Energy & Climate Action News
Most people don't give too much thought to where their electricity comes from. Flip a switch, and the lights go on. That's all. The origins of that energy, or how it actually got into our homes, is generally hidden from view.
Easing homeowners’ ability to go solar by expediting the permitting process and potentially waiving fees is the goal of two local cities seeking to reduce greenhouse gases while adhering to state mandates.
What’s the formula for building a green city? Energy experts in Burlington, Vermont, chipped away at the solution for over a decade and recently crossed the finish line — announcing the city’s achievement of 100 percent renewable energy.
Sustainable building design certifications have not delivered much in terms of protecting and enhancing building values over the long term, according to a study (link is external) conducted by Underwriters Laboratories.
Keeping an eye on your own energy use is the “duh” approach to a smorgasbord of environmental problems, up to and including climate change.
According to Noesis and based on data from more than 1,300 projects on the Noesis platform, lighting is the most common energy upgrade for commercial building owners.
Melbourne's entire tram network could be powered by solar if the state government gave a bold renewable energy proposal the green light.
Construction of the first windfarm off the south coast of England will begin early next year, it has been announced.
The 400-megawatt Rampion windfarm, situated eight miles from the Sussex coast, could power up to 300,000 homes and will cost £1.3bn.
Late Thursday, the glitzy electric car company Tesla Motors, run by billionaire Elon Musk, ceased to be just a car company.