Energy & Climate Action News

ClimateProgress - August 26, 2015

In a move that shocked both industry observers and grassroots clean energy advocates, the Public Service Commission of Washington, D.C. 

The Washington Post - August 26, 2015

Earlier this year, home energy received its biggest jolt since rooftop solar when Tesla Motors announced a home battery dubbed the Powerwall.

The White House - August 24, 2015

President Obama is committed to taking responsible steps to address climate change, promote clean energy and energy efficiency, drive innovation, and ensure a cleaner, more stable environment for future generations.

Vox - August 04, 2015

It's easy enough to describe the very basics of the Clean Power Plan, President Obama's sweeping new policy to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions from Americ

Vox - July 29, 2015

Most people don't give too much thought to where their electricity comes from. Flip a switch, and the lights go on. That's all. The origins of that energy, or how it actually got into our homes, is generally hidden from view.

San Mateo Daily Journal - July 27, 2015

Easing homeowners’ ability to go solar by expediting the permitting process and potentially waiving fees is the goal of two local cities seeking to reduce greenhouse gases while adhering to state mandates.

Triple Pundit - July 10, 2015

What’s the formula for building a green city? Energy experts in Burlington, Vermont, chipped away at the solution for over a decade and recently crossed the finish line — announcing the city’s achievement of 100 percent renewable energy.

Energy Manager Today - June 05, 2015

Sustainable building design certifications have not delivered much in terms of protecting and enhancing building values over the long term, according to a study (link is external) conducted by Underwriters Laboratories.

Energy Manager Today - June 04, 2015

According to Noesis and based on data from more than 1,300 projects on the Noesis platform, lighting is the most common energy upgrade for commercial building owners.

Grist - June 04, 2015

Keeping an eye on your own energy use is the “duh” approach to a smorgasbord of environmental problems, up to and including climate change.