Energy

Energy

  • Renewable Energy

    States Stepping Up Their Renewable Energy Agenda

    Despite the country pulling out of the Paris Climate Change Accord, States continue, with greater gusto, their effort  in transitioning into a low carbon America.

  • Renewable Standards Support Business

    Free Report: Standards diversify energy sources, lower wholesale electricity prices, create new jobs, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

  • US Military Takes Energy Efficiency Very Seriously

    US Military Takes Energy Efficiency Very Seriously

    New report on military micro and smart grids a guide for the many industries that benefit from making US bases secure.

  • Politics Trumps Planet

    Politics Trumps Planet

    The Paris Agreement is not a Hoax.  Business leaders and a preponderance of US citizens agree.

  • Iroquois Valley Farmland Partnership

    Iroquois Valley Farmland Partnership

    Iroquois Valley Farms are partnering with Main Street Project in their work to create social change through perma-culture. 

  • Waste is Only Waste if You Don't Use It

    Waste is Only Waste if You Don't Use It

    Most of us think of waste to energy as a small player in our overall energy mix. The Baltimore story shows that waste can be a key in a clean energy future.

  • The Revolution in Solar

    The Revolution in Solar

    Blockchain financing, storage, lowered prices, new technologies and designs are the new solar: affordable, hidden and always on.

  • Bufferzone: a Movie about People

    Bufferzone: a Movie about People

    As we struggle with an increasingly contentious political environment, a nonprofit, a rural town, elephants and rhinos, women entrepreneurs, park police, distributed electricity all work together. Stunning video, inspiring story.

  • Canada Cracks Down on Carbon Pricing

    Canada is falling short of its pledged carbon emission reductions in large part because of several of its provinces and territories are failing to implement carbon pricing systems. The Government of Canada has proposed implementing a carbon prices backstop in provinces and territories that are struggling to meet federal standards. Implementing this backstop  would effectively put a cap on carbon emissions in Canada’s provinces and create a national price for carbon. 

  • Bringing 19th Century Cities into the 21st Century

    Bringing 19th Century Cities into the 21st Century

    Municipalities are facing challenges never envisioned by their founders. Working with private contractors, they are cleaning water, reducing energy costs and  providing job training.

  • An Alternative America First Energy Plan

    An Alternative America First Energy Plan

    Kenneth Kramer argues that decarbonizing the economy is a key step for our future. He lists pressures that are driving change along with the opportunities in doing so.

  • Growing the Economy with Renewable Energy

    An increase in Massachusetts and Connecticut renewable energy could create as many as 43,000 jobs over a 12-year period across the region.