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More pressure for renewable energy in Alberta

Following our recent blog Corporate procurement of renewable energy: coming to Canada discussing the latest trend in renewable energy procurement. 12 actors in the renewable energy field have signed an open letter to the Premier of Alberta and relevant ministers. 172 more words


Hearing on New Rules for Thermal Renewable Energy Certificates Scheduled for November 2

Comment Period Open Now on Draft Rules

After four months of stakeholder meetings and discussions, the Oregon Department of Energy will host a public hearing on proposed administrative rules for calculating and processing renewable energy certificates for thermal energy produced from biomass. 361 more words

Press Releases

Wood-fired electricity sparks ambitious plans, controversy in Oregon

By year’s end, Portland General Electric will fire up its 550-megawatt power plant in Boardman for a daylong test burn, feeding 8,000 tons of pulverized, roasted wood into its boilers instead of the usual diet of coal.

Source: OregonLive.com

The Oregonian

Corporate procurement of renewable energy: coming to Canada

Corporate procurement of renewable energy is becoming an established sector in the US, and now expanding into other markets. Alberta is very well placed to take full advantage of an alignment of factors, including: 175 more words


Part 2: Development of Renewable Energy in the Caribbean

Welcome to part two of our discussion on the development of renewable energy in the Caribbean!

Photo Source-Construction Law Signal 

The Caribbean consumer pays some of the highest electricity charges and fuel tariffs in the world (with Trinidad being the only exception where subsidies produce some of the lowest rates in the world at $ 0.035/kWh). 528 more words


For the Trees

For North American tree lovers, October is a special month: the time of year when the trees get dressed up in their fanciest finery and show off just how wildly beautiful they are. 1,257 more words

Alternative Futures

[NEWS] Increase in Wood Heating Predicted This Winter

– by Erin Voegele, October 14, 2016, Biomass Magazine

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has released the October edition of its Short-Term Energy Outlook, along with its Winter Fuels Outlook, predicting household expenditures on natural gas, heating oil, electricity and propane will increase this winter. 105 more words