Using Electricity for Heat Creates Massive Carbon Reductions, RMI Finds

Using Electricity for Heat Creates Massive Carbon Reductions, RMI Finds

Businesses and homes that use electricity for heat instead of fossil fuels can avoid 10% of US carbon emissions, a new report from the Rocky Mountain Institute found.

States Scrutinize Solar Incentives as PV Proliferates

States Scrutinize Solar Incentives as PV Proliferates

Many states are re-examining the scope and methods surrounding their solar incentives programs, says a new analysis prepared for the Consumer Energy Alliance.

Hawaii Passes Nation’s Most Ambitious Carbon Neutrality Goal

Hawaii Passes Nation’s Most Ambitious Carbon Neutrality Goal

Hawaii’s legislature passed two bills this week setting the state on a course for becoming carbon neutral by 2045 — the most ambitious goal of its kind in the country. The bills are likely to become signed into law by the governor, and include establishing … Read more…

Renewable Natural Gas Production Facilities Grow by 85% in Four Years

Renewable Natural Gas Production Facilities Grow by 85% in Four Years

A new map and project database show at least 76 operational renewable natural gas production facilities in the United States and Canada now. That represents an 85% growth from the 41 projects built by 2014, says the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas. The RNG Coalition, … Read more…

American Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Exploding, BRC Reports

American Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Exploding, BRC Reports

Corporate renewable energy procurement has grown and diversified rapidly in the past decade, the Business Renewables Center reported in a new State of the Market Update published this week.

Trump Wants To Cut Clean Energy Research Budget by 72%

Trump Wants To Cut Clean Energy Research Budget by 72%

Draft budget documents show that the Trump Administration is preparing to ask Congress to slash 2019 funding for clean energy research by 72%, the Washington Post reported. Trump wants to cut the budget for the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) … Read more…

Study: Wind Availability To Shift Away From the United States

Study: Wind Availability To Shift Away From the United States

Researchers from the University of Colorado published a new study this week showing that GHG emissions are shifting wind energy resources from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere, Wired reported. For companies in the north banking on renewables, this could drastically affect future wind … Read more…

US K-12 Schools Turn To Solar for Bigger Savings

US K-12 Schools Turn To Solar for Bigger Savings

A new study shows that the number of K-12 schools in the United States powered by solar has been increasing over the past three years — and leading to bigger savings. “Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in US Schools” from the Solar Energy Industries … Read more…

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