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The White House is “Going Green” - Wednesday, September 4, 2013

The White House is “Going Green” by moving forward with solar panel installations.
A White House official confirmed to the Washington Post that installation had begun on fitting the President’s residence with solar panels; an effort the official said was “part of an energy retrofit that will improve the overall energy efficiency of the building.” The …Read More

Supporters of electric vehicles frequently discuss a not-too-distant future when plug-in cars become ubiquitous, with millions being driven by their owners on a daily basis.
However, many supporters fail to note that electric car owners will have to plug in their vehicle nearly every night for recharging purposes. Although an electric car is far better for …Read More

The demand for renewable resources increases as consumers become more green conscious. Their demand is creating pressure on utility companies to join the green movement by replacing conventional means of energy with clean energy resources such as solar and wind.
The government is helping to perpetuate the green movement by offering various incentives to consumers. For …Read More

Constellation, an Exelon company, is a leading competitive electric supplier of products and services for homes across the United States and Canada. Over the past two years, Constellation’s commercial and industrial customers have reduced their CO2 emissions by about 75,432 metric tons (or 166,299,142 lbs) through the energy company’s Efficiency Made …Read More

Wind farms now supply 5 percent of the electricity utilized by residents and small businesses in Chicago, Illinois. According to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, since the new aggregation program, those in Chicago are serving as an environmentally conscious model for other communities in Illinois.
Hundreds of cities and towns in have adopted aggregation, which allows them …Read More

Expansion of Solar Energy in New Jersey - Wednesday, June 26, 2013

With the extension of the Solar 4 All, an approved initiative by New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities, the state is about to see a major increase in solar energy. Public Service Gas & Electric Co. (PSE&G) will spend $440 million over the next three years while the state will have more oversight of the program including …Read More

Solar Installations Reach All-time High - Thursday, June 20, 2013

According to a report released by Greentech Media Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association, installations for photovoltaic and concentrating photovoltaic systems have increased 33 percent year-over-year to 729 megawatts (MW) during the first quarter of 2013 in the U.S.
Photovoltaic systems consist of solar panels, typically mounted on the roof, that absorb and convert sunlight …Read More

Improved Green Energy Options in Utah - Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Utah will now have new and improved options when selecting renewable energy. On May, 31, 2013, Intermountain Wind and Solar (IWS) announced upcoming plans to improve photovoltaic technologies. Through such improvements, users will benefit not only in costs but power efficiency.
Photovoltaic technologies (or systems) consist of solar panels or arrays, and balance of system components …Read More

After months of debate between lawmakers, Connecticut’s House passed a bill that would redefine how the state counts and categorizes clean energy on Tuesday. The Senate passed the bill earlier in May, which changed how energy sources qualify as “clean” in the state. This is significant for consumers and energy producers since the status of …Read More

Last month, the City of Evanston, Illinois chose Verde Energy, a leading retail electricity provider in the US and Canada, for its ongoing city-wide electricity aggregation program.
Evanston received bids from several retail electricity providers but chose Verde because of its low electricity rates and because it offered 100% renewable energy to the city. Starting in …Read More