544 Views
Correction: Carbon Fee-Washington story
<h5>Jay Inslee speaks to people as he helps to gather signatures for a proposed initiative that would charge large industrial emitters a fee for their carbon emissions. Voters in Washington state will be asked this fall to do what state and federal leaders have been reluctant to: charge a direct fee on carbon pollution to fight climate change. <br/></h5><p><br/></p>
Sep 13, 2018
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California Passes Bill to Extend $800M in Incentives for Behind-the-Meter Batteries
<h5>SB 700 would extend the Self-Generation Incentive Program by about $166 million per year through 2023. The incentives should help add about 3,000 megawatts of behind-the-meter batteries to the state by 2026.<br/></h5>
Sep 06, 2018
529 Views
Jill Stein tells Sacha Baron Cohen's right-wing character she's a scientist 3 times debating a CIA plot to create climate change
<h5>Former presidential candidate Jill Stein was duped by Sacha Baron Cohen into debating climate change, specifically citing the ability to stir up the ocean to create a hurricane.<br/></h5>
Aug 20, 2018
998 Views
Terms of Service Violation
<h5>Residential-solar companies have been on a tear this year, thanks in part to renewable-energy critic Donald Trump.<br/></h5>
Aug 15, 2018
2308 Views
New Carbon Tax Bill Suggests a Future Republican Shift on Climate Change
<h5>On Thursday, July 19 <a href="http://thehill.com/homenews/house/397848-house-votes-to-disavow-carbon-tax" target="_blank">The Hill</a> reported that the Republican controlled Congress passed a non-binding resolution saying a tax on carbon-dioxide emissions &#34;would be detrimental to American families and businesses, and is not in the best interest of the United States.&#34;<br/></h5>
Jul 28, 2018
1538 Views
David v. Goliath: Power companies dwarf solar in lobbying fight over SC’s energy future
<h5>COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Deep-pocketed power companies outspent the solar industry nearly $3 to $1 as part of <a href="https://www.thestate.com/news/politics-government/article194556999.html" target="_self">an intensive lobbying effort</a> during an S.C. legislative session that included efforts to curb rooftop solar’s expansion in the state.</h5>
Jul 25, 2018
2558 Views
Electricity will cost more in Seattle next year
<div id="div-gpt-ad-medium_1" class="ad ad-medium" style="width: 300px;float: right;font-size: 16px;"><div id="google_ads_iframe_/9911740/kuow_medium_1_0__container__"></div></div><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><h5>Electric bills are going up in Seattle. The Seattle City Council has approved a plan that will drive up rates for Seattle City Light customers an average of 4.5 percent a year for the next six years, starting with a 5.8 percent jump in 2019.</h5></div></div></div>
Jul 11, 2018
2030 Views
Tesla gets green light to create the world’s largest virtual solar plant in South Australia
<h5>The government of South Australia, which changed hands after an election this March, just announced that it would move forward with the previous regime’s agreement with Tesla to install solar panels on 1,100 houses, <a href="http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-24/tesla-battery-plan-gets-green-light-from-sa-liberals/9794486" target="_blank">according to ABC</a>. The original deal – to create what’s being called the world’s largest virtual power plant</h5>
Jun 04, 2018
2251 Views
Trump’s Solar Tariffs Get Hit With a Wave of Legal Challenges
<h5>Three Canadian solar companies are suing the administration, while at least five U.S. trading partners have launched complaints at the WTO.<br/></h5>
Feb 20, 2018
1897 Views
Paris officially says it's phasing out all non-electric cars
<h5>Parisian officials have announced plans to completely phase out usage of fossil fuel-powered cars by 2030. The entire nation will follow with its own restriction in 2040.<br/></h5>
Oct 13, 2017
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