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Wisconsin’s New Governor To Join U.S. Climate Alliance, Signaling ‘A New Day’ In The...

Gov. Tony Evers, D-Wis., has announced plans to join the U.S. Climate Alliance, a bipartisan coalition of governors committed to implementing the...
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Community Choice Aggregators Urge PG&E Restructuring In Name Of Safety, Clean Energy

Community choice aggregators (CCAs) from Northern California are saying the time has come for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. - which filed...
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Rahm Emanuel Calls For 100% Renewable Electricity In Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has released "Resilient Chicago," a roadmap for addressing the city’s most pressing challenges through the lens of urban...
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Ohio Survey Shows Strong Conservative Support For Renewables

According to a new poll released by the Ohio Conservative Energy Forum (OHCEF), conservative voters throughout the state overwhelmingly support public policies...
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Los Angeles Ditches Natural Gas Plans, Opts For More Clean Energy

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will not repower three coastal...

Solar, Wind Industries Support Illinois’ ‘Path To 100’ Proposal

Illinois Rep. Will Davis, D-Hazel Crest, has announced the Path to 100 Act, legislation that would expand Illinois’ renewable portfolio standard (RPS),...
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Report: Only A Few States Didn’t Take Policy Actions On Distributed Solar In 2018

Nearly every U.S. state took some type of policy action on distributed solar in 2018, according to new findings from the N.C....
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New Mexico Governor Lays Out Climate Policy Commitments

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., has formally ordered New Mexico to join the U.S. Climate Alliance, fully embracing the goals set by...
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Maine Legislature Holding Public Hearing On Bill To Repeal Gross Metering

Today, the Maine legislature’s Energy, Utilities, & Technology Committee will hold a public hearing on L.D.91, a bill to eliminate the controversial...
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New Campaign Pushes For More States To Enact 100% Clean Energy Laws

In the wake of Environment California’s successful campaign to help commit the Golden State to 100% clean electricity generation by 2045, Environment...
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Shyam Mehta Takes The Helm Of NYSEIA

The New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) has appointed Shyam Mehta its new executive director.Mehta previously...
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Court Ruling On Cornell Solar Tax A Win For N.Y. Renewable Development

The New York Supreme Court's Fourth Department recently overturned a tax assessment on solar-generating equipment that had been installed on university land...