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PACE Roundup: New York and Florida Offer $275M in Financing; Residential Bounces Back

July 10th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Commercial, Residential, Uncategorized

PACE Roundup: New York and Florida Offer $275M in Financing; Residential Bounces Back

As the volume of PACE loans grows, securitization becomes a possibility. From coast to coast, money continues to roll in for property-assessed clean energy loan programs. Florida’s PACE Funding Agency recently announced that $200 million is now available through its EVest Program for both residential and commercial projects. PACE programs allow investments in energy-efficiency retrofits [...]

N.Y. Cities Win Right to Ban Fracking, Oil Industry Loss

June 30th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Residential

N.Y. Cities Win Right to Ban Fracking, Oil Industry Loss

Photographer: Spencer Platt/Getty Images New York’s cities and towns can block hydraulic fracturing within their borders, the state’s highest court ruled, dealing a blow to an industry awaiting Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision on whether to uphold a six-year-old statewide moratorium. The case, closely watched by the energy industry, may invigorate local challenges to the practice [...]

The Northeast’s Cap-And-Trade System Just Had Its Most Successful Auction Ever

June 9th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Uncategorized

The Northeast’s Cap-And-Trade System Just Had Its Most Successful Auction Ever

RGGI States Since 2008, nine US states in the Northeast have had their own cap-and-trade system, known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). It works by placing a hard cap on the overall amount of carbon participants in the system can emit in a given year, then slices that cap up into permits — [...]

State Agencies And REDCs Are Now Accepting Consolidated Funding Applications; Deadline For Submissions Is June 16th At 4 P.M.

May 20th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

State Agencies And REDCs Are Now Accepting Consolidated Funding Applications; Deadline For Submissions Is June 16th At 4 P.M.

Up To $750 Million In Economic Development Resources Available From 12 State Agencies And More Than 30 Funding Programs On May 2nd Empire State Development (ESD) announced that the state is now accepting Consolidated Funding Applications (CFA) from businesses, municipalities, not-for-profits and the public for Round IV of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development [...]

TAG Mechanical Honored for Its Building Performance Role in Net-zero Skaneateles Village Hall

May 19th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Municipal, Renewable Energy

TAG Mechanical Honored for Its Building Performance Role in Net-zero Skaneateles Village Hall

Skaneateles Village Hall Solar PV System Syracuse, NY-based HVAC contracting firm TAG Mechanical Systems was named an honoree in the Central New York Business Journal’s “Time to Build” awards for providing mechanical systems including a renewable energy solar PV system for the Skaneateles Village Hall in Central New York. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 [...]

Danish Island Powered by Renewables is Creating Followers Worldwide

April 18th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential

Danish Island Powered by Renewables is Creating Followers Worldwide

Wind turbines off the coast of Samso At first glance, the small Danish island of Samso doesn’t look like a place that would attract international fame. With less than 4,000 inhabitants living on under 115 square kilometers of land, it’s not exactly a geopolitical player. But a visit to Samso reveals an island with outsized [...]

Feds to provide $4B in green energy support

April 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Renewable Energy, Residential, Uncategorized

Feds to provide $4B in green energy support

Thinkstock The Energy Department is opening up $4 billion in federal loan guarantees to projects that reduce or capture greenhouse gas emissions. The department issued its draft request for applications of renewable energy and energy efficient projects on Wednesday. The agency is looking for projects that will help advance electric grid integration with renewable sources, [...]

EPA Publishes 19th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

April 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Residential

EPA Publishes 19th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Mollie Lemon Communications Director, Green Power Partnership, US EPA Top Contributor  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 19th annual report of overall U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions today, showing a 3.4 percent decrease in 2012 from 2011. The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks, which is submitted annually to the Secretariat of [...]

Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come

March 31st, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Residential

Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst Is Yet to Come

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations group that periodically summarizes climate science, recently released a report that warns about the potentially devastating impacts of climate change.  The report explains about impacts the world is already experiencing due to climate change, such as melting ice caps, collapsing sea ice in the Arctic, water supplies coming [...]

Nature: Human Warming Now Pushing Entire Greenland Ice Sheet into the Ocean

March 20th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Challenge News, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal, Residential

Nature: Human Warming Now Pushing Entire Greenland Ice Sheet into the Ocean

Greenland — a vast store of ice three kilometers tall at its center and the final remnant of the Northern Hemisphere’s great glaciers of the last ice age has now begun what is likely an unstoppable rush to the sea. For according to a new report in Nature Climate Change, the last stable region of glacial [...]

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