The 2018 General Assembly session kicked off this week and things are (not surprisingly) moving pretty quickly. We will be updating our legislation page each Friday with updates of the week’s activities.
VAEEC’s Policy Committee met this week to discuss … Read the rest
Enter the search term “100% renewable energy” into Google and you will find fierce debate. Is the possibility of 100-percent-renewable energy a myth? Or is the world already close to achieving this goal?
This debate tends to underemphasize energy efficiency. … Read the rest
The antique-style lamps that are fast becoming a design necessity for retro bars, hip restaurants and chic homes from New York to London are helping to save the Earth—and keep people buying.
The old-fashioned bulbs, which look like the inefficient incandescent technology patented … Read the rest
For most of the United States, this is going to be a frigid winter. With temperatures on the East Coast registering, in some places, colder than Mars, and areas in the south getting snow for the first time … Read the rest
Extreme cold weather from the “bomb cyclone” is affecting a large swath of the country this week from the South through the Northeast. More energy than usual is needed to heat homes, and in regions where many houses and residential … Read the rest
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced today the release of two documents designed to spur investment in commercial solar projects.
The first document is a contract that combines the benefits of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) … Read the rest
In an advance State of the State proposal released yesterday, Governor Cuomo committedto proposing “a comprehensive and far reaching energy efficiency initiative by Earth Day, April 22,” including a new 2025 energy efficiency savings target. This promise is an … Read the rest
When it comes to the interrelated topics of climate change and the country’s energy resources, politics tend to generate the big headlines. However, innovation and corporate initiatives provide for countless untold positive news stories about energy optimization, improved bottom lines … Read the rest
It may not have gotten a lot of attention yet outside the wonky world of energy efficiency.
But within that world, concerns are mounting that one of the key parts of the Trump administration’s deregulatory agenda may involve the Energy Department’s… Read the rest
At the North American Climate Summit this month in Chicago, city officials from several countries recognized energy efficiency as an important emissions reduction strategy. Many described how they are making it part of their climate action plans.
The summit brought … Read the rest