Home Solar News Environmental

Environmental

The Ins And Outs Of De-Risking Renewable Energy Investments

The following is adapted from Energy Innovation's Designing Climate Solutions: A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy.Reducing the risk of investment in renewable energy projects is...

Solar And Wind Help Curb CO2 Power Emissions 28% Since 2005

According to new findings from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. electric power sector carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) have declined 28% since 2005 because...
north carolina

Gov. Cooper Commits North Carolina To Strong Clean Energy Economy

Gov. Roy Cooper, D-N.C., has issued an executive order that he says highlights North Carolina’s commitment to fight climate change and transition to a clean...
georgetown

Clean Energy-Powered Texas City Seeks Energy Independence With Solar, Storage

As a winner of Bloomberg Philanthropies' U.S. Mayors Challenge, the City of Georgetown, Texas, aims to become the first "energy-independent" community in the country by partnering...
mayor san diego

En Route To 100% Renewables, San Diego Chooses Community Choice Aggregation

Marking a big step toward implementing San Diego’s Climate Action Plan and goal of 100% renewable energy use citywide by 2035, Mayor Kevin L....
california

SoCal Municipalities Select 100% Renewable Electricity Default

Last week, the Ventura County, Calif., board of supervisors voted to set a default of 100% renewable electricity when the county launches service through...

New York Awards $3M For College Clean Energy Projects

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that New York State will award nearly $1 million each to the University of Rochester, Rochester...
florida

Gainesville Goes All In On Renewable Electricity

On Thursday, the city commission of Gainesville, Fla., unanimously passed a resolution committing the city to be powered by 100% renewable electricity by 2045,...
clean energy

Wake County, N.C., Commits To 100% Renewables

On Monday, the Wake County, N.C., board of commissioners voted to commit to transition county operations to 100% clean and renewable energy countywide by 2050.According...
washington

Washington State Agencies Make Big Commitment To Solar, Wind

Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., has announced that eight state agencies will purchase over 100 million kWh of electricity by 2021 from wind and solar...
solar wind

T-Mobile To Power Bellevue Headquarters With Local Solar And Wind

T-Mobile has signed on to Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) Green Direct program, giving the telecommunications company access to a blend of local wind and...
renewable

Two Pennsylvania Townships Adopt 100% Renewable Energy Goals

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania's East Bradford Township and the Township of Haverford both adopted resolutions establishing goals of transitioning to 100% clean, renewable electricity by...