Solar Resources for Universities and Local Governments: City and County Solar PV Training Program

NREL, in support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Office, is offering a no-cost PV training program for 50 cities and counties seeking to go solar on their facilities (both buildings and land).

Cities and counties will …

Op-ed: Should public utility commissions regulate cooperatives?

Dan Nemes of MN350 (an organization addressing the global climate crisis), offers this op-ed in the 6 February issue of  Rochester, Minnesota’s Post-Bulletin, opposing the Minnesota Legislature’s recently proposed legislation that he believes will negatively impact the state’s renewable energy …

New CREBs Aid Kansas G&T’s Prairie Sky Solar Farm

This article is reprinted from CFC Solutions News Bulletin (23 January 2017).

The 19 member distribution cooperatives of Kansas Electric Power Cooperative (KEPCo), a generation and transmission cooperative (G&T) based in Topeka, Kansas, will receive more green power—thanks in

Guest Post: Electric Cooperative Partners with Lumber Company for Biomass Plant

Electric Cooperative Partners with Lumber Company for Biomass Plant

This blog post was provided by Flathead Electric Co-op.

Implementation of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Flathead Electric Co-op and F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Company will begin October 1…

IRS Notice Clarifies Begin-Construction Requirement for PTC and Elective ITC

IRS Notice Clarifies Begin-Construction Requirement for PTC and Elective ITC

The IRS has issued two notices this year that provide essential guidance for taxpayers who seek renewable energy tax credits under the Production Tax Credit (PTC) and elections to take

AHC Attorneys Present 2-Day Seminar on Energy Project Development

Attorneys from AHC will present a 2-day seminar regarding “Avoiding Disputes in Energy Project Development.”  The seminar will take place in Charlotte, N.C.  You can read more about the seminar by clicking here: EUCI Seminar.…

IRS Ruling Addresses Power Generation by REITs

Developers are constantly looking for ways to find capital for their energy development projects. They have solicited all sorts of capital, including banks, angel investors, private equity investors, private development bonds, and other sources. One other potential source of capital …