President Bush Is On Board With Renewable Energy

It’s heartening to see diverse groups coming together for a common cause.  Some have been proponents for conservation and more development of our home grown, renewable energy longer than others, but better late than never! President Bush is promoting more conservation with higher fuel standards for cars and more development of biomass and other sustainable…
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I Guess The ND Senate Agriculture Committee Doesn’t Like The Term

The ND Senate Agriculture Committee chaired by Senator Tim Flakoll (R Fargo) passed renewable energy development bill #2288 but not before stripping over $17 million out of it’s appropriations and also striking every reference of "renewable energy" from the bill and replacing it with the term " Independant energy".  They also changed the make up for what was…
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North Dakota Can Lead The Nation, Today Can Make The Difference

The North Dakota Senate Agriculture committee will act today on amendments to renewable energy development bills SB#2288 and #2282.  If they pass them today, they will go to Senate Appropriations. The Minnesota legislature unanimously approved a renewable energy strategy yesterday: Senate panel backs ‘25 by 2025’ ST. PAUL – Utility companies would be required to…
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A Great Day For Renewable Energy Editorials

Thanks to the editors of the High Plains Reader, the Fargo Forum, and Grand Forks Heralds publishing Senator Norm Colemans piece.  These are all timely editorials supporting more development of sustainable, home grown, renewable energy here in our area.  Enjoy the articles! Now is the time to contact our state legislators to ask for their support on renewable…
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Renewable Energy Bills May Be Merged By Legislature

Along with the primary bills that the North Dakota Renewable Energy Partnership have been promoting at the legislature, there are also complimentary bills that are also being considered.  Bill #2288 is a more comprehensive bill that would create a Renewable Energy Research Council (similar to the coal, oil and gas councils that recommend projects to the…
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