Clean Energy Legislation

Beijing  Implements EU IV Emissions Standards Ahead of the 2008 Olympic Games

China’s economic slowdown and the government’s pledges to use more renewable and nuclear is making the country’s existing coal plants unnecessary. [The NY Times] Critics of Michigan’s clean energy plan say the proposed polices will reflect closer to 5 rather than 30 percent in actual new renewable energy. [M Live] The World Energy Report 2015 predicts… Keep reading →

Congress Meets As Government Shutdown Looms

On September 22, 2015, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Democratic Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) released The American Energy Innovation Act of 2015.


As California races towards a clean energy future, not only do we need new aggressive goals for all sectors, but we also need to rethink how we manage distributed energy resources, like rooftop solar and customer side energy storage. This is particularly true for one such resource, energy efficiency. Two weeks ago, the California legislature… Keep reading →

lng terminal spain

Jim Chanos is locking horns with Carl Icahn over liquid natural gas, stating he’s betting against Cheniere Energy Inc., of which Icahn is the largest shareholder. [Bloomberg] Falling U.S. oil production and low crude prices are casting a shadow over infrastructural pipeline construction. [WSJ] California officials told a citizens oversight board Tuesday that they know of… Keep reading →