of its energy from carbon-free sources by 2045. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham praised the landmark legislation and is expected to sign the bill. The state is set […]

News and Policies, U.S.

US House Would Take Hacksaw to Energy Efficiency Budget

August 1, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

If the US House of Representatives gets its way, 2018 funding for renewable energy and energy efficiency will get cut by 45% while it would preserve the allocations given to fossil fuel energy research. It would be a $9 billion […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Energy Department Tackling Efficiency Improvements

July 6, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) is working to increase energy savings and lower operating costs for federal real property. The DOE awarded 21 contracts to energy service companies to meet set energy efficiency goals. Types […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Senate Committee Takes on Regulatory Reform

May 18, 2017

Via: Power Magazine

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs May 17 advanced a number of bills that could have significant impacts on the future of energy regulation in the future. Four of the bills— the Regulatory Accountability Act (RAA), the […]

Energy Consumption, Global

Energy Efficiency Spending to Spike

March 13, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Businesses, as well as residential users, utilities and governments, are expected to increase spending on energy efficiency programs, according to Navigant Research. The firm predicts that outlays will more than double – from $25.6 billion to $56.1 billion – between […]