Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sustained and Strong Renewable Energy Growth is Good News for America

Renewable energy advocates, including 25x’25, have been called upon in recent years to support and defend a number of policies, funding mechanisms and regulations that aim to not only sustain, but accelerate clean energy development. The renewable energy sector has … Continue reading

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Technology Innovation, Research Spark Renewable Energy Development

Renewable energy advocates are too often called upon to defend the sector against unfounded or, in some cases, dishonest criticism that is either based on misinformation or is simply manufactured to protect conventional energy interests. Often lost in the boisterous … Continue reading

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Development on Public Lands Boosts Renewable Energy Contributions to National Grid

DOE this week broke ground on what will become the federal government’s largest wind energy facility. Five 2.3-megawatt wind turbines on 1,500 acres of government-owned property east of the department’s Pantex defense facility in the Texas panhandle will provide an … Continue reading

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EPA Demonstrates the Flexibility Needed to Implement the RFS Equitably

Dominating the news in the biofuels industry this week is the announcement by EPA of the volumetric requirements for 2013 under the federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). The fact that the agency finally set the amounts of advanced biofuels, including … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change

The following is a guest blog from Keith Olsen, a Nebraska farmer, a former president of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation and a former board member with the American Farm Bureau Federation. A 25x’25 Steering Committee member, Olsen details efforts … Continue reading

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Opportunity at Hand to Recognize Full Benefits of Biomass Energy

There is a critical opportunity at hand for EPA to recognize the full benefits of biomass as a component of the nation’s wide array of energy resources. To help underscore that opportunity, the 25x’25 Alliance has joined some 80 biomass, … Continue reading

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