alternative-energy

A sheep takes a break from munching on vegetation at the Nittany 1 solar array in Pennsylvania. (Photo courtesy of Lightsource BP)

Sheep among the panels: Using solar sites for pastureland

BY: - June 2, 2022

Solar grazing has blunted the concerns of those rattled by the conversion of farmland to energy production

Backlog hampers renewable energy projects, industry group says | Five for the Weekend

BY: - February 26, 2022

The AEE release argues that energy projects are getting stuck waiting - sometimes years - for approval by PJM Interconnection LLC, a Norristown-based regional electricity transmitter, that signs off on all regional energy projects needing to connect to the grid. 

Offshore wind industry leaders ask Congress to back long-term plans to increase production

BY: - October 22, 2021

“The U.S. offshore wind  industry is a game changer for renewable energy and our efforts to combat climate change,” U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-18th District, said.

COMMENTARY

With wind and solar potential, Pennsylvania should lead toward renewable future | Opinion

BY: - July 14, 2021

There are several actions that our elected officials in Harrisburg can take to lean into clean energy during the current legislative session in the state Capitol.

COMMENTARY

The U.S. electric power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions | Analysis

BY: - April 25, 2021

Renewable energy’s rapid growth is accelerating a national shift to a carbon-free electric power system.

COMMENTARY

Here’s how Pa.’s clean energy businesses are poised to grow a local energy economy | Opinion

BY: - April 5, 2021

For more than a decade, Pennsylvania has sat on the sidelines as neighboring states enjoy the benefits of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).

COMMENTARY

Pa. lawmakers should consider this Senate alternative to a nuke bailout | Opinion

BY: - May 2, 2019

While it’s true that nuclear generation doesn’t emit greenhouse gases, there are several important reasons why I feel this is the wrong way to go.