California Initiative to Fight Plastic Pollution Submits Petitions to Qualify for Statewide Ballot

August 12, 2020

California – Supporters of an initiative to reduce plastic waste today submitted more than 870,000 voter signatures to qualify the Plastics Free California initiative for the ballot – significantly more than the 623,212 signatures required. The initiative was originally on […]

The West needs an RTO

August 7, 2020

The ‘wild west’ has long been a label for places in which disorderly behavior prevails, especially due to a lack of clear rules or inadequate governance structures. When it comes to our western electricity grid, we are definitely still in […]

TerraCycle Partners with The Venetian to Recycle Surgical Face Masks

July 29, 2020

Surgical face masks used by guests and staff at The Venetian in Las Vegas will be recycled in a newly launched program. Working with TerraCycle, The Las Vegas Sans. Corp. resort said it’s the first Las Vegas-based property to develop […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

WoodMac: US Sitting on 145GW of Unused Commercial Solar Potential

August 10, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on in the United States, the hardest hit segment is likely to be commercial solar — projects built on businesses, schools, and government buildings. Compared to its pre-pandemic forecast, Wood Mackenzie is forecasting a 32 […]

Electric Utility, Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

After Scrapping Gas Pipeline, Duke Looks to Plug Hole With Renewables, Grid Investments

August 10, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

Duke Energy on Monday reported a $1.6 billion charge related to abandoning the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The utility also laid out how its renewable energy and grid modernization plans will fill in the capital-investments hole left by the canceled multibillion-dollar […]