• An aerial view of technicians working on wind turbines at NREL's National Wind Technology Center in Colorado. (Photo by Dennis Schroeder / NREL)
    Clean Power Plan grows Colo.’s economy

    Published July 31, 2015 By Susan Nedell A commonsense federal energy policy called the Clean Power Plan is about to be unveiled in Colorado and across the nation. The Clean Power Plan will set the first-ever limits...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Scott Harris, owner of Catoctin Distillery in Louden County, Va., has installed a rooftop solar array at his business. (Photo by Sarah Hauser, Virginia Tourism Corporation)
    Virginia distillery’s solar array soaks up the sun

    Founded in 2009 by Becky and Scott Harris, the Catoctin Distillery is a small, rural business based in Virginia’s Loudoun County that’s found success by pushing traditional boundaries and embracing clean, renewable energy. Catoctin produces small-batch, handcrafted...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Siemens' employees work on the nacelle of a wind turbine at NREL's National Wind Technology Center in Boulder County. (Photo by Dennis Schroeder / NREL)
    For good of Colorado’s economy and environment, legislature must stop SB 258

      By Susan Nedell A bill that’s bad for Colorado’s economy and bad for Colorado’s environment is making its way through the state legislature this week. It’s up to lawmakers in the House who want to take...

    • Posted 2 years ago
  • Staff Sgts. James Bacallo, left, and Joseph Gallegos analyze blueprints for an F-16D Fighting Falcon canopy seal longeron repair. Both are depot structural maintenance specialists from Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.)
    Clean energy works in red states, blue states – and on military bases

      By Jeff Benzak President Obama is in Utah today where he’s highlighting the bipartisan nature of clean energy job growth and the important role the U.S. military plays in training the next generation of highly skilled...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Virginia business leaders to Gov. McAuliffe: Support Clean Power Plan

    Letter presents economic benefits of cutting carbon pollution, increasing clean energy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONTACT:  Pat Mitchell, pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com, 703-276-3266; or Jeff Benzak, jbenzak@e2.org, 202-513-6248. RICHMOND (Nov. 18, 2014) – With the Virginia General Assembly holding a...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    ALEC’s ominous political wind threatens clean energy job growth in Pa.

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This story originally appeared in E2’s newsletter in April 2013. Since then, ALEC has continued to threaten the growth of the clean energy sector in Pennsylvania and beyond. In 2014, for instance, ALEC is pushing legislation...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Business leaders talk climate change, clean energy in NYC

    By Jeff Benzak Two events held this week in the financial capital of world highlighted both the business risks of climate change as well as the economic opportunities of developing renewable energy solutions – but only if...

    • Posted 3 years ago