WASHINGTON, DC – Calling him “uniquely qualified,” Rhone Resch, president & CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), issued the following statement after Ernest Moniz was unanimously confirmed today as secretary of the Department of Energy: “Ernest Moniz will be an outstanding Secretary of Energy. As a Massachusetts Institute of Technology physics professor, an [...]
By Tommy Vitolo, Geoff Keith, Bruce Biewald, Tyler Comings, Ezra Hausman and Patrick Knight Prepared for the Civil Society Institute A “business as usual” strategy for the U.S. electric power industry, wherein the country continues to rely heavily on coal and other fossil fuels to meet its energy needs, is not tenable if we are [...]
By Kevin Emerson, MSc Sr. Policy Associate, Utah Clean Energy Walking the halls of the Utah State Capitol during the Legislative Session, it is clear that Utah policymakers have embraced modern technologies. From smart phones and tablets, to tweets and blogs, Utah policymakers understand the importance of staying up-to-date in the 21st century. In the [...]
Solar thermal systems could help utility load-balancing and reduce our dependence on natural gas for heating. But, panelists at the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar Conference say, new incentives are required to scale the industry.
Welcome & Introductions: Eric Wachsman, Director of the University of Maryland Energy Research Center Theme: The Renewable Energy Landscape in 2013 Day and Time: Wednesday, April 17th: 10:30 am-12:00 pm Come Join us for Wednesday’s plenary session at SOLAR2013 and have the honor of listening to distinguished speakers Kevin Knobloch, Eric Martinot, and John Byrne! Economics & Politics of [...]