New DC clean energy legislation introduced – In late July, DC councilmember Mary Cheh introduced the Clean Energy DC Act of 2018, which would require 100 percent of the electricity sold in the District to come from renewable sources by 2032.
From 2010 to 2016, the number of solar jobs in the United States nearly tripled (to more than 260,000). In 2016 alone, the solar industry grew 17 times faster than the U.S. economy. This month, Coach Dave focused on the state of solar jobs.
Groundswell will be working together with the Mohawk Group to unveil 10 Smartflower solar systems in communities around the country, providing financial savings and locally led economic opportunities to communities that need them most.
Solar power has just overtaken gas and wind as the largest source of new power in the county. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and GTM Research.
Brooklyn's UPROSE is leading efforts to address the region’s growing climate & economic resiliency needs. We spoke with city planner & UPROSE member Ryan Chavez to discuss why he thinks the initiative could provide a blueprint for other communities.