California SB-100 Would Mandate 100% Renewable Energy by 2045

California SB-100 Would Mandate 100% Renewable Energy by 2045

On May 1, California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) on introduced an amended version of Senate Bill 100, The California Clean Energy Act of 2017, in the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee, which would put the Golden State on the path to 100 percent clean, renewable energy by 2045.

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.

Minnesota Capitol Complex to Use 33% Renewably Sourced Base Energy

Minnesota Capitol Complex to Use 33% Renewably Sourced Base Energy

Beginning May 16, through a pilot program between Minnesota and Xcel Energy, 33 percent of the base energy used at the State Capitol Complex in St. Paul will come from renewable sources.

Bank of America Joins Energy Commission Calling for $15 Trillion in Energy Cuts

Bank of America Joins Energy Commission Calling for $15 Trillion in Energy Cuts

A diverse global group of executives in which former U.S. Vice President and environmental activist Al Gore plays a prominent role released a report on April 25, Better Energy, Greater Prosperity, calling for countries worldwide to spend close to $750 billion a year over the next two decades to boost green energy deployment and energy efficiency, according to the Daily Caller New Foundation.

Atlanta’s Utility Committee Passes 100% Renewables Resolution

Atlanta’s Utility Committee Passes 100% Renewables Resolution

Atlanta’s Utility Committee passed a resolution on April 25 that would commit the city to generating 100 percent of the electricity it uses from renewable energy resources and associated technologies by 2035. Municipal facilities would be mandated to convert to clean energy sooner –by 2025.

Walmart Aims to Wipe Out Supply Chain Emissions with Project Gigaton

Walmart Aims to Wipe Out Supply Chain Emissions with Project Gigaton

Walmart formally launched its Project Gigaton on April 19 – an initiative under which the discount retailer will provide an emissions reduction toolkit to a broad network of suppliers, focusing on areas such as manufacturing, materials, and use of products, with the goal of reducing carbon by 1 gigaton (1 billion tons) by 2030.

Microsoft Seals Deal with Puget Sound Energy to Buy Carbon-Neutral Power at Wholesale Prices

Microsoft Seals Deal with Puget Sound Energy to Buy Carbon-Neutral Power at Wholesale Prices

Puget Sound Energy that will enable the software giant to buy its own power directly from the open market at wholesale prices. The accord is subject to the approval of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission in the coming weeks, the Puget Sound Business Journal reported on April 13.

Albuquerque Commits $25M to Install Solar Rooftops on City Buildings

Albuquerque Commits $25M to Install Solar Rooftops on City Buildings

Albuquerque City Councilors Pat Davis (D-District 6) and Isaac Benton (Nonpartisan–District 2) announced on April 14 that the city –the largest in New Mexico, with a population of over 500,000 – has begun the process of deploying over $25 million worth of solar projects on the rooftops of municipal buildings.

Boeing Launches VC Division, Invests in Electric Airplane Developer

Boeing Launches VC Division, Invests in Electric Airplane Developer

Chicago-based aerospace company Boeing has formed a small venture-capital division called HorizonX to “turn new ideas and businesses into reality” – among them, a pioneering enterprise to develop a small hybrid-electric aircraft that would be suitable for regional consumer travel, “out to a thousand miles,” and that could be built “by the 2020s.”

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