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News and Policies, State

Texas’ ‘Energy City’ Still Reeling from Hurricane Harvey

October 20, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Port Arthur, Texas, a crucial hub of the worldwide energy industry, is struggling to recover from the effects of Hurricane Harvey. The city of 55,000, also known as Energy City, is responsible for 6.3% of American oil refining through several […]


Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Delaware Wants In on the US Offshore Wind Market

October 18, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Delaware is ready to rejoin the U.S. offshore wind race. On August 28, Governor John Carney signed an executive order establishing an Offshore Wind Working Group. The working group is to submit a report to the governor by December 15 […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

CleanChoice Energy Launches New York City Office

October 18, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company providing 100% clean electricity to customers across the country, announced it has opened a Manhattan office to develop new solar software and clean technological innovations. The new […]


News and Policies, State

NRG Stops Plan for California Gas Plant

October 17, 2017

Via: Power Magazine

NRG Energy has stopped development of a proposed natural gas plant in Oxnard, California, after two state regulators earlier this month recommended the California Energy Commission (CEC) reject the project. NRG on October 16 asked the CEC to suspend its […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

460 MW Texas Mega Solar Farm Projects Offered to Investors

October 13, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Everything is bigger in Texas, and the Solar Farms that Innovative Solar Systems, LLC (ISS), is developing in TX are no exception. The Utility Scale Solar Farm projects being sold in this portfolio […]


News and Policies, State

California Law Will Streamline Permitting for Distributed Energy Storage

October 9, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

California is on the cusp of a dramatic jump in deploying cost-saving, climate-solving technology in the form of customer-sited energy storage, but the industry needs help cutting red tape that keeps the cost of the technology unnecessarily high for customers. […]


News and Policies, State

Facebook will invest $1 billion in Virginia to build data center and ‘multiple’ solar facilities

October 6, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that Facebook is set to invest over $1 billion in the U.S. state. The tech giant will invest $750 million to construct a 970,000 square foot data center in Henrico County. In addition, it […]


News and Policies, State

Garbage From Irma Will Fuel Florida’s Power Grid

October 2, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

When it comes to garbage, geography is destiny. Look at Texas and Florida, recovering from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Homeowners and businesses not incapacitated by the storm have begun the arduous and emotional work of separating destroyed possessions and materials […]


News and Policies, State

San Francisco Becomes First Major U.S. City to Sue Fossil Fuel Industry Over Costs of Climate Change

October 2, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

San Francisco and Oakland are suing Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, BP and Royal Dutch Shell—the five biggest investor-owned fossil fuel producers in the world—over the costs of climate change. The two Californian cities join the counties of Marin, San Mateo and […]


News and Policies, State

Philadelphia to Use 100% Renewable Energy to Power City Properties by 2030

September 28, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Officials in Philadelphia have announced plans to use 100% renewable energy to power city properties by 2030, along with goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions from buildings and reduce energy use from the built environment. The Municipal Energy Master Plan […]


News and Policies, State

St. Lawrence University to Use $112,000 of NYSERDA Funding on Energy Master Plan

September 20, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

St. Lawrence University has announced it will use $112,000 of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) funding to create the school’s first energy master plan. The private, liberal arts college in Saint Lawrence County, New York, hopes […]


News and Policies, State

In Southern California Gas Plant Debate, Solar+Storage Could Be the Winner

September 14, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

Solar power is becoming competitive with natural gas — and is already cheaper than new fossil fuel capacity in many countries. Add storage to the mix, and the costs come down even more. That’s what the Clean Coalition has found […]


News and Policies, State

Virginia Could Soon Have More Than 2,500 MW of Solar. We Just Need Customers

September 13, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

A review of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality website reveals developers have at least started the permitting process for 64 solar farms across 40 jurisdictions, representing over 2,400 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity. This includes projects that are already […]


News and Policies, State

Dominion Energy Ohio – Dominion Energy Offers $110,000 in Community Impact Awards

September 7, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Dominion Energy Ohio and the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation will award $110,000 in unrestricted grants to area non-profits that have made a difference in the communities the company serves. The grants are offered through the 23rd annual Community Impact Awards […]


News and Policies, State

SolarWorld Americas supplies 14.2MW in PV panels for solar project in Nevada

September 1, 2017

Via: PV Resources

Crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer SolarWorld Americas announced Thursday that it has supplied 14.2MW of its solar panels for a project in Nevada that combines both complementary solar and geothermal power generation. The project at Patua, located about 40 miles east of […]