Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources in Northern Piedmont Region

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Cut Electricity Costs

This site offers advice on how to save money by saving energy. Learn proven tips that cost nothing to implement and require very little lifestyle change that have the potential of cutting your electric bill significantly. For the more energy conscious homeowner, there are discussions on more advanced topics like residential wind power, home solar energy, and low energy lighting. Be green and save green! Click here.

 

Best Management Practices for Solar and Wind Energy Development: A Conservationist’s Guide
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Best Management Practices provide science-based criteria and standards that land managers and conservation planners follow in making and implementing decisions about human uses and projects that affect our natural resources.

 

Managing Manure with Biogas Recovery Systems BMPs
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Improved performance at competitive costs is promised by this 2002 EPA publication all about anaerobic digestion and biogas recovery for energy.

 

Green Remediation Best Management Practices: Integrating Renewable Energy into Site Cleanup
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Use of renewable energy resources provides a significant opportunity to reduce the environmental footprint of activities conducted during investigation, remediation, and monitoring of hazardous waste sites.

 

15 O & M Best Practices for Energy Efficient Buildings
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Building operation and maintenance programs specifically designed to enhance operating efficiency of HVAC and lighting systems can save 5 to 20 percent of the energy bills without significant capital investment.

 

Energy Saver 101: Everything You Need to Know About Landscaping
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Landscaping doesn't only add beauty to your home, but it can also improve your home's comfort and lower your energy bills.

 

Fall and Winter Energy-Saving Tips
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Simple and inexpensive actions can help you save energy and money during the cool fall and winter months.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Cooling
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You can reduce air conditioning energy use by 20-50 percent by switching to high-efficiency air conditioners and taking other actions to lower your home cooling costs.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits
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A home energy audit helps you pinpoint where your house is losing energy and what you can do to save money. A home energy audit will also assess health and safety issues that might exist in your home.

 

Tips: Your Home's Energy Use
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A home energy assessment (sometimes referred to as an energy audit) will show what parts of your house use the most energy and suggest the best ways to cut energy costs.

 

Anaerobic Digestion 101
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This is an article from the EPA site about anaerobic/biomass recovery systems.  Click here to read the information: 

 

U.S. Farm Anaerobic Digester Status: A 2011 Snapshot
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This EPA factsheet gives information on trends in use of these manure management systems in the U.S.

 

Farmers’ Guide to Wind Energy
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A 293 page guide to the Legal Issues in Farming the Wind on your farm from June 2007

 

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Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Lender Database

 

What is green building?

By U.S. Green Building Council
How do buildings work with our natural surroundings to create a more sustainable place to live? Learn how LEED can help make our world greener for all.
 

 

The Business Case for Green Building

The WorldGBC launched its new report, "The Business Case for Green Building" in March 2013. Miles Keeping introduces the report and its findings at Ecobuild in London.

 

Energy Saver 101: Everything You Need to Know About Landscaping
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Landscaping doesn't only add beauty to your home, but it can also improve your home's comfort and lower your energy bills.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Cooling
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You can reduce air conditioning energy use by 20-50 percent by switching to high-efficiency air conditioners and taking other actions to lower your home cooling costs.

 

Energy Saver 101 Infographic: Home Energy Audits
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A home energy audit helps you pinpoint where your house is losing energy and what you can do to save money. A home energy audit will also assess health and safety issues that might exist in your home.

 

Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM)
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What is an Energy Efficient Mortgage? Energy efficient mortgages (EEMs, sometimes known as “green mortgages”) are loans that allow homeowners to finance energy-efficient upgrades for their current home or in a new home purchase.& ...

 

The five principles of green building
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Green buildings are designed, constructed, and operated to enhance the well-being of their occupants and support a healthy community and natural environment.

 

