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In June, the EPA published the Clean Power Plan to regulate emissions from existing stationary sources. When Dan Lashof and David Weiskopf at NextGen Climate America reviewed the proposal they noticed a potential loophole called leakage and enlisted the help of RMI to better understand the implications this could have on the final impact of the rule.
Palo Alto (pop. 66,000), the heart of Silicon Valley and regional birthplace of Google, is eyeing today’s version of reaching the moon—becoming the first carbon-neutral city in the United States.
Given the uncertainty surrounding the future of the electricity system in the U.P., now is the perfect opportunity for the region to transform its energy system in a way that is beneficial to all.
Creating a sustainable long-term distributed photovoltaic (DPV) market will require aligning the interests of utilities, solar companies, technology providers, and customers. Read our latest report diving deep into how this can be done.
Colleges and universities have always been focal points of change. During the last few years, a few of these institutions have begun to lead in an entirely new area—renewable energy.