Daily Archives: January 26, 2021

Corporations purchased record 24GW of renewables in 2020

By Joshua S Hill Despite the absurdity and mountain of adversity that was 2020, corporations around the globe purchased a record 23.7GW of clean energy. The post Corporations purchased record 24GW of renewables in 2020 appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Green Jobs Program Funders Aren’t Measuring the Right Kind of Success

By Bomee Jung Originally published here. To get green-collar jobs right, policy makers and funders need to start thinking of them as investments in careers rather than skills-building. Instead of measuring success by how many people graduate from training programs, we should measure how many stay and thrive in the clean energy field long-term. What’s…

Any Biden Climate Action Plan Must Focus on Renewables

By Kate Zerrenner Originally posted here. President Joe Biden has given every indication that his administration will take climate action seriously. And a majority of voting Americans agree with that, especially when it comes to advancing clean energy goals, according to a recent survey from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the George…

Companies call on Biden Administration to speed shift to zero-carbon power

By Richard Brooks Key takeaways from the linked article below:The companies call on the Biden Administration to:Leverage organized wholesale electricity markets for grid decarbonization by improving existing wholesale markets and expanding wholesale markets to achieve least-cost, efficient clean energy deployment.Decarbonize the grid through swift federal government action to harmonize and update the.. Click headline for…

SunPower bringing residential solar services to 7 more US markets

By Billy Ludt As demand for solar increases across the country, SunPower, a solar technology and energy services provider, is planning to expand its SunPower Residential Installation (SPRI) program this year. SunPower plans to launch SPRI presence in seven new markets across six states by the end of Q2 2021. SPRI lets local companies and…

Gov. Cuomo announces over $17 million for New York community clean energy efforts

By Kelsey Misbrener Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $17 million in funding and expanded high-impact actions under the state’s Clean Energy Communities program to help drive stronger community leadership to reduce harmful carbon emissions, expand assistance for disadvantaged areas and foster further investments in the growing clean energy economy. The program’s new Leadership Round…

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