Business Finance

Daniel Cusick

Reporter

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Daniel is a reporter covering business and markets for ClimateWire. He joined E&E in 2003 and has held reporting and editing positions with several E&E publications. His beat is focused on the intersection of climate change and business activity, with a particular emphasis on renewable energy, clean technology and smart grid applications. Before joining E&E, he worked as a newspaper, wire service and magazine journalist in Alabama and Maryland. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and the University of Alabama, and was a Knight Fellow in Specialized Journalism at the University of Maryland.

Latest Stories

RENEWABLE ENERGY

A Texas-sized debate over wind farms and military readiness

Since the mid-1960s, pilots at Sheppard Air Force Base have made supersonic training flights over the Texas Red River Valley, a region sufficiently remote that mostly cattle ranchers and oil riggers caught sight of the small planes known as "white rockets" as they streaked across the horizon. But as wind energy gains a larger foothold in North Texas, some say the region's long association with military training is being compromised.

MASSACHUSETTS

100% renewables bill gaining support

A bill that would require Massachusetts to meet 100 percent of its energy needs with renewable resources is gaining momentum in the state Legislature, with more than a quarter of the commonwealth's lawmakers backing the bill, according to clean energy advocates.

RENEWABLE ENERGY

Wind expands to country's 4th-largest electricity source

U.S. wind power developers installed nearly 6,500 megawatts of new generation capacity between October and December, marking the industry's second-largest quarterly growth and solidifying wind's position as the nation's No. 1 renewable energy resource, according to data released this morning by the American Wind Energy Association.