renewable energy production

Wind, Solar Industry Leaders Urge Refundable Tax Incentives

Article: Wind, Solar Industry Leaders Urge Refundable Tax Incentives

WASHINGTON, DC, January 9, 2009 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association today reported that both wind and solar energy enjoyed a record-breaking year in 2008. But both industry trade groups say the renewable energy market could fall in 2009 if Congress and the incoming administration do not take…

Biomass to Gasoline Production Plant Dedicated in Texas

Article: Biomass to Gasoline Production Plant Dedicated in Texas

BRYAN, Texas, November 7, 2008 (ENS) – Texas Governor Rick Perry was on hand today for the dedication of a unique biofuels conversion facility in Bryan, about 70 miles northwest of Houston. The new facility built by Terrebon, LLC will confirm the scaled-up, commercial feasibility of the company’s MixAlco technology, which converts non-food biomass into…

Wind, Solar Tax Credits Extended in $700 Billion Bail-Out

Article: Wind, Solar Tax Credits Extended in $700 Billion Bail-Out

WASHINGTON, DC, October 3, 2008 (ENS) – Renewable energy businesses are breathing a sigh of relief today as the extension of the production and investment tax credits that benefit their industries were approved by Congress as part of the $700 billion bail-out package for the financial industry. The House of Representatives passed Emergency Economic Stabilization…

Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

Article: Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, June 3, 2008 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association has announced the recipients of its 2008 Awards, paying tribute to a group of advocates and leaders for their outstanding efforts on behalf of wind energy. U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell, a Washington Democrat, and John Ensign, a Nevada Republican, received special congressional awards…

Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

Article: Best of the Wind Energy Industry Honored in Houston

HOUSTON, Texas, June 3, 2008 (ENS) – The American Wind Energy Association has announced the recipients of its 2008 Awards, paying tribute to a group of advocates and leaders for their outstanding efforts on behalf of wind energy. Turbine at the King Mountain Wind Ranch near Odessa, Texas, source of some of Austin’s electricity. (Photo…

Senate Majority Leader Promotes Renewable Energy

Article: Senate Majority Leader Promotes Renewable Energy

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, February 20, 2008 (ENS) – The federal government should set aside large tracts of federal land that are environmentally appropriate for renewable energy production, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada told a renewable energy conference here Tuesday. “Every time our country has faced a daunting challenge, we have risen to…