Monthly Archives: December 2014

25x'25 Sustains Its Strong Commitment to Clean Energy in 2014

We usually use this space to cite the outstanding efforts being made by partners, stakeholders, policy makers and other renewable energy advocates to advance the 25x’25 Alliance Vision: America’s farms, ranches and forestlands will meet 25 percent of our nation’s … Continue reading

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SE States, Utilities Demonstrate Openness to Broader Sources of Electrical Power

A major tenet of the 25x’25 Alliance is that the development of a strong and viable renewable energy sector can only mean good things for the economy. Solar facilities, biofuel plants, wind farms and so many other projects not only … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Must Take Broader, Long-Term Approach to Clean Energy

The Senate this week exercised good sense by approving and sending to the president a package of tax credit extenders that benefit the wind and biofuels industries. Unfortunately, while a welcome development, the legislation is once again a temporary measure … Continue reading

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Bioenergy Solutions Deserve a Major Role in U.S. Emission-Reduction Strategy

A broad survey of farmers has documented a yield boost from the use of cover crops in corn and soybeans. The increased yields reflect an upward trend in all of the benefits that come from planting cover crops, including reduced … Continue reading

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Low Gas Prices Should Not Obscure Need to Address U.S. Energy Security Concerns

Much of America is feeling pretty comfortable driving through the holiday season and seeing gas prices hitting new lows. What’s not to love about paying $2.50 for a gallon of gas that back on the Fourth of July went for … Continue reading

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Rural America Is Generating Clean, Homegrown Energy and Making U.S. Stronger

The following guest blog was written by Air Force Gen. Donald Hoffman (Ret.), former commander of Air Force Materiel Command, the military deputy for Air Force Acquisition in the Pentagon, and the Director of Requirements at Air Combat Command. A … Continue reading

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