Tag: state policy

News and Policies, State

How Feed-In Tariffs Can Unleash Clean Local Energy and Obviate Polluting Gas Plants in California

January 18, 2018

Via: Energy Collective

California has an opportunity to replace polluting natural gas plants with clean local energy — and never build another new gas plant again. But the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) must require efficient market mechanisms to ensure this happens in […]

News and Policies, State

How Did Virginia Get So Far Behind on Energy Efficiency?

December 28, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

In the past year, numerous reports from research institutes, industry think tanks, and government entities have exposed Virginia’s poor energy efficiency performance. Considering the clear economic and environmental benefits that energy efficiency provides to Virginia’s businesses and residents, and in […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Solar Energy: Federal Trends to Watch

February 23, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

From renewable portfolio standards to net metering, solar energy progress has always been driven at the state level. Still, here are a few federal level trends to watch. 1. FERC Since the departure of Commissioner Norman Bay, the Federal Energy […]