Five Energy Stories Worth Reading Today (2/26/13)

Here are five recommended reads for today (2/26/13).

  1. NRDC is out with a new report, “Fulfilling the Promise of U.S. Offshore Wind: Targeted State Investment Policies to Put an Abundant Renewable Resource within Reach”
  2. Greentechefficiency asks, “We Disclose Calories, Fuel Mileage and Toxic Emissions—Why Not Energy Use?”
  3. Bloomberg reports, “Uruguay will offer contracts next month to buy power from 200 megawatts of solar farms at the world’s cheapest rates as the South American nation seeks to add low-cost generation.”
  4. According to Columbus Business First, “American Electric Power Company Inc…will retire three of its coal-burning power plants, including one in Ohio, and pay $8.5 million to nine states as part of a revision of its broader settlement with environmental groups and government regulators in 2007.”
  5. Renewable Energy World writes that “Massachusetts Maps its Solar Energy Future.”