State Goals, Policy Help Massachusetts Utilities Take Lead on Energy Efficiency

Utilities and efficiency advocates credit the state’s regulatory environment for a strong showing in a recent ranking. Ambitious state [...]

Madison County, NY Board of Supervisors to Consider New Local Law for Renewable Energy Projects

The Madison County (NY) Board of Supervisors will consider a new local law on a program that could bolster [...]

Hawaii’s On-Bill Financing Program Unlocks Energy Upgrades for the Masses

The Aloha State’s GEM$ program enables renters and low-income households to install solar and energy-saving equipment with no upfront [...]

How California Became Far More Energy-Efficient Than the Rest of the Country

It’s not about luck. It’s about smart policy. The Trump administration is currently attempting to stop California from setting [...]

Everything You Need to Know About California’s New Solar Roof Mandate

Is the requirement really cost-effective? Solar lease or purchase? Will new homes be net zero? And answers to other [...]

Could Scotland be 50% Renewable by 2030?

Despite grand ambitions, Scotland will not achieve 100% renewables generation by 2020, however experts believe it could still generate [...]

An Update on State-Level Clean Energy News From Around the Country

In the last few weeks, state-level stakeholders around the country have been busy reforming renewable portfolio standards, proposing changes [...]

President Obama to Make Energy Efficiency a Key Strategy to Tackle Climate Change

Today President Obama is announcing important new commitments and executive actions that represent major steps forward for energy efficiency. The White [...]

Many Witnesses Testify on Ohio Bill to Freeze Renewable Energy Standards

Ohio is one of the first states to consider setting aside the standards, and is nearing a decision. Many [...]

Advocates of Ohio’s Green-Energy Law Tally Savings

Programs led to consumer savings of $1 billion compared with costs of about $500 million. Energy-efficiency programs that could [...]