RPS goals

We Could Start Saving the Planet Today

We Could Start Saving the Planet Today

Last week, I attended the Western Governors’ Association meeting, a non partisan gathering of state governors, staff and industry focused on improving how the west collaborates on regional problems. Several speaker panels focused on how best to make progress in generating energy from renewable sources. It’s frustrating.
Applied Materials

Botox and Electricity Transmission

In conversations about utility scale renewable energy, I'm consistently running into the same three misperceptions. #1: Renewable energy requires new transmission. When utilities and policy makers think large scale renewable energy, they think first about wind and concentrating solar thermal. For utility scale generation, both technologies have had a head start versus solar PV (and, therefore, are more top-of-mind). But