February 19, 2016

February 18, 2016

February 17, 2016

17 U.S. Governors Make Renewable Energy, Climate Pledge

A bipartisan coalition of governors from 17 states recently pledged to expand renewable energy, improve energy efficiency and cut transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions.

The governors are from California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.

February 16, 2016

February 12, 2016

New Legal Hurdles for Cape Wind Project

Cape Wind, an ambitious offshore wind farm slated for Massachusetts' coastal waters, has run into a potential new legal roadblock. According to federal officials, the project poses a potential threat to migratory birds.

February 11, 2016

February 10, 2016

California Added 20,000 New Solar Jobs in 2015

More than 20,000 solar jobs were added in California last year, according to a new industry report.

"Solar power is a bright spot in California's economy, bringing jobs and economic development to every corner of the state," Bernadette Del Chiaro, executive director of the state's solar association, told the Los Angeles Times.

February 9, 2016

Alberta's $3.6 Million Solar Push

There's now a $3.6 million fund in Alberta devoted to setting up solar projects for both the government and agricultural sector.

"We must take action at all levels in combatting climate change – federally, provincially and locally," Shannon Phillips, minister of environment and parks, said. "This investment will spur economic growth and help with the transition to cleaner sources of electricity, which will protect our health."

February 8, 2016

February 5, 2016

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