Prison Captures $33 Million in Energy, Water Savings with ESPC

Prison Captures $33 Million in Energy, Water Savings with ESPC

A prison in Illinois will benefit from more than $33 million in energy and water savings thanks to an energy savings performance contract (ESPC); the ESPC project is expected to reduce energy consumption by 53% across 13 main buildings, leading to significant reductions in utility and … Read more…

Milwaukee Developer Finds Benefits in PACE Financing

Milwaukee Developer Finds Benefits in PACE Financing

A Wisconsin developer is upgrading an outdated building with energy efficient features thanks to funding from the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) initiative. Developer Juli Kaufmann has installed an energy efficient furnace, a more efficient water heater, upgraded windows, LED lighting, more insulation and a … Read more…

Energy Services Performance Contract to Save Army Base $92M

Energy Services Performance Contract to Save Army Base $92M

The Fort Riley Army Post in Kansas expects to save $92 million in energy costs over the next 22 years with 15 new energy conservation measures it plans to implement. Fort Riley, expecting to reduce energy use by 25% by 2025, is expanding and upgrading … Read more…

Trinity College to Install Fuel Cell Power Plant, Save 30% in Energy, Prep for Future Micro-grid

Trinity College to Install Fuel Cell Power Plant, Save 30% in Energy, Prep for Future Micro-grid

Trinity College in Hartford, CT, is the latest institute of higher learning to ensure a steady and reliable source of power while saving on energy costs and reducing CO2. The college expects to save about 30% in energy costs per year with the installation of a … Read more…

Oregon’s Senator Wyden Proposes ‘Clean Energy for America’ Tax Credits

Oregon’s Senator Wyden Proposes ‘Clean Energy for America’ Tax Credits

Senate Finance Committee Ranking Democrat Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and his colleagues introduced a Clean Energy for America Act on May 5 that includes technology-neutral tax credits for domestic production of clean electricity and clean transportation fuel, as well as performance-based tax incentives for energy-efficient homes and office buildings. These credits are open to all resources, including fossil fuels that capture carbon or make efficiency improvements.

US Navy Submarine Base Signs PPA for Two Fuel Cell Plants

US Navy Submarine Base Signs PPA for Two Fuel Cell Plants

The US Navy’s submarine base in Groton, CT, will soon have long-term power supplied by two power plants from FuelCell Energy. The energy company is working with the submarine base via a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Connecticut Municipal Electric Cooperative, which in turn … Read more…

HB 187 in Louisiana Would Mandate Payment of ‘Outstanding’ Solar Energy Tax Credits

HB 187 in Louisiana Would Mandate Payment of ‘Outstanding’ Solar Energy Tax Credits

The Louisiana State Committee on Ways and Means moved on May 1 to fix one of its “broken promises” by unanimously passing a bill to pay solar energy systems tax credits still owed before the legislature put a cap on the program last June.

Something New Is Brewing at Starbucks: A North Carolina Solar Farm

Something New Is Brewing at Starbucks: A North Carolina Solar Farm

Every Friday, members of Starbucks Treasury and Facilities teams at Seattle-based Starbucks set aside time to watch video footage taken by a drone flying over a 260-acre construction site on what was formerly a brownfield in Robeson County, North Carolina. They are monitoring the progress of NC-47, a sprawling solar farm that Starbucks says it has invested in as part of “a new phase in the company’s commitment to renewable energy.”

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