US Plans to Add Land in Western States to Expand Solar Energy Resources

Millions of acres of federal public land in five Western states, including Idaho, could be opened up to solar [...]

West Coast Legislators Are at a Solar Crossroad

The West Coast is in a transitional period for solar policy. Washington, Oregon and California statehouses are either fresh [...]

District of Columbia Council Unanimously Approves Bill for 50% Renewable Energy Mandate

The District of Columbia Council unanimously approved legislation (B21-650) to expand the District’s renewable energy target to 50% percent [...]

Remodeling: Solar Power Succeeds in Whatcom County, Washington State, Thanks to Metering Law, Incentives

When Dana Brandt started installing solar panels on homes in Bellingham nine years ago, people wondered what was next [...]

How Obama and Congress Could Find Common Ground on Energy

Despite divided government, the partisan impasse may be about to end on energy policy. The key lies in a [...]

Washington state plan expands renewable energy law

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire on Wednesday signed a bill that for the first time broadens the definition of renewable [...]

Washington: House sends Hatfield’s biomass bill to Gov. Gregoire

The state House on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a bill to include decades-old wood waste incinerators and boilers at pulp [...]

Wash. State Senate passes biomass bill

The Legacy Biomass Bill (SB 5575) has passed through the Washington State Senate with an overwhelming majority vote of [...]

Washington: Clallam Public Utility District gives nod on renewable-energy bills

The Clallam County Public Utility District has echoed an earlier signal that power providers shouldn’t have to buy expensive [...]

Washington: Varied bills introduced in session’s first week

In their first week of the legislative session, Southwest Washington lawmakers worked on bills that would amend the constitution [...]