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Tres Amigas Pursues Development of Grid Superhub as it Attracts Support and Opposition

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REFF Keynote: Subsidization of Energy Sources “Not Sustainable”

American Electric Power’s Michael Morris says green energy is a business proposition that has the added benefit of stopping climate change.

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This week in green energy

Times are a bit surreal in the clean energy sector these days. Despite billions of dollars in expected government support and growing demand, companies are reeling, unable to finance their growth or� even daily operations.� This is happening as research firms and industry groups are issuing positive year in review reports, touting the record growth…

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Regulating offshore wind development

The Department of Interior and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)� have� signed a Memorandum Of Understanding to work on rules to regulate the development of offshore renewable energy projects. The document provides a broad framework that would give FERC the authority to license ocean wave and tidal energy projects while the Interior Department would…

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San Francisco to use wave energy for power

The city of San Francisco has filed a preliminary application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to develop a wave farm, located 8 miles offshore, that could generate 30 MW of electricity. Blogging at CleanTechnica on Friday,� San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said “ocean power was a true ‘game changer’ in the area of renewable…

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