Article originally published on Reuters here. By Nichola Groom | LOS ANGELES U.S. wind and solar companies for the first time gave more money to Republicans than Democrats during the 2016 election cycle, according to federal campaign disclosures, part of a years-long effort to expand renewable energy’s appeal beyond liberal environmentalists. The industry is now […]
Where will our energy come from in 2030, and how green will it be?
Original interview with Katherine Hamilton posted by the World Economic Forum. How can the energy industry adapt to meet the needs of a growing population while also supporting low-carbon growth? Katherine Hamilton, Director of the Project for Clean Energy and Innovation, and co-chair of the Global Future Council on the Future of Energy, says that […]
Happy Holidays from 38 North Solutions!
As we close out 2015 with warm wishes for the holiday season, we wanted to note a few reasons the 38 North Solutions team is particularly joyous– We continue to be blessed with a host of both long-time and recent clients with whom we enjoy working every day; We have helped our clients achieve significant […]
Our Take: Clean Energy and EPA 111(d) Rule on Existing Power Plants
Background and Process This week EPA proposed a rule to regulate greenhouse gases from existing coal power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act. EPA estimates the regulation will reduce national carbon dioxide emission levels by up to 30% by 2030. With the proposal’s release, the public now has 120 days to file comments, before […]
Climate Action Plan: President Using Authority to Make Good on Promises
Last week President Obama announced several initiatives to continue implementation of the Climate Action Plan announced last summer. The Administration announced that the DOE Better Buildings Challenge will expand its program to multi-family housing and has started three Better Buildings accelerators focused on energy data, performance contracting, and industrial performance. In addition, the White House issued a Presidential Memorandum that builds on Executive […]
Veterans Day: We Salute Champions of Change Taking on Climate Change
As we honor all of our veterans past and present today, we are proud that so many folks coming back from the field have been inspired to become clean tech entrepreneurs. The White House honored these “Champions of Change” at a ceremony last week where a dozen vets talked about their reasons for becoming innovators […]
The Energy Gang: Grid Resilience Edition
Check out the latest Energy Gang podcast with energy futurist Jigar Shah, energy policy expert Katherine Hamilton and Greentech Media editor Stephen Lacey. The edition focuses on solar growth, off-shore wind, and grid resilience. Energy Gang #2