• Transit Authority of NYC looks to lease space to generate renewable energy

      The MTA (Metropolitan Transit Authority) of New York City announced that it will lease more than 10 million square feet of rooftop space at seven of its largest facilities to companies that will install solar panels. The project could generate over 100 megawatts of renewable energy, which is enough to power 18,000 households in New […]

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  • San Francisco to power all large commercial buildings with renewable energy by 2030

      San Francisco marked this year’s Earth Day with a bold announcement: by 2030 all the commercial buildings larger than 50,000 sqf  must switch to renewable energy. The plan calls for the City’s largest commercial buildings to procure 100 percent renewable electricity from any of the City’s electricity providers by 2022. Then, starting in 2024, […]

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  • In Connecticut, ramping up renewable energy remains a focus

      Newly-elected Connecticut governor Ned Lamont recently called for combating climate change in ways that could improve the energy grid and create jobs in the green economy. In 2018 the Connecticut Senate passed two major energy and environmental measures, which called for sharp reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and increased reliance on renewable energy. In […]

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