Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that comes from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and geothermal heat. Renewable energy replaces conventional fuels in four distinct areas: electricity generation, hot water/space heating, motor fuels, and rural (off-grid) energy services.About 16% of global final energy consumption presently comes from renewable resources, with 10% of all energy from traditional biomass, mainly used for heating, and 3.4% from hydroelectricity. New renewables (small hydro, modern biomass, wind, solar, geothermal, and biofuels) account for another 3% and are growing rapidly.
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  • New Wind Power Project for Pennsylvania

    … a member of the Business Renewables Center, which seeks to accelerate corporate purchasing of renewable energy. To learn how Prince Law Offices, P.C. can assist you or your business with renewable energy projects, PJM interconnection, real estate, business, FERC, or PUC matters, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices, P.C. …

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  • Join Us at GlobalCon Energy Expo

    … The GLOBALCON Expo will emphasize four critical areas of leading edge technology and related services: Energy Management, HVAC and Smart Building Systems Renewables, Alternative Energy and Onsite Generation Lighting Efficiency and Integrated Energy Solutions Plant and Facilities Management GLOBALCON 2017, presented by the Association…

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  • SUNSHOT $$$ PRIZE: SOLAR IN YOUR COMMUNITY CHALLENGE

    … The SunShot Prize: Solar in Your Community Challenge is a prize competition that aims to expand solar electricity access to all Americans, especially underserved segments such as low- and moderate-income (LMI) households, state, local, and tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations. In order to make solar more accessible and inclusive…

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  • Is My Facility a Good Candidate for CHP?

    … Considering Combined Heat and Power (CHP) to save money, enhance reliability, and benefit the environment? The EPA CHP Partnership and Prince Law Offices can help. Answering “yes” to any of the following questions indicates that the facility may be a good candidate for CHP: Do you pay more than $0.07 per kWh on average for electricity…

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  • PUC Considers Alternative Utility Ratemaking for Energy Reliability and Conservation

    … ratemaking, utility costs, renewable energy projects, or energy law, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices, P.C. Like this: Like Loading... Related Filed under Business Law, Consumer Advocacy, Energy Law, Real Estate Tagged as "energy efficiency", "papuc", "Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission", alternative rate design, alternative ratemaking, CHP, Combined Heat and Power, conservation programs, Pennsylvania, PUC, revenue Decoupling …

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  • PUC Promotes Combined Heat and Power

    … The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today, February 25, 2016, approved a joint motion proposing a Policy Statement related to combined heat and power (CHP) technology and increasing development among Pennsylvania’s regulated electric and natural gas distribution companies. CHP is a form of distributed energy, located at or near…

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  • PaPUC to Explore Alternative Utility Ratemaking Methods

    … and the environmental community.” Note: In addition to the Commission’s en banc hearing, settlements regarding rate increase requests submitted by PECO Energy Company and PPL Electric Utilities Corporation both require that the utilities host public collaboratives on decoupling in early 2016. A Secretarial Letter provides more details regarding…

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  • Solar & Wind Tax Credit Extensions Big Boost To Solar & Wind Growth

    …. Renewable energy projects will be more attractive due to this multi-year support. Both the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and Production Tax Credit (PTC) were included in the omnibus appropriations bill (PDF). On Friday, the House and Senate agreed by significant margins to grant extensions to the 30 percent ITC for solar energy and the 2.3-cent…

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  • EPA Clean Power Plan Comments Due Soon

    … EPA is soliciting comments on the Clean Power Plan Proposed Federal Plan and Proposed Model Rules, to be submitted by January 21st. Please note that there are a number of topics that may be of interest to combined heat and power (CHP) stakeholders, including those in the following sections of the Preamble: Section IV.C.3 on Eligible Emission…

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  • EPA New CHP Partnership Website

    …, glass manufacturing A number of site-specific factors will determine if CHP might be a good technical and economic fit for your facility. Answer a few simple questions to determine if your facility is a good candidate for CHP. If you or your business have questions regarding CHP, renewable energy projects, energy law or real estate law, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices, P.C. …

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  • REVOLUTION NOW: FIVE CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES–2015 UPDATE

    … energy challenges. With the continued progress of the core technologies in this DOE November 2015 Report, and more innovations on the horizon, the clean energy revolution is clearly transforming the way we produce and use energy. If you or your business have questions regarding renewable energy projects, energy law or real estate law, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices, P.C. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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