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Stakeholders Gather to Discuss How Time-Variant Electricity Pricing Can Work in New York

By Beia SpillerLast week, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) co-hosted a successful forum on residential time-variant electricity pricing – which allows customers to pay different prices for electricity depending on when it is used – within the...

Posted April 18, 2015    

4 Ways to Invest in the Low-Carbon Economy

By Peter SopherCitigroup Inc. recently pledged $100 billion for lending, investing, and facilitating deals related to sustainability, renewable energy,  and climate change mitigation. This is yet another sign that global capital markets are...

Posted April 17, 2015    

Clean Energy Legislation in the Heartland Promises Jobs

By Dick MunsonSource: flickr/bobchin1941Clean energy advocates tend to maintain a bi-coastal focus. No doubt my California and New York colleagues often see their states as the bellwethers when it comes to new policy initiatives. But real innovation...

Posted April 9, 2015    

The Revolution will be Solarized

By Jorge MadridThere’s a clean energy revolution happening in California – and it has the potential to topple the old polluting forces while fighting climate change with the power of the sun.California is not only producing the most solar power in...

Posted April 7, 2015    

In North Carolina, Walmart and Other Corporate Giants Call for Clean Energy Choices

By Greg AndeckLeading national companies in North Carolina want more choice and competition when it comes to energy, including where it comes from and who they buy it from. That’s the message recently delivered to the North Carolina legislature in a...

Posted April 5, 2015    

Study Shows Progress On Methane Leaks, But Emissions Problems Remain

By N. Jonathan PeressThe most important takeaway from a study released recently by Washington State University (WSU) is that despite improvements, large amounts of methane continue to leak from the nation's local natural gas systems. Because...

Posted April 3, 2015    

Who Could Benefit Most from Fair Electricity Pricing? Low-Income Customers

By Rory ChristianThese are exciting times. New York’s ‘Reforming the Energy Vision’ (REV) has paved the way for change of unprecedented proportions. New York regulators are preparing the state for a future in which rooftop solar installations are...

Posted March 30, 2015    

Plant Closure Opportunity: Hitting Those Clean Energy Notes

By Larissa KoehlerSan Onofre Nuclear Generating Stations (SONGS) Photo source: Flickr/Jason HickeyWhen the door to one power plant closes, a window to more clean energy solutions opens.It may seem logical that once a power plant closes, another one...

Posted March 28, 2015    

Emerging Technologies Can Pave the Way for Time-Variant Electricity Pricing

By Ronny SandovalThe amount of energy we use at any given time is constantly changing. Lights are switched on and off by time of day – other appliances, such as air conditioners, might operate based on the season. In order to meet our dynamic energy...

Posted March 27, 2015    

Carbon Pollution Standards that Begin by 2020: Vital for Climate Security, Human Health

By Nicholas Bianco, Director of Regulatory Analysis and Strategic PartnershipsThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hard at work right now on the Clean Power Plan – the first ever national carbon pollution standards for power...

Posted March 26, 2015    

Ozone Pollution in the West: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

By Jon GoldsteinLong familiar in major urban areas, smog – what we experts call “ground-level ozone” pollution – is quickly becoming a serious problem in the rural mountain west, thanks to rapid expansion in oil and gas development. Smog serious...

Posted March 24, 2015    

Ohio Pressed Pause on Economic Growth When It Froze Its Clean Energy Standards

By Dick MunsonOhio shot itself in the foot last year and we’re only now learning just how bad the damage is.In May of 2014, the Ohio Legislature froze the state’s energy efficiency and renewable energy standards as a result of political pressure...

Posted March 22, 2015