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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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Phoenix Replaces 100,000 Street Lights With LEDs, Looks to Save $3.5 Million Annually
The city of Phoenix has announced it will complete a conversion project to replace nearly 100,000 mu [...]
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Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Rises 20%, Reaching $11.7 Billion in 2019
Total corporate funding into the solar sector globally, including venture capital and private equ [...]
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In Small-Town Iowa, a Movement to Own the Future
A citizen-led effort to establish in a city-run electric utility in the small northeast Iowa communi [...]
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Electric Vehicles Unlock Local Energy Benefits, Deliver Cost Savings
Featuring insights from ILSR's 2017 report on electric vehicles, Nick Stumo-Langer interviews ILSR e [...]
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Here’s how Smithfield Foods is turning wastewater at largest pork plant into electricity | WRAL TechWire
Wastewater from the world’s largest pork prodcessing plant in Tar Heel run by Smithfield Foods is [...]
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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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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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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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Video: How Communities Use Clean Energy to Build Local Power – Alternative Energy Resources Expo
In October 2017, John Farrell gave a keynote address to the annual meeting and expo of AERO, a Monta [...]
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New LA Clippers Arena to be Net-Zero for Greenhouse Gases
California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee have certifie [...]
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Getting San Diego Ready for 100% Renewable Energy
More than 50 U.S. Cities have made commitments to reach 100 percent renewable electricity, but how d [...]
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Three Big Energy Stories from 2019 with 2020 Implications
I am loathe to engage in lists, but year-end is a good time for reflection on big changes in the ene [...]
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Scout Clean Energy Closes Financing on 130 MW Indiana Wind Farm
Scout Clean Energy, a Colorado based renewable energy developer and operator, recently announced t [...]
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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Introduces Zero-Emission Buses
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has announced the addition of two BYD (Build [...]
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Five of the Year’s Memorable Environmental and Energy Industry Lows
From emissions cheating to sweeping blackouts that affected millions of C&I customers, here are [...]
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Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Quarterly Update — 2019 Q3
3 gigawatts of new power generation capacity came online in the third quarter of 2019 — 31 percent [...]
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South Miami: A Bright Spot for Solar in Sunshine State
What can a small city do to advance clean energy locally, if its state commissioners and legislators [...]
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Renewable Energy Storage Tax & Incentive Bill to Speed Up The Development of Storage Technology | Cleanenergyauthority.com
In Colorado, renewable energy now accounts for nearly 25 percent of the net power generation. The ne [...]
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It’s official: The solar Investment Tax Credit will step down next year as last-ditch extension effort fails | Solar Builder
That makes it official: The ITC will decrease at the end of this year, which is another missed oppor [...]
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Congress’ Budget Deal Kills Solar Industry Tax Credits
Despite intense lobbying from industry and Congressional Democrats, "temporary" federal tax credits [...]
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Bill Gates-backed Heliogen’s solar ‘breakthrough’ could replace fossil fuels in steel and other big-polluting industries
Heliogen, a clean energy company supported by Bill Gates and Patrick Soon-Shiong, this week claimed [...]
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Fossil fuels and biodiesel were tax-break winners while solar and electric vehicles lost
Biodiesel and renewable diesel were winners, on-shore wind power a conditional winner, and small-sca [...]
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Voices of 100%: Climate Justice Plan Upends Typical City Process, Putting Communities First — Episode 93 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of our Voices of 100% series from Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with [...]
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