News

  • The Southern Environmental Law Center issued the following news release: Today, Governor McAuliffe is expected to outline his vision for a "New Economy of Virginia" through implementation of the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan.
  • Environment California issued the following news release: Dozens of California solar businesses issued a letter to the White House (http://www.environmentamerica.org/sites/environment/files/Solar%20Industry%20Leaders%20Letter.pdf) today, endorsing limits on carbon pollution from power plants and advocating that solar energy become a focal point of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan.
  • The Union of Concerned Scientists issued the following news release: States can cost-effectively produce nearly twice as much renewable electricity as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calculated they could under its Clean Power Plan, according to a proposal from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).
  • Environment America issued the following news release: A total of 540 solar industry leaders from hundreds of businesses issued a letter ( http://www.environmentamerica.org/sites/environment/files/Solar%20Industry%20Leaders%20Letter.pdf ) to the White House today, endorsing limits on carbon pollution from power plants and advocating that solar energy become a focal point of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $13,742 to Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, for a solar water disinfection project under the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3).
  • In July 2014, notification was received from the US Patent and Trademark Office that two patent applications relating to new solar energy techniques had been allowed, and were in a state for formal issue.
  • Stem, Inc., a leader in advanced energy technology, today announced it has teamed with Kyocera Solar Inc., a provider of innovative solar power solutions, to offer an integrated solar photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage solution for commercial power users.
  • The Idaho Public Utilities Commission issued the following news release: State regulators have adopted updated rates to be charged wind developers who sell energy to Idaho Power Company to account for the utility's expense of integrating the wind onto its distribution and transmission system.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Three student teams from Massachusetts are among five teams in New England chosen by the US Environmental Protection Agency to receive up to $15,000 each to pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative methods of addressing environmental challenges.
  • Gov. Nikki Haley and Attorney General Alan Wilson want the federal government to abandon a new environmental rule to protect streams and wetlands that harbor wildlife but which get in the way of development.