Study Says Pruitt’s EPA Is on the Verge of ‘Regulatory Capture’

Study Says Pruitt’s EPA Is on the Verge of ‘Regulatory Capture’

Photo courtesy of  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Under the Trump administration, the Environmental Protection Agency has veered so far from its principal mission — protecting human health and the environment — that a new study from the American Journal of...
California Adopts Solar Mandate for New Houses

California Adopts Solar Mandate for New Houses

Photo courtesy of Fotolia California is now the first state in the USA to require solar panels on (almost) all homes built after January 1, 2020. The standards were adopted by the California Energy Commission this past Wednesday and include incentives for efficiency...
Solar Helps Cut Electricity Demand from New England Grid to New Lows

Solar Helps Cut Electricity Demand from New England Grid to New Lows

Photo courtesy of The Hartford Courant Last week, it was released that ISO-New England had hit a milestone event — for the first time ever, electricity demand across New England hit its low point in the afternoon, rather than overnight. This means that customers...