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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,...
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Dominion Seeks Input On 3 GW Solar And Wind Plans

Dominion Energy is seeking information from non-residential customers about their interest in renewable energy. The input will help the company finalize plans to develop...
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...
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Washington Governor OKs Five-Site Columbia Solar Project

Gov. Jay Inslee, D-Wash., has issued a letter approving the site certification agreements for the Columbia Solar Project in Kittitas County.The Energy Facility Site...
michigan

Michigan Bill Seeks 100% Renewable Energy By 2050

Michigan Rep. Yousef Rabhi, D-Ann Arbor, has introduced a bill that would require all of Michigan utilities’ energy to come from renewable sources by...
jobs

New York Boosts Clean Energy Employment: ‘The Jobs Of The Future’

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the availability of $27.5 million in new funding for workforce development and training initiatives to help...
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...
community solar

What To Know About New Jersey’s New Community Solar Program

On Oct. 1, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) proposed rules establishing a three-year Community Solar Energy Pilot Program, allowing utility customers...
renewable

Another Colorado Community Commits To 100% Clean Energy

On Tuesday, the city council of Fort Collins, Colo., voted 6-1 to approve a resolution committing the community to shift away from fossil fuels and...
virginia

Virginia Reserves Big Spots For Solar, Wind In New Energy Plan

Gov. Ralph Northam, D-Va., has released a new energy plan that calls for 3 GW of solar and onshore wind by 2022 and 2...