SEIA: Rick Perry isn’t targeting wind and solar

After new Secretary of Energy Rick Perry sent a memo to his chief of staff authoring a 60-day review of the grid to investigate how certain federal subsidies boost one form of energy at the expense of certain base load energies such as nuclear and coal, many industry observers believed him to be attacking renewable energy, but the SEIA claims this is not the case.

Rhode Island targets 1GW clean energy by 2020

Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo has announced a new renewable portfolio standard RPS of 1GW by 2020 - that would increase the amount of clean energy currently in the state by tenfold.