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Netting Zero: Making 2021 the Year We Break Fossil Fuel Addiction

Netting Zero: Making 2021 the Year We Break Fossil Fuel Addiction

The Covid-19 crisis collapsed demand for energy, causing record drops in fossil fuel emissions in 2020. But as the world looks toward recovery, can this shock be seized to break the global addiction to fossil fuels, or will the “new […]

Announcement of Webinar on January 14

Supporting Rural Communities with State Energy Efficiency Policy

Date and time: Thursday, January 14, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

State energy efficiency policies are a key tool for delivering energy savings to rural communities across the country. State regulators and policymakers are using a variety of […]

January 7 Green Energy News

Headline News:

“East Bay Community Energy Aims For 100% Clean Energy By 2030” • East Bay Community Energy committed to providing nearly 1.7 million local customers with 100% renewable energy in the next decade, 15 years ahead of California’s target date. EBCE is one of the largest US electricity providers to commit to 100% renewables […]

Solicitation for Applications to USDA Rural Energy Savings Program

USDA Invites Applications for Loans Under the Rural Energy Savings Program

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today invited applications from utilities to help rural families and small businesses make cost-saving energy efficiency improvements.

USDA is making funding available under the […]

Governors join 12/16 webinar on 2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

 

2020 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Date and time: Wednesday, December 16, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Which states are doing the most to save energy and which are falling behind? And how has COVID-19 and the resulting recession affected their efforts? In a comprehensive ranking of 32 metrics in five […]

Wed, Dec 9: National & Vermont State Leaders on Energy Equity and Recovery

Dec 9 Conference Assesses Paths to Equitable Access to Clean Energy and Role of Clean Energy in Economic Recovery

In partnership with the Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (VECAN), Renewable Energy Vermont convenes the final, virtual session of REV2020 at 9:00 am on Wednesday, December 9th. Business leaders, policy makers, community […]

Groups Urge Biden to Use Existing Authorities to Cut Energy Waste, Carbon from Buildings

New ACEEE briefs give detailed recommendations for manufactured and federally backed housing, federal buildings

In a Biden administration, half a dozen federal agencies should use their authority under existing laws to create jobs, reduce consumers’ utility bills, and mitigate climate change by reducing energy waste from homes and buildings, a […]

SUN DAY Campaign News

Washington DC – According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data just released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) have dominated new U.S. electrical generating capacity additions in the first nine months of 2020.

Combined, they accounted for nearly two-thirds ( 64.1%) […]

Apply for BTO’s E-ROBOT American-Made Buildings Prize

 

DOE Announces American-Made Buildings Prize Today, the U.S. Department of Energy released up to $5 million for its first-ever American-Made Buildings Prize on Envelope Retrofit Opportunities for Building Optimization Technologies (E-ROBOT). The E-ROBOT Prize will open new opportunities for the buildings and construction workforce by incentivizing the development of advanced robotics capabilities and […]

EPA: Communities, Energy and Climate Monthly e-Update

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