REG Sells More Biodiesel, Earnings Drop, Acquisitions Are Future Wild Cards

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Lubricating Energy Policy

The new report from the Taxpayers for Common Sense shows that oil companies paid just 11.7 percent of their U.S. income in federal taxes over the last five years, and the “smaller” companies included in the study that reported positive earnings only paid 3.7 percent. To achieve such a low tax rate, oil companies were able to take advantage of special tax breaks and loopholes that allowed them to defer more than $17 billion in taxes they would have otherwise owed.



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Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen: ‘Green News Report’ – August 19, 2014

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Another one bites the dust: Oregon denies proposed coal export facility... [Read more...]



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Amyris Aims For Huge Second Half

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The Pharaohs of Farnesene continue to pick up momentum. [Read more...]


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Heather Taylor-Miesle: #DirtyDenier$ Day 13: Congressman Tom Latham

Congressman Tom Latham represents a large, windy district in Iowa. But unfortunately the winds of change don't seem to have blown strongly enough to change his outdated views on energy and climate policy. [Read more...]



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The Power of Collective Energy Purchasing

"We can't do it as an individual, but four hundred communities aggregating and asking for local wind power and solar power — that's really powerful." Oak Park, IL, is one of hundreds of Illinois towns using their authority to buy electricity in bulk on behalf of its residential and small business customers. So far, most communities have used the po



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Hannon Armstrong’s Strong Q2 Keeps It In My Top Picks

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Hannon Armstrong (NYSE:HASI), one of my top picks for 2014, just made me very happy. [Read more...]


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A Tipped Scale in California: Time to See the True Value of Geothermal

In 2004, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) passed the least-cost best fit (LCBF) rule as part of California’s Renewable Portfolio Standard procurement. This statute required utilities to select renewable resources that have the lowest cost and that best fit their system needs.



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2013 Distributed Wind Market Report

Date: 8/18/2014

This report describes the status of the U.S. distributed wind market in 2013, including its trends, performance, market drivers, and future outlook.


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2013 Wind Technologies Market Report

Date: 8/18/2014

This report describes the status of the U.S. wind energy industry in 2013, including its trends, performance, market drivers, and future outlook.


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