Renewable energy in the United States
Renewable energy in the United States accounted for 12.9 percent of the domestically produced electricity in 2013, and 11.2 percent of total energy generation. As of 2014, more than 143,000 people wor...
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World's largest solar plant opens in California desert
The Southern California desert is now home to the world's largest solar power plant. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined state officials near Desert Center on Monday to commission the 550-megawatt ...
Hydroelectric power in the United States
Hydroelectric power stations in the United States are currently the second largest producer of renewable energy in the U.S. after biomass, but the largest renewable source of electricity. Hydroelectri...
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Wind power in the United States
Wind power in the United States is a branch of the energy industry, expanding quickly over the last several years. As of the end of 2014 the capacity was 65,879 MW. This capacity is exceeded only by...
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Solar power plants in the Mojave Desert
There are several solar power plants in the Mojave Desert which supply power to the electricity grid. Insolation (solar radiation) in the Mojave Desert is among the best available in the United States...
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Geothermal energy in the United States
Geothermal energy in the United States generated a record 16.792 million megawatt-hours in 2012, narrowly beating the previous record of 16.789 set in 1993. In 2012, the United States led the world in...
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Biomass
Biomass is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. It most often refers to plants or plant-based materials which are specifically called lignocellulosic biomass. As an e...
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Biofuel in the United States
The United States produces mainly biodiesel and ethanol fuel, which uses corn as the main feedstock. Since 2005 the US overtook Brazil as the world's largest ethanol producer. In 2006 the US produced ...
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Green Power Partnership
The United States Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program that supports the organizational procurement of green power by offering expert advice, technical supp...
Solar power in the United States
Solar power in the United States includes utility-scale solar power plants as well as local distributed generation, mostly from rooftop photovoltaics. As of the fourth quarter of 2014, the U.S. has 1...
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Wind power in Minnesota
At the end of 2012, the installed capacity for wind power in Minnesota was 2,986 megawatts (MW) with wind power accounting for 14.3% of the electricity generated in the state during 2012.Large wind fa...
World's largest solar plant opens in California desert
The Southern California desert is now home to the world's largest solar power plant. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined state officials near Desert Center on Monday to commission the 550-megawatt ...
Vanir Energy
Vanir Energy is a renewable energy company located in Fletcher, North Carolina. Vanir Energy completed the largest solar heating and cooling project in the world in February 2009. http://www.solarthe...
Washington International Renewable Energy Conference
Washington International Renewable Energy Conference is a meeting of senior-level representatives from the Executive and Legislative branches of the United States government at the national and subnat...
Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013
The Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013 (H.R. 267) is a bill that was introduced into the United States House of Representatives of the 113th United States Congress on January 15, 2013. It p...
Energy Victory
Energy Victory: Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil is a 2007 book by Robert Zubrin. Zubrin's central argument is that the decisive front in the War on Terror is America's struggle for e...
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Clean Power Finance
Clean Power Finance®, headquartered in San Francisco, California, is a financial services and software company for the residential solar industry. Clean Power Finance operates the CPF Market®, an onli...
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New Manhattan Project for Energy Independence
On June 12, 2008, Rep. Randy Forbes of Virginia introduced H.R. 6260, New Manhattan Project for Energy Independence. In this bill Forbes outlines a series of prizes, similar to the X-PRIZE, which woul...
Wind power in Kansas
The U.S. State of Kansas has high potential capacity for wind power, second behind Texas. The most recent estimates (2012) are that Kansas has a potential for 952 GW of wind power capacity yet ha...
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Energy Quest
Energy Quest is the award-winning energy education website of the California Energy Commission, designed mainly for younger people. Information on the site was mostly developed by the Media & Pub...
Americas Energy and Climate Symposium
Americas Energy and Climate Symposium is the first major energy event after the Summit of the Americas in April 2009, where U.S. President Barack Obama announced the formation of the Energy and Climat...
The Center, New Mexico
The Center, officially known as The Center for Innovation, Testing and Evaluation, was a proposed facility designed to test new technologies, particularly renewable natural energy. It was originally t...
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Wind power in California
Wind power in California refers to the 5,829 megawatts (MW) of wind powered electricity generating capacity operating within California as of June 2013. California's wind power capacity has grown by ...
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Hydropower policy in the United States
Hydropower policy in the United States includes all the laws, rules, regulations, programs and agencies that govern the national hydroelectric industry. Federal policy concerning waterpower developed ...
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Wave power in the United States
Wave power in the United States is under development in several locations off the east & west coasts as well as Hawaii. It has moved beyond the research phase and is producing reliable energy for ...
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Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center
The Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) is a facility located in Muskegon, Michigan that promotes research, education and business development in alternative and renewable energy ...