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U.S. Gas Plants Will Be Outperformed By Wind And Solar By 2035
Natural gas-fired power plants, which are largely responsible for undermining the economics of coal-fired plants, are expected to be undercut by renewable
United States
13 Sep 2019
SGR Client Cherry Street Energy Partners With Terrapin Brewery
Through its partnership with SGR client Cherry Street Energy, Terrapin Brewery became Georgia's first brewery to purchase renewable energy generated on-site.
United States
9 Sep 2019
Citigroup Issues €1B Green Bond To Fund Renewable Energy And Conservation Efforts
On Tuesday, January 22, Citigroup announced the issuance of its inaugural green bond, to be used for funding renewable energy, sustainable transportation, water quality and conservation, energy efficiency...
United States
28 Jan 2019
"Beginning Of Construction" For Investment Tax Credit For Solar Projects Defined By The IRS
On June 22, 2018, the IRS released guidance to assist developers and owners of solar energy projects in determining the "beginning of construction"
United States
1 Aug 2018
White House Announces Proposal To Reorganize Governmental Agencies
On June 21, 2018, the White House Office of Management and Budget issued a plan which proposes to consolidate some federal agencies to reduce duplication and redundancy, and to approve efficiency, effectiveness and...
United States
6 Jul 2018
Wind And Gas Surpassed By Solar As Biggest Source Of New U.S. Power
In the first quarter of 2018, developers have installed 2.5 Gw of solar – up 13% from the previous year.
United States
14 Jun 2018
Turning Poultry Waste And Scrapwood Into Electricity
Veolia Environment SA has agreed to operate and maintain three power plants in the southeast that will generate electricity from burning wood and chicken waste
United States
15 May 2018
Guilt-Free Sara Lee
Grupo Bimbo SAB ("GB"), the maker of Sara Lee Cakes and Thomas' English Muffins, has announced plans to buy wind credits to erase its carbon footprint created by its baking operations.
United States
4 May 2018
City Of Atlanta Taps SGR Client Cherry Street To Launch Clean Energy Program
Atlanta-based Cherry Street Energy, LLC, a Client of SGR, in partnership with the City of Atlanta, launched the Solar Atlanta Program on Monday, April 23 – an initiative to provide cost-effective...
United States
26 Apr 2018
Solar Tariffs Set To Slow Expansion Of Solar In U.S.
The tariffs are projected to cut U.S. installations by 11% over the next five years...
United States
13 Feb 2018
Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In Solar Power Dispute
The Supreme Court of the United States announced on Friday, December 1 that it would hear an Arizona utility's appeal of a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision ruling that a rooftop solar ...
United States
5 Dec 2017
EPA Proposes Repeal Of The Clean Power Plan
On October 16, 2017, EPA proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan ("CPP"), more formally known as the "Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electrical Generating Units."
United States
20 Nov 2017
Landmark Solar Energy Procurement Agreement Approved By Atlanta City Council
Building on his successful work to establish a previously non-existent market in Georgia for direct sale of electricity from onsite solar systems owned by solar companies, Steve O'Day has represented SGR client ...
United States
9 Nov 2017
Trump Administration Seeks To Cut Clean Energy Division Budget
The White House is seeking to cut hundreds of millions of dollars from the budget of an Energy Department division that funds technological research in projects ranging from LED light bulbs to plug-in electric trucks.
United States
24 Apr 2017
Opponents Of Clean Power Plan Seek Two Days Of Oral Argument
Oral arguments in the challenge to the Clean Power Plan are currently scheduled for June 2 and 3 before the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
United States
16 May 2016
Steve O'Day Spoke To The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Solar Initiative
Steve O'Day spoke to the Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge solar initiative on Monday, April 25, regarding the use of financing under the Georgia Solar Energy Free-Market Financing Act of 2015...
United States
3 May 2016
Former EPA Administrators Defend Clean Power Plan
The U.S. EPA contends that shifting electricity generation away from coal-fired utilities as required by the Clean Power Plan (the "CPP") constitutes a permissible system of emission reduction under the Clean Air Act (the "Act").
United States
22 Apr 2016
Atlanta Announces Plan To Install Solar Installations On 28 City Buildings
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed announced at a press conference last week, the City of Atlanta's plan to construct solar installations on 28 city buildings.
United States
4 Dec 2015
U.S. Wind Projects Triple In 2015
In 2015, the United States added about 3600 megawatts of wind power capacity in the first nine months.
United States
16 Nov 2015
White House To Review Plan To Issue Guidance To States On Clean Power Compliance
The Environmental Protection Agency's soon to be finalized Clean Power Plan has been sent to the White House for review.
United States
29 Jul 2015
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