The U.S. Department of the Interior and Department of Defense, in partnership with other federal agencies, this week announced several major renewable-energy initiatives: Permitting will be accelerated for seven large private projects on federal lands in Arizona, California, Nevada and Wyoming, including the first major development on tribal land. Projects total 5 gigawatts. The Department [...]
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick last week signed S. 2395, extending long-term contracts between the utilities and renewable energy companies and raising the cap on net metering to 3 percent for both public and private projects. A company transitioning a coal-fired power plant to natural gas can now qualify for long-term contracts, providing the site is [...]
The Local Living Venture’s Green Home & Garden Tours will be held on October 13, 2012 from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM and hosted by the Sustainable Living Project.
By Ben Santarris Head of Corporate Communications SolarWorld Industries of America, Inc. From 2008 to 2011, SolarWorld Industries America Inc. debated whether to bring trade cases against the Chinese solar industry. The company had 35 years of experience developing U.S. solar manufacturing. However, it had no experience fighting trade cases. In fact, no one had [...]
On August 6th, an enormous fire broke out at a Chevron Refinery in San Francisco.
Call for Participation: ASES National Solar Conference in Baltimore, Maryland – April 16-19, 2013.