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South Carolina’s Energy Freedom Act - Solar Boom Expected

Energy Freedom Act

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

The number of solar installations in South Carolina may more than double in the next five years with the recent passing of the Solar Energy Freedom Act, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).  The new law is … more...

  Filed under: Energy

0 replies | 220 views | Posted on: 08/08/2019 | Last updated: 08/08/2019

Seattle City Light - Energy Efficiency as a Service, August 29, 9:30-11:30am, Seattle, WA

Energy Efficiency

by Gina Pryciak Student

Please join Seattle City Light for a free event where you will be walked through the program details of the new Energy Efficiency as a Service (EEaS) pilot and have the opportunity to ask any questions you might have. There is still ti… more...

  Filed under: Energy

0 replies | 195 views | Posted on: 08/04/2019 | Last updated: 08/06/2019

Summer Electricity Demand – “Shave the Peak” to Save Money and Help the Environment!

Massachusetts,Reduce Electricity,Shave the peak

by AbbieKnight

Reducing Electricity Usage from 5pm to 8pm can Make a Big Difference - Sign Up for Alerts! Due to high summer temperatures in Massachusetts, there is a high demand for electricity especially within the hours 5pm and 8pm. On days where … more...

  Filed under: Energy

1 replies | 657 views | Posted on: 07/23/2019 | Last updated: 07/23/2019

Going Green: Homes with Solar Panels Sell for 4.1% More

Solar Energy,Zillow

by ella.nielsen44 Student

Zilllow, a leading online real estate database company has recently been helping owners understand the benefits and potential of having solar panels on their home. A new Zillow analysis study demonstrated that homes with solar-energy system… more...

  Filed under: Energy

0 replies | 1480 views | Posted on: 06/18/2019 | Last updated: 06/19/2019

Circularity - June 18, Minneapolis, MN

Circular Economy

by ella.nielsen44 Student

The Circularity 19 Summit: Packaging and Brand Integrity is a half-day working session focused on helping consumer-facing brands and their supply-chain partners make the transition to a circular economy without jeopardizing custom… more...

  Filed under: Energy

0 replies | 44 views | Posted on: 06/12/2019 | Last updated: 06/12/2019

Grand Rapids Clean Energy Forum, June 28, 10am-3pm, Grand Rapids, MI

clean energy,Renewable Energy

by Gina Pryciak Student

Join an array of local partners on June 28 for a Grand Rapids Clean Energy Forum to elevate voices in the clean energy movement. At this forum, there will be an open and honest discussion on the current status of renewable energy in… more...

  Filed under: Energy

0 replies | 507 views | Posted on: 06/05/2019 | Last updated: 06/05/2019

Saving Energy with Daylighting Design

Energy Conservation,Daylighting

by GreenCE Sustainable Design and Construction

In a previous five-part series, Climate Change: It’s All About the Straws, Isn’t it?, I explored the five main things that are effecting climate change, according to Bill Gates. He lists electricity (25%), agriculture (24%)… more...

  Filed under: Energy

0 replies | 2365 views | Posted on: 03/25/2019 | Last updated: 03/25/2019

NFMT - Energy and Utilities Management, March 26-28, Baltimore, MD

Energy,Energy Efficiency,Utilities

by ella.nielsen44 Student

Energy and Utility Management is geared towards operating your facilities with a best practices in utility management including cost savings, environmental stewardship and federal or local regulations. Topics in this track include energy ma… more...

  Filed under: Energy

0 replies | 799 views | Posted on: 03/03/2019 | Last updated: 03/03/2019

Former Massachusetts Coal-Fired Power Plant Now Solar Farm

Solar Energy,Solar Power

by AbbieKnight

The Mount Tom Station coal-fired power plant was run in Holyoke, MA for more than 50 years. The plant generated energy for the city, but was also held accountable for resident’s health problems. In 2009, the plant was no longer profit… more...

  Filed under: Energy

0 replies | 2457 views | Posted on: 02/21/2019 | Last updated: 02/24/2019

Webinar - Energy Democracy,Thursday, February 21, 12-1pm EST

ASHRAE NH

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

In this webinar, author Craig Morris will be speaking about energy policy and how it affects our daily lives. Power generation began with small local power facilities, often owned by the local municipality. Today, our power is provided by l… more...

  Filed under: Energy

0 replies | 2554 views | Posted on: 02/07/2019 | Last updated: 02/08/2019

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