Projects are already appearing in Massachusetts independent of the state’s grant program.
While Nevada’s effort to update its renewable portfolio standard has seen little opposition, the largest utility in Arizona is resisting the same measure.
Switching to an environmentally friendly community choice energy program will cost customers a bit more every month.
During Hurricane Florence, as in past storms, solar-power installations fared well.
Half of the 29 states with a renewable portfolio standard will reach their final target year by 2021.
Oil and gas production increased by nearly half in New Mexico over the past year, 29 percent in Texas and Colorado, and 19 percent in North Dakota and Oklahoma, according to federal figures as of June.
Four states have passed financial packages to help bolster nuclear plants.
COMMENTARY | Communities are leveraging savings from energy conservation improvements for maintenance and other needs.
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Still Rebuilding After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Hopes to Spur Critical Infrastructure Investment
Officials have outlined an ambitious set of P3 projects supporting electrical and water resilience, as well as economic development.
Proponents of the renewable energy hope the state’s next governor embraces new technology local universities are developing to advance the industry.
House Republicans are pushing a plan that would financially incentivize states to drill for oil and gas and punish those that don’t.
Companies simply can’t guarantee a catastrophic spill won’t occur jeopardizing the livelihoods of coastal communities, a new report says.
Critics of the mandate warn home prices will escalate.
"States joining California in this suit are part of a broader movement of states, cities, and businesses that are driving down emissions without any help from Washington.”
SolSmart’s 200 designees are located in 35 states and the District of Columbia, encompassing more than 59 million Americans.
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If you look at the number of hours customers lost access to electricity stemming from a single event, the disruption from Hurricane Maria has been massive.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Kansas City mayor decries sales tax cap plan … coding error leads to Mass. headache … new wildfires in Arizona … and historic changes coming to Vermont gun laws.
While bitcoin mining may not create many jobs, state officials and cryptocurrency advocates believe in the economic potential of the industries created through blockchain technology.
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