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Discussions with tag 'Government Policy'

Has anyone else been getting calls about electricity going up 13%?

by Chelsea W. // Student

Over the past couple weeks, I keep getting calls to my home saying, "Your electricity will go up about 13% in the upcoming months due to new regulations promoting cleaner energy. However if you go sol…

Filed under: Government Policies

Related to: Energy,Government Policies,Government Agencies and Initiatives ,Safety

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Alt Energy,Government,Government Policy

0 replies | 1348 views | Posted on: 07/10/2015 | Last updated: 07/10/2015

Governor Cuomo announces Shared Renewables green energy program for NY

by Chelsea W. // Student

Last week Governor Cuomo announced a new energy program that gives more homeowners the ability to use renewable energy. This is a huge step in the right direction for NYers! After the disastrous effec…

Filed under: Government Policies

Related to: Government Agencies and Initiatives ,Safety

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Renewable Energy,New York,Government Policy

0 replies | 1268 views | Posted on: 07/27/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

Here's How NY Wants to Lead the Renewable Energy Revolution

by Chelsea W. // Student

An article by The Washington Post takes a closer look into what NY's plans are for becoming one of the leading states in what many call the "Renewable Energy Revolution". The solution: local micro pow…

Filed under: Government Policies

Related to: Sustainable Communities and Developments ,Safety

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Renewable Energy,New York,Government Policy

0 replies | 1238 views | Posted on: 07/27/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

EPA Methane Cut - New Regulations, and Resistance

by JackSawyer // Student

The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has recently finalized a new methane rule that will see heavy regulations implemented into the gas and oil sectors. Methane emissions, a greenhouse gas that t…

BREAKING NEWS: MA Senate Energized To PASS Omnibus Energy Bill

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Yesterday evening, in an unprecedented unanimous 39-0 vote, the Massachusetts Senate passed their version of the Omnibus energy bill. The bill requires utilities to solicit long-term contracts for at …

WEBINAR, JULY 12: Green Cities & Urban Development

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Cities account for over 70 percent of global energy use and 40 to 50 percent of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. Do you want to know what are the most cost-effective ways of reducing this using tod…

President Obama's Clean Energy Savings for All Plan

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

President Barack Obama made Environmental history on July 19th, as he announced a plan to bring more solar energy to American homes. The Clean Energy Savings for All Plan sets a monumental goal of bri…

Food Waste Progress: Key Companies Embracing“Ugly” Produce

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Food waste has become a major problem in the United States. According to the Natural Resources Defense Find, up to 40% of all food in the U.S. is tossed in the trash. Though some food is composted, mo…

VW and Vehicles Expo, December 6, Cocoa, FL

by abu417 // Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

An event focused on Florida's Volkswagen Mitigation Plan and alternative fuel vehicle technology.

About this Event:

  • Morning State Plan update and alt fuel technology sessions
  • Meet wit

Filed under: Trade Shows and Events

Related to: Transportation

Florida Green Building Group

Keywords: Government Policy,Florida,Electric Vehicles

0 replies | 1254 views | Posted on: 11/01/2019 | Last updated: 11/01/2019

Greenbiz 20, February 4-6, Scottsdale, AZ

by mkilmartin // Intern

GreenBiz 20 is the premier annual event for more than 1,500 sustainability leaders and practitioners — from the business world, government agencies, academia and NGOs — to connect and expl

Filed under: Events

Solar Energy and Green Building

Keywords: Green Building,Environmental Actvitism,Government Policy,Green Energy

0 replies | 1097 views | Posted on: 11/18/2019 | Last updated: 11/18/2019

Webinar: Climate Mobilization Act Primer, Presented by BEExNY March 16, 1 pm EST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Get informed on New York City climate legislation and its impact on buildings. Register now for the Climate Mobilization Act Primer, a one-hour seminar examining the basic principles of the Clima

Filed under: Government Agencies and Initiatives

New York Green Building Group

Keywords: Initiatives,Policy,Government Policy,Climate Mobilization Act

0 replies | 1029 views | Posted on: 02/03/2021 | Last updated: 02/04/2021

Free UK Webinar: Advancing Net Zero, April 29, 12 pm BST

by samanthaklein // Intern

Climate change is having devastating effects on our environment and it is clear that business as usual is no longer good enough and that fundamental changes are necessary. The government property prof

Filed under: Energy

UK Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Government Policy,Carbon,Net zero,built environment

0 replies | 1105 views | Posted on: 04/12/2021 | Last updated: 04/12/2021

Webinar: How to Become a Solar-Friendly Community Through SolSmart, October 8, 1 pm EDT

by samanthaklein // Intern

SolSmart is a national designation program that provides technical assistance and recognition to local governments who take action to promote solar energy growth. In this session, learn about the

Filed under: Sustainable Communities and Developments

Michigan Green Building

Keywords: Energy,Solar Energy,Government Policy,Community Solar

0 replies | 812 views | Posted on: 09/08/2021 | Last updated: 09/08/2021

Webinar: Leaders in Energy Circular Economy Working Group Meeting, September 28, 6 pm ET

by samanthaklein // Intern

Circular Economy Working Group meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of every month. The DC Circular Economy Working Group meets under Leaders in Energy and consists of individuals in

Filed under: Webinars

Keywords: Economy,Government Policy,Circular Economy

0 replies | 411 views | Posted on: 08/29/2022 | Last updated: 09/05/2022