Pittsburgh and Philly Awarded Millions to Combat Climate Change

Bloomberg announces $2.5-million gifts to tackle climate change in Pittsburgh, Philly Written by Amy Sisk, stateimpact.npr.org, October 22, 2018 Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York who’s weighing a presidential bid in 2020, visited Pittsburgh and Philadelphia on Sunday to announce that both cities will receive up to $2.5 million to combat climate change. … Read more

USDA Invests $46 Million in Vermont’s Efficiency Programs

USDA Awards $46 Million to Boost Energy Efficiency in Vermont USDA, January 8, 2016. Image credit: Doug Kerr Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today awarded $46 million in assistance to the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC) to support energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements in rural areas across the state. USDA awarded VEIC $46 million in assistance … Read more

Three Solar Projects That Will Generate Up to 440 Megawatts of Energy

Interior Department Approves First Solar Energy Zone Projects Department of the Interior, June 1, 2015. Image credit: ClkerVectorFreeImages As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to cut carbon pollution and create clean energy jobs, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the approval of the first three solar energy projects to benefit … Read more

Hillary Clinton Backs Energy Efficiency at Clean Energy Summit

Hillary Clinton took center stage at the 7th annual National Clean Energy Summit last month in Las Vegas. The conference brings together economic and political minds to work through the policy agenda on energy efficiency and renewable sources.