Tag: clean energy

Clean or sustainable energy is the form of energy obtained from non-exhaustible resources, such that the provision of this form of energy serves the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

Joint Statement regarding the Clean Power Plan By the Governors of Washington, Oregon, and California, and the Mayors of Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles

“As the governors of Washington, Oregon and California and the mayors of Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Oakland and Los Angeles, we speak today in support of the Clean Power Plan. We speak in unified opposition to the idea of any decision by the President to limit our region’s economic opportunities

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

A landfill can be like a baby: It is helpless to care for itself; while it’s growing, it eats all day; at night when resting, it must be protected from the elements; and it belches constantly. If you’re lucky, it won’t stir up much fuss. If you’re not lucky, the neighbors

Financing Solar and Energy Storage in Schools

Financing Solar and Energy Storage in Schools

Jason Coughlin, a solar analyst at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, was coauthor of a 2011 report, “Solar Schools Assessment and Implementation Project: Financing Options for Solar Installations on K–12 Schools.”

“Schools have continued to install solar using power purchase agreements (PPAs) and the trend is to continue seeing third-party installations,” says Coughlin.

Predicting the Effects of Trump’s Executive Orders

Predicting the Effects of Trump’s Executive Orders

Since President Trump’s inauguration in January, the energy industry has awaited a series of executive orders to review the Clean Power Plan and loosen restrictions on coal production. Those orders are expected to take place this week.

The President will most likely begin the process of eliminating the Clean Power Plan

Zero Energy Schools

Zero Energy Schools

Buildings account for nearly 40% of the nation’s energy use. Why does this matter? Because it means that while buildings are a big part of our energy challenge, they also have the potential to be a major part of the solution to a clean energy future. That’s why the US

Reader Profile: Monika Freyman

Reader Profile: Monika Freyman

Every day, Monika Freyman strives to more closely connect the scientific and financial fields as they relate to water. She serves as director of investor water initiatives at Ceres, a non-profit organization that works with leading companies, investors, public interest groups, policymakers, and other economic players to advance sustainable solutions

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

Transforming Landfills Into Resources

A landfill can be like a baby: It is helpless to care for itself; while it’s growing, it eats all day; at night when resting, it must be protected from the elements; and it belches constantly. If you’re lucky, it won’t stir up much fuss. If you’re not lucky, the neighbors

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Announce National Partnership on Commercial PACE Financing

Renovate America, Greenworks Lending Announce National Partnership on Commercial PACE Financing

PACE industry standard-bearers team up to offer financing for clean energy and efficiency improvements

Renovate America, the nation’s leading provider of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing, and Greenworks Lending, the nation’s most experienced commercial PACE financing team, today announced a national partnership to spur efficiency and renewable-energy investments on

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