Missouri Gets Renewable Portfolio Standard: Missourians voted to create a renewable portfolio standard, making Missouri the 25th state to do so. The news RPS requires 15 percent of the state’s electricity to come from renewable sources by 2021. It’s a little low a little late, but it’s a start – Fox Kansas City.
T. Boone Pickens Brushes Off the Prop 10 Haters: Although Pickens had hoped that Prop 10 would boost his natural gas vehicle business, his company Clean Energy says “its failure does not reduce our opportunities.” At least he’s a gracious loser – Press Release.
ViewSonic: Another Electronics Maker “Goes Green”: Display maker ViewSonic issued a press release today listing the energy efficiency awards its products have won and some stats about its green energy use. That’s nice, but what’s the road map forward to get greener? – Press Release.
Echelon Wins French Smart Meter Deal: A consortium of French utilities has chosen Echelon’s smart meter to be deployed in up to 90,000 homes which will allow homeowners to sell solar power back to the utility – Press Release.
“Who Will Be the Next Energy Czar?”: Google’s Dan Reicher, the Governator and founder and managing director of Nth Power Nancy Floyd are all possible picks to head up Obama’s Energy Department, but who will it be? – Greentech Media.