Monthly Archives: February 2014

U.S. Military's Pursuit of Renewable Energy Should Earn Support of Policy Makers

It’s encouraging to any renewable energy stakeholder and advocate to see headlines in the past few weeks detailing the military’s surging and aggressive support for cleaner alternatives in powering vehicles, planes and, more recently, installations and operations. Last week, the … Continue reading

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Sustaining Strong Renewable Energy Growth

The renewable energy community has undoubtedly faced some adversity over the past year or so, what with an assortment of production tax credits (PTCs) expiring at the end of 2013, legacy energy interests attacking state Renewable Portfolio Standards (unsuccessfully, we … Continue reading

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I-75 'Green Corridor' Project Improves Biofuels Access from Michigan to Florida

The following is a guest blog by Kristy Keel-Blackmon, project facilitator with the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition, a nonprofit group that works with regional fleets and citizens to reduce dependence on foreign oil and improve regional air quality and … Continue reading

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USDA Climate Hubs to Help Ag Producers Meet Extreme Weather Challenges

The designation by USDA of seven research centers, or “hubs,” that will help U.S. agricultural producers create new solutions to the challenges posed by a changing climate is a commendable demonstration of the kind of leadership that the 25x’25 Alliance … Continue reading

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New Farm Bill to Make Efficiency Funds Available Through Electric Co-ops

Much has been made here and in other corners of the provisions in the new farm bill that promote renewable energy programs. But equally significant in terms of its contribution to a clean energy future is the inclusion of a … Continue reading

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