Of the 62,000 people in Colorado who work in the clean energy sector, nearly a quarter of them are employed in the renewable energy sector, according to a new report released by nonpartisan business group Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2). The report, [Read More]
“Ohioans should cheer – it may be winter, but the clean energy freeze has finally thawed,” says Dick Munson, director of Midwest Clean Energy.
The clean energy jobs market in Massachusetts has now topped 100,000 workers, according to a new report from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), which says the state has added 6,317 jobs in the sector in 2016 alone. In addition [Read More]
The smart grid, battery storage and energy-efficiency sectors collectively raised only $102 million in venture capital (VC) funding during the third quarter of this year (Q3’16) – down from the $433 million raised in the previous quarter, according to a [Read More]
The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has announced a new report that covers the technical capabilities of distributed energy resources (DERs) – including solar, storage, energy efficiency and demand management – to provide critical grid-support services to help utilities maintain [Read More]
Net-zero neighborhoods that include solar power are emerging.
The Sierra Club has released a new report showcasing 10 U.S. cities that have made ambitious commitments to be powered by 100% renewable energy. This report is the first from Ready for 100, a new Sierra Club campaign launched this [Read More]
Gov. Steve Bullock, D-Mont., has announced a new blueprint for Montana’s energy future. It calls for a “balanced and responsible energy future in Montana” incorporating various technologies and includes a goal for the state to double its current solar development [Read More]
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has announced a joint proposal with labor and environmental organizations to phase out California’s last remaining nuclear power plant and replace its energy production with a portfolio of energy efficiency, renewables and storage by 2025. [Read More]
EnergySage, an online solar marketplace, and Schneider Electric, a provider of energy management and automation solutions, say they have teamed up to encourage energy efficiency for homeowners by jointly marketing solar energy systems and Schneider’s Wiser Air Wi-Fi smart thermostat. [Read More]