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EIA: Power Capacity In Texas Not Keeping Up With Demand

Although the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is expected to have an additional 1,032 MW of capacity available this summer than last summer, the grid operator is facing its second year in a row with a reserve margin below its target level of 13.75 percent, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

ERCOT is the only region […]

By |June 30th, 2013|News|Comments Off on EIA: Power Capacity In Texas Not Keeping Up With Demand

DOE: Only $1.14 A Gallon To Fuel Your Electric Car

Now you can check your own state to see how much you can save by driving electric
STORY HIGHLIGHTS

The Energy Department has created a calculator
It’s aimed at showing how much cheaper it is to drive an electric car
The national average is $1.14 a gallon

In Minneapolis, gasoline averages $3.84 a gallon. But if you buy an electric […]

By |June 14th, 2013|News|Comments Off on DOE: Only $1.14 A Gallon To Fuel Your Electric Car

U.S. Senate Passes Farm Bill That Includes Millions For Renewables

In a 66 to 27 vote Monday, the U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive farm bill that, among many other provisions, includes funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).REAP provides grants and loans to help rural businesses and agricultural producers invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives, including solar and small […]

By |June 14th, 2013|News|Comments Off on U.S. Senate Passes Farm Bill That Includes Millions For Renewables

Misinformation about Renewable Energy: Coming to Your State?

Got Science? | January 2013

Before the year is out, you will likely be subjected to a misinformation campaign about renewable energy brought to you by the Koch brothers and other large players in the fossil-fuel industry.

The campaign is being spearheaded by a stealthy, Koch-funded lobby group called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) that drafts […]

By |February 4th, 2013|News|Comments Off on Misinformation about Renewable Energy: Coming to Your State?

El Paso Electric Solar PV Pilot Program Opens February 1st

Welcome to El Paso Electric Solar PV Pilot Program
Update 1/22/2013: We will begin accepting new incentive applications for the El Paso Electric PV Incentive Program on Friday, February 1, 12 noon Mountain time (1 pm Central time). All incentive applications must be submitted by registered service providers to pvapps@frontierassoc.com. Incentive applications received prior to the program […]

By |January 23rd, 2013|Events, News|Comments Off on El Paso Electric Solar PV Pilot Program Opens February 1st

Solar Panels for Every Home

By DAVID CRANE and ROBERT F. KENNEDY Jr.
Published: December 12, 2012
WE don’t think much about pitch pine poles until storms like Hurricane Sandy litter our landscape with their splintered corpses and arcing power lines. Crews from as far away as California and Quebec have worked feverishly to repair or replace those poles as utility companies rebuild their distribution […]

By |December 19th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Solar Panels for Every Home

NM Green Chamber Applauds PRC Ruling on the Reasonable Cost Threshold

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New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce
Contact :  Allan Oliver – CEO, NMGCC
(505) 553-0759
allan@nmgreenchamber.com

NM Green Chamber of Commerce Applauds PRC Ruling on the Reasonable Cost Threshold

The New Mexico Public Regulations Commission in a 4 to 1 decision voted today to keep New Mexico’s solar diversity target at 20 percent.  It has taken the PRC […]

By |December 19th, 2012|News|Comments Off on NM Green Chamber Applauds PRC Ruling on the Reasonable Cost Threshold

High Winds In El Paso Cause Down Electrical Lines, Early Closures

Times staff reportelpasotimes.com

Posted:   12/14/2012 04:40:36 PM MST

Reporter Daniel Borunda

Update: 4:40 p.m.: A Texas Department of Transportation spokeswoman said that crews have cleared an accident were a tractor-trailer fell off a bridge in the Spaghetti Bowl area. The crash this morning had blocked lanes on the ramp from U.S. 54 South to Interstate 10 East. The […]

By |December 15th, 2012|News|Comments Off on High Winds In El Paso Cause Down Electrical Lines, Early Closures

If You Live In Las Cruces Call 575-621-7217 For Our Best Offer Of The Year!!!

Hurry and Call 575-621-7217 to get our best offer in Las Cruces!

By |December 3rd, 2012|Events, News|Comments Off on If You Live In Las Cruces Call 575-621-7217 For Our Best Offer Of The Year!!!

Study Finds Consumers are Getting Two-to-One Return on Investment

Economic study of value of solar power finds consumers are getting two-to-one return on investment

The Mid-Atantic Solar Energy Industries Association (MSEIA) and the Pennsylvania Solar Energy Industries Association (PASEIA) recently commissioned Clean Power Research to do a study released as The Value of Distributed Solar Electric Generation to New Jersey and Pennsylvania to estimate the economic value […]

By |November 25th, 2012|News|Comments Off on Study Finds Consumers are Getting Two-to-One Return on Investment