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5 things to watch for when Xcel Energy files plans with Minnesota regulators 1.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Xcel Energy will file its resource plan for the next 15 years with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Environmentalists, consumer advocates and others will be scrutinizing the details.
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Eskisehir, Turkey Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings 28.6.2019 WRI Stories
Eskisehir, Turkey Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings Comments|Add Comment|PrintEskişehir, Turkey. Photo by Kyle Laferriere A city without buildings is simply not a city. And yet when it comes to climate action, buildings tend to take a back seat to transport, energy production and industry. Making buildings more energy-efficient is the cheapest way to reduce emissions known to humankind and provides some of the greatest co-benefits for urban resilience, development and quality of life. Yet... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Eskişehir, Turkey, Leads on Energy-Efficient Buildings 28.6.2019 THE CITY FIX
A city without buildings is simply not a city. And yet when it comes to climate action, buildings tend to take a back seat to transport, energy production and industry. Making buildings more energy-efficient is the cheapest way to reduce ...
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Illinois’ Clean Energy Jobs Act taps power of energy efficiency 30.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Illinois’ Clean Energy Jobs Act taps power of energy efficiency
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Pennsylvania has cost-effective opportunities to reduce carbon pollution – new report 30.5.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
Six states could see significant opportunity and low costs if they put in place protections against carbon pollution from the electricity sector, according to a new report. The report, by Resources for the Future, looked at Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Michigan. It found that taking two steps – setting a binding, declining […]
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The unsung reliability hero of New England: Energy efficiency 20.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The unsung reliability hero of New England: Energy efficiency
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5 deep decarbonization trends in China’s industrial sector 16.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Electrification, carbon capture and hydrogen — oh my!
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Opponents of FirstEnergy bailout outnumber supporters 73-2. Here’s what they’re saying. 14.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Opponents of FirstEnergy bailout outnumber supporters 73-2. Here’s what they’re saying.
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What you need to know about the bold new building laws in New York and D.C. 14.5.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The cities are tackling their largest source of carbon emissions. Here are the key differences, and why they matter.
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The nature of energy resilience in the Roaring Fork Valley, Colorado 9.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
After a fire, a community comes together to identify seven possible solutions to stay resilient for future disasters.
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With no upfront costs, this innovative financing tool makes energy efficiency affordable to all 2.5.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
By rolling upgrade costs into monthly bills, utilities are helping customers save energy and money at the same time
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Nightmare on Capitol Square: New coal and nuclear bailout bill is a huge blow to Ohio’s clean energy economy 12.4.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Nightmare on Capitol Square: New coal and nuclear bailout bill is a huge blow to Ohio’s clean energy economy
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Report: 61,000 clean energy jobs in MN and counting 9.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Minnesota jobs in energy efficiency and renewable energy grew by nearly 5 percent in 2018, bringing total clean energy jobs to more than 61,000, according to a report released Tuesday at the State Capitol.
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Earth Hour: Landmarks in L.A. and around the world are going dark to promote energy conservation 31.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Los Angeles City Hall will be among several area landmarks to go dark Saturday night in observance of Earth Hour, an annual international event that is intended to promote energy conservation and support action on climate change.

The Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel, the Gateway pylons at LAX and...

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Electrification and efficiency: crafting an enduring relationship 21.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Electrification and efficiency: crafting an enduring relationship.
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The time for retailers to lead on energy-efficient light bulbs is now 19.3.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The time for retailers to lead on energy-efficient light bulbs is now
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5 energy policies Florida could embrace to add 135,000 jobs 19.3.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
From standards to codes to benchmarking, these programs could grow workforces and energy savings.
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A loan program was set up to boost energy efficiency. Instead, it's being used to build 'granny flats' 17.2.2019 LA Times: Commentary

As stories piled up of homeowners being smooth-talked into taking home improvement loans they couldn’t afford, defenders of the PACE program cited its safety features.

The loans could be used only for environmentally friendly and safety projects, they noted. And money couldn’t be issued until projects...

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Mpls. eyes new weapon in fight against climate change: energy disclosures 15.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Minneapolis City Council is expected to pass rules that would require landlords and sellers disclose energy efficiency information before people commit to buying or renting. The thinking is these rules will help make Minneapolis' affordable housing and climate change goals.
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Colorado energy director Will Toor to drive push toward renewables, electric vehicles 11.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
As the new executive director of the Colorado Energy office, Will Toor, plans to tackle Gov. Jared Polis' "bold goals" of increasing the use of renewable energy sources on the state's electric grid and getting more electric vehicles on the roads.
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