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The Clean Energy Choice Act Introduced in Virginia
Today, Senator Jeremy McPike and Delegate Mike Mullin introduced the Clean Energy Choice Act so [...]
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In New England, Cooperative Values Drive Solar Growth
New England offers some of the nation’s biggest incentives for renewable energy generation, but hi [...]
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Voices of 100%: Small Iowa Town Pushes for Energy Independence
More than 100 U.S. cities have now set ambitious commitments to transition to renewable energy, but [...]
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PG&E Tells 200,000 Customers to Prepare for More Planned Outages
Dry and windy conditions prompted Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to begin notifying ar [...]
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How Market Power Gives Electric Utilities Political Power
In the pathway to 100% renewable energy lie electric utilities. Despite some changes to market struc [...]
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Steamboat Springs lowers cost of going solar with tax and fee waiver
Steamboat Springs is taking a smart step forward to encourage more residents to go solar. Starting N [...]
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Don't-Miss Opportunity for Local Choice in Landmark Carbon-Free Bills
In New Mexico, proposed climate legislation would give one of the state’s monopoly utilities a hug [...]
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Virginia City to Build 10MW of Solar Power Plants in Effort to Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2050
The City of Danville, Virginia announced today the commencement of two 5MW AC solar power plants, i [...]
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Declare Energy Independence with Solar (Just Shop Around First)
The combination of falling prices and rising interest put rooftop solar on a strong trajectory. But [...]
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Allegheny County Solar Co-op first in Pennsylvania to offer bifacial panels
The Allegheny County Solar Co-op has selected EIS Solar to install solar panels for the 27-participa [...]
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Arizona’s first solar co-op launches in the East Valley
Lindsey Corsack of Arizona Sustainability Alliance, Solar United Neighbors of Arizona Program Direct [...]
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Oregon Nears Launch of a Solid Community Solar Program
Adopted by the legislature in 2016, it’s been a long wait for Oregon’s community solar program t [...]
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Great Wolf Lodge New England Expected to Save $1.3 Million With Energy Efficiency Upgrades
Great Wolf Lodge, an indoor waterpark chain, is expected to save more than $1.3 million in energy co [...]
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Florida Public Service Commission protects energy efficiency programs
Last week the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) voted to reject a bid by utilities to cut thei [...]
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Solar supporters applaud Miami-Dade County efforts to make going solar easier
Solar supporter Sharon Van Smith testifies in support of improved solar permitting. Miami-Dade Count [...]
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Why Gas Has to Go––And How Cities Can Show It The Door (Episode 82)
Host John Farrell talks to Berkeley city councilor Kate Harrison and affordable housing developer Se [...]
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Amazon Signs Deals for Four New Wind and Solar Projects
Amazon announced today that the company invested in four renewable energy projects around the world. [...]
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Cooperative Ownership Puts Community Solar in the Community — Episode 94 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Subin DeVar of the [...]
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Planning for Local Energy and Climate Action in Minneapolis
In this episode of Local Energy Rules, Energy Democracy Initiative director John Farrell speaks with [...]
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Mountains Beyond Mountains: How Green Mountain Power Become More Than An Electric Utility
“We just need to become the Ben and Jerry’s of the utility world!” So said Mary Powell (pictur [...]
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All Government Buildings in LA to Be 100% Carbon Free Moving Forward
All new or major retrofitted municipal buildings in Los Angeles will be 100% carbon-free moving forw [...]
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Duke Energy Agrees to Historic Coal Ash Cleanup in North Carolina
Duke Energy agreed to excavate nearly 80 million tons of coal ash in North Carolina as part of a set [...]
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Pennsylvania hosts second annual Solar Congress
Attendees at the 2020 Pennsylvania Solar Congress gather for a group photo. More than 150 people att [...]
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Why Gas Has to Go – And How Cities Can Show it the Door — Episode 87 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with Kate Harrison, City Council mem [...]
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