Clean Energy Policy

Expansion Of Clean Energy Policies Continues

"Boston By Balloon" Gives A Bird's Eye View Of The City

A law recently enacted by the Massachusetts legislature and signed by Governor Charlie Baker will increase the use of renewable fuels to produce electricity

Coal Shortage Causes Short Supply Of Power in China

A big part of President Trump’s agenda involves rolling back critical environmental protections. And yet, the issue that most people think won him the 2016 election is the economy. From coast to coast – and especially places in between – jobs were the most pressing concern for American voters. So Trump has promised he will… Keep reading →

Sun Blankets New York City, Ahead Of Cold Front Returning Despite Start Of Spring

The New York City Council has an excellent environmental track record, and I’m pleased to say that most recently it has passed a group of bills tackling energy efficiency in buildings, adding to its stellar standing. Mayor Bill de Blasio this week signed a package of laws developed by the City Council that address energy… Keep reading →

Renewable Energy Update – September 2016 #5

EPA Proposes New Limits On Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants

California Governor Jerry Brown on September 27 signed four new bills into law that will boost both behind-the-meter and utility energy storage capacity.

Here Comes The Sun: New CPUC Tariff Preserves Most Benefits For Rooftop Solar

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On January 28, 2016, the California Public Utilities Commission voted in a 3-2 decision to approve a new tariff that preserves net energy metering.

Renewable Energy Update – January 2016 #4

Congress Meets As Government Shutdown Looms

The Supreme Court sided with federal regulators last Monday, upholding a rule meant to incentivize efforts to reduce electricity demand.

German Summit On Electric Mobility

As any child of the ’80s knows, October 21, 2015 is “Back to the Future Day” – the day that the film’s protagonist, Marty McFly, travels to the future in his DeLorean. Though it would no doubt be useful to have access to flying cars (think of the traffic one could avoid), Californians are seeing… Keep reading →