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Sigora Helps Rewrite the Landscape of Clean Energy as Governor Northam Signs the Virginia Clean Economy Act
Governor Northam Signs Historic Clean Energy Legislation I'm ceremonially signing the Virginia [...]
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Spotlight on Award Winner: Shannon Global Energy Solutions
(Note: Shannon Global Energy Solutions is a winner of an E+E Leader Top Product of the Year Award fo [...]
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Voices of 100%: Midway to Local Goal, Missoula Seeks New Clean Energy — Episode 110 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of our Voices of 100% series, host John Farrell speaks with two 100% renewable leade [...]
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Inc. 5000 – Sigora Solar Ranks in top 15% of Fastest Growing Private Companies
Amidst the upheaval of a global health and economic crisis, Sigora Solar continues its meteoric rise [...]
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Is Energy Still a “Natural Monopoly”? — Episode 109 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, an interview from ILSR’s Building Local Power p [...]
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Scientists Discover New Material That Could Capture 90% of CO2 Emitted from Industrial Sources
Scientists from ExxonMobil, University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley National Labo [...]
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Clean Energy Advocates Release Xcel Energy Integrated Resource Plan “Report Card”
A report card released today by clean energy advocates gave Xcel Energy high marks for retiring exis [...]
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Why Utilities in Minnesota and Other States Need to Plan for More Competition
This report explores the undercounting of customer-sited and non-utility solar in utility distribute [...]
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A Boulder County zip code produced the nation’s most greenhouse gas per person, study says
Rich Americans produce nearly 25% more heat-trapping gases than poorer people at home, according to [...]
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First Project in Pennsylvania to Use C-PACE Financing Gets $1.5 Million in Funding
The first project in Pennsylvania to use Commercial Property-Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financ [...]
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Sigora Solar Jumps 20 Spots In National Ranking, Maintains #1 Residential Solar in VA
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Sigora Solar jumped 20 spots overall in this year’s rankings of larges [...]
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Co-op Power Raises the Bar for Community Solar Nationwide — Episode 108 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Lynn Benander from [...]
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We won! FERC dismisses petition, net metering stands
Earlier this spring, we learned that a secretive utility front group was trying to take away local c [...]
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Is Energy Still a “Natural Monopoly”? (Episode 104)
On this episode of Building Local Power, John Farrell, ILSR Co-Director and Director of the Energy D [...]
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Can Southern Cities Sever Ties with Tennessee Valley Monopoly? — Episode 107 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Maggie Shober of SA [...]
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New grant will power solar growth in Sarasota
Many Sarasota-area homeowners could be going solar soon. This is thanks to the Gulf Coast Community [...]
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Members Reviving Atlanta Electric Co-op After CEO Takes Millions
Cobb EMC serves around 175,000 member-owners just outside of Atlanta, Ga., and is one of 900 member- [...]
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New York State to Upgrade 500,000 Streetlights with Efficient LEDs
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is launching a statewide program that aims to replace at least 5 [...]
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Eight ways new Virginia laws help you go solar
There has never been a better time to be a solar supporter in Virginia. Earlier this year, lawmakers [...]
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A Perfect Storm for Renewables
The Hawaiian utility, made local when the investor-owned utility left the business a decade ago, is [...]
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The Power of the Collective Energy Purchasing
“We can’t do it as an individual, But four hundred communities aggregating and asking for local [...]
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Report: Public Rooftop Revolution
There are a lot of stories on residential rooftop solar but few if any on what cities are doing to m [...]
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Voices of 100%: St. Louis Coalition Plans to Put Coal in the Past — Episode 106 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
For this episode of our Voices of 100% series, host John Farrell speaks with Rev. Rodrick Burton and [...]
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‘Macro Grid Initiative’ Launched to Upgrade the Nation’s Transmission Network
The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and Americans for a Clean Energy Grid (ACEG) today [...]
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