Nevada Climbs to No.2 Nationally in New Solar Capacity

Today, there are 108 solar companies at work throughout the value chain in Nevada.

California Surges Ahead in Solar Capacity

Cracks 10,000 MW Mark

HISTORIC: Hawaii enacts nation's first 100% renewable energy requirement

Blue Planet Foundation led the campaign to pass the new law

Federal Government's 'Go Solar' Efforts Paying Dividends

This program, along with other initiatives nationwide, will help the federal government save more than $18 billion over the next 10 years.

Renewable Energy Targets Quadrupled Globally Since 2005, New IRENA Report Finds

164 countries worldwide have now adopted renewable energy targets

Study: U.S. could run entirely on renewable energy by 2050

A new study has mapped out a potential plan for the United States to completely transition to clean, renewable energy by 2050.
According to the research study leader Mark Z. Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford, the process would demand significant upfront costs, but over time would be roughly equal to the costs of maintaining the fossil fuel infrastructure currently in place.
“When you account for the health and climate costs – as well as the rising price of fossil fuels – wind, water and solar are half the cost of conventional systems,” Jacobson said. “A conversion of this scale would also create jobs, stabilize fuel prices, reduce pollution-related health problems and eliminate emissions from the United States. There is very little downside to a conversion, at least based on this science.”
Among the positives of switching to clean energy: reducing air pollution in the U.S. that is responsible for approximately 63,000 Americans each year, and eliminating greenhouse gases produced by fossil fuel that would cost the world approximately $3.3 trillion per year by 2050, per a report.

Fueled by Growth in Residential Solar, US Installs 1.3GW of PV in Q1 2015

Record-breaking snow couldn't slow residential solar's continued growth.


Strategies Include a Long-Term Public Commitment to Attract Investment to New York and Spur Development of Clean, Stable Power

Interior Department Approves First Solar Energy Zone Projects

Three Nevada Projects to Generate 440MW of Clean Energy; Streamlined Review Process Speeds Permitting

Renewable Energy Group Statement on EPA Proposed Renewable Fuel Volumes

"We believe this proposal leaves room to grow D4 (biomass-based diesel category) and D5 (general advanced biofuel category) final RVOs as REG and our industry continue to deliver increasing amounts of high-quality, cleaner and lower carbon advanced biofuel."

Conergy and DOE-Funded Demeter Launch PACE Lease in California

New Structure Makes Solar Accessible to Almost All Commercial Property Owners

DuPont Statement on the EPA's Proposed 2014 , 2015 and 2016 Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) Rule

DuPont issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed rulemaking

Illinois Renewable Energy Conference to Provide Information on State Legislative Proposals

The Illinois Renewable Energy Conference, held Thursday, July 16, at Illinois State University, will feature presentations on state energy policies and current legislative proposals.


--- Global policy uncertainty is one of the biggest obstacles to gaining the $48-53 trillion of investment needed to address climate challenges. --- Proactive engagement between climate negotiators and industry implementers will be essential to ensuring measures are deliverable and targeted. --- The World Energy Council Report calls for a stable and meaningful climate framework, guided by clear emissions targets and a flexible approach to the different needs of countries.

Pro-Solar Constitutional Amendment in Florida Gaining Momentum

Today, there are 234 megawatts (MW) of installed solar capacity in Florida - enough to power 27,000 homes - ranking the state 13th in the nation.

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