Dominion Virginia Power made an impressive move earlier this month when they paid $1.6 million to lease a tract of land off the coast of Virginia Beach for the country’s first offshore wind power farm.
In a new assessment of Shaheen-Portman, ACEEE praised the bill’s State Energy Race to the Top Initiative amendment, labeling it number one in its cost-benefit ratio for taxpayers and number two in the potential energy costs it could save for consumers.
With the country taking more eco-friendly steps every day, the housing market is beginning a shift toward benefiting homeowners of energy efficient houses, revealing a new perk of green living: A more valuable home.
Energy efficiency has long been a hot subject of debate for politicians and that continues to hold true in Virginia’s gubernatorial race, where the two candidates have outlined their own, very different plans on energy policy for the commonwealth.
A Washington, D.C., home builder has recently completed work on a net-zero residence in the Petworth neighborhood.
The first-ever report card from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranked Washington D.C. seventh on a list of the most efficient cities in America.
A new report from Bloomberg indicates that solar panels are quickly becoming a standard feature for newly built homes.
After months of anticipating the bipartisan Shaheen-Portman energy efficiency bill’s arrival in the Senate for debate and possible passage into law, supporters found themselves frustrated all over again after a series of proposed amendments slowed down the legislation’s momentum.