Renewable and Efficiency Standards for State Operations In Iowa

Date: 28 Apr 2005 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

By executive order Iowa’s Governor has established a renewable portfolio standard for state operations that leans heavily on in-state renewable energy sources. Governor Tom Vilsack’s order directs state agencies to obtain at least 10 percent of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2010 and to reduce their energy use in buildings by 15 percent by 2010 relative to their energy use in 2000.

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Europe Proposes A Platform for Photovoltaics Development

Date: 26 Apr 2005 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

A new report by the Photovoltaic Technology Research Advisory Council (PV-TRAC) reviews the current status of solar powered electricity and presents a vision of photovoltaic technology for 2030 and beyond. The report nicely summarizes the policies of EU member states that have encouraged solar powered distributed generation.

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Webcast: CHP and DG Potential in California – April 28th and 29th

Date: 15 Apr 2005 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Internet users have a nice opportunity to tune in via the web on a pair of workshops set up to discuss issues related to combined heat and power (CHP) and distributed generation (DG) development in California.

UPDATE MAY 12, 2005: The webcasts of these two meetings don’t appear to be archived on the CEC web site. So we’ve added links below to the various presentations that the CEC has put online that came out of these meetings.

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