Electric Utility

The South West's First Solar Farm Is Connected

While the growth of rooftop solar is accelerating, the majority of Americans believe they cost too much to seriously consider. Their attitudes changed substantially after they were acquainted with solar leasing programs, according to a new survey from sustainability communications and consulting firm EnviroMedia. “It’s no surprise we found 70% of Americans perceived ‘cost’ was a barrier… Keep reading →

The EPA Proposes Stricter Standards For Smog Limit

The claims and counterclaims about EPA’s proposed carbon pollution standards have filled the air: It will boost nuclear. It will expand renewables. It promotes energy efficiency. It will kill coal. It changes everything. It accomplishes almost nothing. Evaluating the impact of the so-called Clean Power Plan requires a clear view of how the new rule will work.… Keep reading →