Georgia Tech study of Clean Power Plan zeroes in on efficiency

Georgia must adopt strong energy efficiency measures in order to comply with the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan and still keep electricity costs low for consumers, according to a study of the plan from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Report: Texas utility-scale solar to double this year

Texas is on track to become the fastest-growing utility-scale solar market in the U.S. within the next five years, according to a report from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association.

US, Canada, Mexico to pledge 50% clean energy sources by 2025

President Barack Obama is expected to announce that the U.S., partnering with Canada and Mexico, will help North America achieve a goal of obtaining half its electricity from clean power sources by 2025.

Advanced Microgrid's battery storage at Cal State to support Aliso Canyon grid

A new battery storage project at California State University will reduce peak energy costs and help sustain reliable power distribution by the local electricity grid.


Community choice aggregation expands into New York

Small energy-buying groups are allowing consumers the option to detour around utilities and buy electricity via community choice aggregation (CCA).


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Despite declining production at a key gas field in the Netherlands, natural gas prices in Europe remain at lowest level in six years. The Netherlands, the largest natural gas producer in the European Union, supplied 14 percent of the European Union's natural gas in 2014.


Solar power's growth curve in Germany is falling so fast the German government said it would suspend further reductions in the solar feed-in tariff.