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GHG Emissions  -  March 26, 2020

Delivery businesses cut emissions 11,000 tons with route optimization

A new report released this week concludes that more than 500 delivery businesses worldwide have collectively cut more than 11,000 tons of carbon emissions in 2019 through route optimization strategies.
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Solar  -  March 25, 2020

Va., N.C., S.C. public schools to receive solar for power, education

Sixteen public institutions in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina will be receiving solar panels through the expansion of Dominion Energy's Solar for Student Program.
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Regulation  -  March 25, 2020

Solar and storage falls under essential work in COVID-19 crisis, CALSSA says

The California Solar + Storage Association has concluded that solar energy and energy storage project construction is considered "essential work" under the guidelines released under the state’s COVID-19 Shelter in Place order.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 25, 2020

San Diego completes nation's first net zero archives building

The nation's first zero net energy archive facility was completed this week in San Diego by a team of California-based builders and architects.
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Commercial  -  March 24, 2020

UPS tests new electric vehicles for operational efficiency

UPS announced Wednesday that they have begun rounds of testing of new Gaussin electric vehicles that would be used to move semi-trailers and containers at their London Hub.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  March 24, 2020

Study finds need for increased grid flexibility as electrification grows

Wood Mackenzie recently released a new study that explores the increased need for flexibility in the power grid as renewable energy growth continues to take off.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 24, 2020

Maryland manufacturers to receive energy efficiency assistance

Manufacturing facilities in Maryland could be receiving help with improving their energy savings performance through a new partnership between Regional Manufacturing Institute and Green Generation.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 23, 2020

Butterfly Ventures becomes first carbon-neutral VC firm in Europe

The Finnish VC firm Butterfly Ventures announced that they have become the first carbon-neutral VC firm in Europe by reducing air travel, sourcing renewable energy and purchasing emission credits.
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Solar  -  March 23, 2020

Solar and wind industries ask Congress for extensions amidst COVID-19

Solar Energy Industries Association and American Wind Energy Association wrote a letter to Congress detailing the challenges the renewable energy faces in the U.S. due to the COVID-19 pandemic and offering solutions to ensure work opportunities and establish a new clean energy grid during the crisis.
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Regulation  -  March 23, 2020

Chicago approves EV charging ordinance for new buildings

The Chicago City Council Zoning Committee approved March 16 an ordinance requiring all new commercial buildings with 30 or more parking spaces and new residential buildings with five or more units to have at least 20% of the parking spaces be “Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment-Ready.”
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