Louisiana has been very big at pushing forward on utilizing renewable energy end becoming more energy efficient. The state has had a number of programs, incentives, and other items to help assist the state’s residents in understanding the importance of clean technologies and how it can help create a more sustainable environment for future generations. (more…)
My dogs came in immediately when I called them tonight. The cookies I’ve recently begun serving up upon their return seem be making an impression. At last they see a reason to leave behind all the fun things to chase in the woods.
Yes, I’ve been slow to understand – or at least enact – the basic principle of reward as incentive. The same problem exists in the (more…)
Solar energy is the predominant source of alternative energy that the Middle East could try and exploit. Other sources such as wind, hydroelectric, thermal, and tidal energy cannot be supported or justified given the obvious constraints and limitations to make them work.
When one thinks of the Middle East, ‘Solar’ (more…)
On Thursday, December 16th, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) was scheduled to vote on two provisions that will affect current and future solar energy projects in the Coachella Valley. That vote is still delayed, and apparently will remain so until the end of the month.
Long Island has officially gone solar, and what a perfect climate and location for adding the cleanest, most renewable form of energy around.
Long Island has always had a unique microclimate, influenced by global winds and the Atlantic Ocean, and one capable of supporting vineyards and even tender fruits in certain areas.
If your electric rates are high, there is a silver lining. Chances are you live in a state that offers some of the greatest innovations and incentives for energy efficiency – or soon will. By taking advantage of these programs, you can reduce your bill.
Take a look at the chart below that I put together after reading the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s “2010 (more…)
Again East Coast states have won disproportionate recognition in a national analysis of energy efficiency programs, this time from the well-respected American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
ACEEE named five of the best state-led efficiency programs in a report issued Wednesday. Three of the five awards went (more…)
New Jersey passes law to encourage the development of 1,100 megawatts of new offshore wind energy capacity.
As the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm in Massachusetts fends off some last ditch legal challenges to become the first offshore wind farm in the U.S., New Jersey passed a law last week that would (more…)
While we’ve still got our eye on the prize of unleashing real solar market growth with the New York Solar Jobs Act, our work to improve New York’s existing PV incentive program keeps on truckin.