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D.C. Mayor Signs Historic 100% Renewable Energy Bill

With the mayor’s signing of the Clean Energy D.C. Omnibus Act of 2018, Washington, D.C., has officially committed to transition to 100%...

Virginia Regulators OK APCo’s 100% Renewable Energy Offering

Virginia's State Corporation Commission (SCC) recently approved a proposal allowing Appalachian Power Co. (APCo) customers to voluntarily purchase electric energy provided 100%...

Keene, N.H., Commits To 100% Renewable Energy Goal

On Thursday, the city council of Keene, N.H., voted 14-1 to establish a goal of transitioning to 100% clean and renewable energy,...

Another Tax Proposal Looms Over Wyoming’s Wind Industry

Once again, a bill to hike up wind power taxes has been proposed in Wyoming.H.B.0096 - proposed last...

Cuomo Calls For Quadrupling New York’s Offshore Wind Goal

In his 2019 State of the State address on Tuesday, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo laid out ambitious new renewable energy...

Another Utah City Commits To 100% Clean Energy

On Tuesday night, Cottonwood Heights, a city in Salt Lake City County, Utah, committed to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy.

Study: Colorado, Rich With Wind And Solar Resources, Could Thrive Without Coal

A new report commissioned by clean energy developer Community Energy Inc. finds that replacing Colorado’s aging coal plants with a mix of...
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Pennsylvania Governor Announces Statewide Carbon-Reduction Initiative

Gov. Tom Wolf, D-Pa., has signed a new executive order establishing a statewide goal to reduce carbon pollution in Pennsylvania.

New Texas Power Pool Allows Public Entities To Use Aggregated Renewables

Texas Energy Aggregation, an independently owned electricity consultant, has announced the formation of the Texas Power Pool, a new power purchasing option...

NRCM Optimistic About Maine’s Clean Energy Future Under New Governor

On the eve of Janet Mills' inauguration as Maine's 75th governor, the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) is hopeful for the...

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