Solar jobs fell to 231,474 last year, their lowest level since 2015, in response to lockdowns that halted most residential and commercial installations last spring, according to a new study. | SEIARead More
The New England Women in Energy and the Environment recognized five industry leaders at its 10th annual awards gala. | NEWIEERead More
The Vermont Climate Council could reinterpret its statutory obligations to delay delivery of the state’s first climate action plan until early 2022. | Vermont Climate CouncilRead More
The U.S. offshore wind industry is experiencing new pressure to include minority/women-owned business enterprises in their immense supply chains. | Strum Contracting Co.Read More
Renewable energy became the largest source of electricity in Minnesota in 2020 at 29%, BloombergNEF reported last week. | BloombergNEFRead More
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association is lobbying Washington for direct-pay clean energy incentives and relief on refinancing debt. | NRECARead More
President Biden’s opening bid on the 2022 budget makes good on his promise to use a “whole of government” approach to address climate change. | © RTO Insider LLCRead More
President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan includes a 10-year extension of the ITC for solar and storage and a new Grid Deployment Authority at DOE. | © RTO InsiderRead More
The town of West Hartford, Conn., is struggling to bring diverse voices to its new all-volunteer Sustainability Advisory Group. | Sustainable West HartfordRead More
Implementing Virginia’s ambitious environmental justice goals could cost the state millions of dollars, according to a new report. | © RTO InsiderRead More
Speakers at two recent panels on diversity, equity and inclusion in renewable energy and clean tech discussed the progress those industries have made. | Atlantic CouncilRead More
Speed and social justice must be the watchwords of the global energy transition, a panel of experts said Tuesday.
A proposed Washington state tax on carbon emissions drew strong support from environmentalists & activists for low-income residents & communities of color. | State of WashingtonRead More
Massachusetts could be the first state to allow residents to donate their tax refunds to help developing nations build resilient communities. | ShutterstockRead More
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