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Wind industry fears GOP will block tax credit extensions

Wind tax credits are vulnerable, and initial optimism for their extension is fading.

Nov. 20, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Georgia is the nation's fastest growing solar market

New research finds Georgia will generate $4.4 billion in private clean energy investment over the next decade. 

Nov. 20, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

HECO wants to make your water heater a grid resource

Hawaiian Electric thinks the energy stored in water heaters can help it deal with high solar penetration.

Nov. 19, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

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How solar owners can be 'good citizens of the grid'

Smart technologies and smart attitudes can make the grid more reliable, even with lots of solar.

Nov. 19, 2014 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

Midwest utilities: Coal stockpiles have reached 'dire' levels

The group wants regulators to issue fines if coal deliveries do not speed up.

Nov. 19, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Puerto Rico's electric utility owed $1.75 billion

The utility has stopped reporting delinquent customers to collections agencies.

Nov. 19, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

California likely to allow utilities to own EV charging stations

State regulators could vote next month to loosen limits on utility investment in electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

Nov. 19, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Georgia Power launches EV charger rebate program

Businesses can get a $500 rebate from the utility for installing car chargers.

Nov. 19, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

White House threatens vetoes on trio of EPA bills

The bills would add uncertainty and expense for states and businesses, the Obama Administration said. 

Nov. 19, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

NRG Home Solar set for a big push into California markets

Two new offices, 100 new employees, and two buyouts tee up NRG’s charge into the Golden State.

Nov. 18, 2014 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)