Vermont Passes Feed-In Tariff Measure

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Vermont legislators have passed House Bill 446 , also known as the Vermont Energy Act of 2009, which implements a feed-in tariff—an approach allowing owners of small renewable energy facilities to sign long-term contracts for the sale of power produced by their facilities to the larger grid. The long-term contracts provided by such feed-in tariffs can make renewable energy systems a profitable investment, and the guaranteed income can help attract financing for such systems.

Nissan and Hydro-Québec partner to expand the public charging network in Québec; 20 DC Fast Charging sites in 2015, 5 in 2016

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The agreement aims to help finance the commissioning of 20 fast charging sites for the Electric Circuit in 2015, with five more planned for in 2016. Highway 35 towards Vermont. At the Montreal International Auto Show, Nissan announced it will support the expansion of the public charging network “ the Electric Circuit ” with an investment in 25 DC Fast Charging sites.

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Day Of Reckoning For US Shale Will Have To Wait

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Maintaining access to finance can come at a price. Bond markets have essentially been ruled out as a new source of finance for high-yield producers. Nick Cunningham is a Vermont-based writer on energy and environmental issues. by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com. October has been billed as a pivotal month in which indebted shale companies would see their credit lines cut, precipitating a faster consolidation in the industry that would sow the seeds of a rebound.

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Opinion: Political Climate Shifting Against The Oil And Gas Industry

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Joe Oliver, the former Canadian minister of natural resources and minister of finance under Prime Minister Stephen Harper, wrote in the Financial Post about the urgent need for new pipelines. Nick Cunningham is a Vermont-based writer on energy and environmental issues. by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com. Oil and gas companies have had a tough time over the past year trying to weather the storm of falling oil prices.

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Opinion: Oil Megaprojects Won’t Stay On The Shelf For Long

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Maintaining access to finance can come at a price. Bond markets have essentially been ruled out as a new source of finance for high-yield producers. Nick Cunningham is a Vermont-based writer on energy and environmental issues. by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com. One casualty of the oil price downturn could be the megaproject.

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8-state alliance releases action plan to put 3.3M ZEVs on their roads by 2025

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The partner states are California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont. It also includes working with automakers and dealers to identify, evaluate, and implement creative financing approaches and other effective strategies to reduce vehicle purchase price and increase ZEV sales. Assessment of creative vehicle financing innovations. Projected ZEV compliance scenario for the eight states. Click to enlarge.

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DOE to award $11M to 20 new Clean Cities projects for alt fuel cars and trucks

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availability of transportation fuels across Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The Unlocking Private Sector Financing for Alternative Fuel Vehicles and.

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