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Virginia Announces 420 MW Renewable Energy Agreement

Gov. Ralph Northam, D-Va., has announced an agreement for the Commonwealth of Virginia to purchase 420 MW of wind and solar energy.
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ACORE: Considerations For Designing A Federal, High-Penetration Renewable Energy Standard

In a new white paper released by the nonprofit American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the...

California Signs ‘Clean Power, Smart Power’ Bill Into Law

Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., has signed into law a bill designed to help California meet its electric grid reliability and climate change...

National Audubon Society Endorses Wind Energy

Often criticized for killing birds, wind energy is being endorsed by the National Audubon Society, which warns that two-thirds of North American...
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New Ad Campaign Calls On Senators, Trump To Support 100% Clean Energy Economy

The Sierra Club has launched a digital advertising campaign calling on five senators and President Donald Trump to address the climate crisis...

Brattle Study: New England Must Accelerate Clean Energy Additions To Meet GHG Goals

New England has committed to achieving at least an 80% reduction in greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. A new study prepared by economists at The...

Feds Give Thumbs-Up To MidAmerican’s Habitat Conservation Plan

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has determined that a habitat conservation plan proposed by MidAmerican Energy is the best solution...
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New Carbon Score Tool Covers 40,000 Wind And Solar Assets

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has announced a new initiative to increase the availability of standardized, climate-related data. In partnership with BloombergNEF...

Philadelphia Passes 100% Renewable Energy Resolution

Last week, the Philadelphia city council passed Resolution 190728, establishing a goal of 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050 or sooner.

Study Says Carbon Pricing Helps N.Y. Meet Clean Energy Goals More Effectively

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has released a new study claiming that carbon pricing will help New York meet its...