Tag: virginia

Virginia Offshore Wind Zone Gobbled Up

The Obama administration is on a bit of a roll with offshore wind power: Five weeks after successfully holding the first competitive lease sale for renewable energy in U.S. waters – for a parcel off Massachusetts and Rhode Island –… Read More

Offshore Wind Gains In Virginia, Stumbles In NJ

The past few days brought potentially good news for offshore wind power’s progress in the U.S. in one location, and what looks like bad news in another location. The encouraging development was the announcement of a Sept. 4 lease auction… Read More
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Solar Power Will Pay In VA, But Enough?

Just glancing at the headline, it looked like a super-positive development. “Dominion Virginia Power to buy electricity from small solar power generators,” said the Richmond Times-Dispatch. But some solar advocates are skeptical. In fact, an energy watcher whose blog headlines… Read More
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D.C., Virginia Have Most LEED Certs Per Capita

With today’s release of its annual list of the top 10 states for new LEED certification, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) suggested again that the closer you are to the nation’s capital, the more likely you’ll work in some… Read More