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There are 27 resources serving Northern Piedmont Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Green Building Organizations & Professionals serving Northern Piedmont Region
Architects
BCWH Architects
- Richmond, VA
John S. LaMonica, A.I.A.
- Marshall, VA
Moseley Architects
Bryna Dunn - Director of Sustainability Planning & Design - Richmond, VA
nbj Architecture
Neil Bhatt, AIA, NCARB - President - Glen Allen, VA
The Gaines Group, PLC
Raymond E. Gaines, AIA, FCSI, CCS, NCARB - Charlottesville, VA
Certified Energy Auditors
3FFICIENT Energy
- Oceanside, CA
Energy Efficient Mortgage Lenders
Access National Mortgage
- Reston, VA
Home First Mortgage
- Alexandria, VA
Virginia Credit Union Inc
- Richmond, VA
Green Building Professionals
Altenergy Inc.
- Charlottesville, VA
BCWH Architects
- Richmond, VA
Built Environment Engineers
- Arlington, VA
Eagle Construction of VA., LLC
- Glen Allen, VA
Golden Rule Builders, Inc.
- Catlett, VA
Moseley Architects
Bryna Dunn - Director of Sustainability Planning & Design - Richmond, VA
nbj Architecture
Neil Bhatt, AIA, NCARB - President - Glen Allen, VA
Renewable Engineered Systems (RES)
- Martinsville, VA
Royer Technical Services, Inc.
- Hampton, VA
Skyline Turbine LLC
- Charlottesville, VA
Staengl Engineering
Galen Staengl, P.E. - Crozet, VA
Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC
Sandra Leibowitz, AIA, LEED Fellow, GPCP - Managing Principal - Richmond, VA
Tectonics II LTD
- Roseland, VA
The Gaines Group, PLC
Raymond E. Gaines, AIA, FCSI, CCS, NCARB - Charlottesville, VA
Green Point Raters / Energy Auditors
Built Environment Engineers
- Arlington, VA
Moseley Architects
Bryna Dunn - Director of Sustainability Planning & Design - Richmond, VA
Staengl Engineering
Galen Staengl, P.E. - Crozet, VA
Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC
Sandra Leibowitz, AIA, LEED Fellow, GPCP - Managing Principal - Richmond, VA

 Renewable - Alternative Energy

   
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Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) Lender Database

 

Cut Electricity Costs

This site offers advice on how to save money by saving energy. Learn proven tips that cost nothing to implement and require very little lifestyle change that have the potential of cutting your electric bill significantly. For the more energy conscious homeowner, there are discussions on more advanced topics like residential wind power, home solar energy, and low energy lighting. Be green and save green! Click here.

 

Residential Solar Panel Systems Complete Renewable Energy Solutions for Your Home
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Solar panels are the stars of the residential solar system, gleaming on the rooftop as they tell the world, or at least the neighborhood, that this homeowner cares enough about the environment to ease the household’s carbon footprint while smartly lowering electric bills. & ...

 

Finding the Right Solar Panel Installer
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Finding the right contractor is possibly the single most important part of a solar installation project. Homeowners choosing to go solar often are excited to start the process.

 

Alternatives to Real Estate Development Deriving Financial Benefits from Conservation and Mitigation Projects in Virginia - a Lender's Collateral Concerns
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In the current economic environment, landowners previously contemplating development or sale of their real property are seeking alternative ways to generate cash flow from their real property assets.

 

Why Renewable Energy?
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Clean energy sources like wind and solar can help us reduce climate change, but can harm wildlife and wildlands if not carefully located.

 

Hydrogen Energy
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Hydrogen can store energy until it's needed and move it to where it's needed.

 

Hydropower
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Moving water has energy.

 

Biomass Energy
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Biomass is anything that is, or once was, alive. Biomass is wood, plants, and garbage.

 

Geothermal Energy
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Geothermal energy is heat inside the Earth. Geothermal energy is renewable.

 

Wind Energy
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Wind is moving air. There will be wind as long as the sun shines.

 

Solar Energy
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Solar energy is light energy. Solar energy is renewable.

 

Why Is Solar Energy?
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Every day, the sun radiates an enormous amount of energy - called solar energy. It radiates more energy in one day than the world uses in one year.

 

Home Solar Panels: Pros, Cons, and Hidden Costs
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Once limited to consumers with deep pockets and strong environmentalist values, solar panels are less expensive than ever.

 

NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data and Analysis Tools - Visualization & Geospatial Tools

National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Geospatial Data Science Team have developed tools that allow users to determine things such as how much electricity can be produced from solar systems on a house or what renewable resources are available in a specific area. The most current list of available NREL's GIS tools for biomass, solar, geothermal, wind, transportation and hydrogen can be accessed here.

 

BioDiesel Retail Location Finder

Biodiesel is a clean-burning replacement for petroleum diesel that can be used in virtually any diesel engine without modification. Biodiesel is produced from a variety of domestically available, renewable sources including vegetable oil, biomass (such as wood chips) and animal fats. It acts like diesel fuel, but produces fewer harmful emissions, is biodegradable and nontoxic, and is safer to use the diesel fuel.
Find a biodiesel retail location in your area »

 

Barking Up the Wrong Tree? Forest Sustainability in the Wake of Emerging Bioenergy Policies
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Renewable energy policies generally have assumed that forests can provide a significant source of environmentally-friendly feedstocks for electricity, heat and power generation.

 

A Landowner’s Guide to Carbon Sequestration Credits

This guide offers a path for local landowners to earn additional income while helping diminish adverse effects of global climate change through implementation of carbon sequestration and other stackable incentives.

 

Show Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals (41)
There are 41 resources serving Northern Piedmont Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals serving Northern Piedmont Region
Alternative Energy
3FFICIENT Energy
- Oceanside, CA
Altenergy Inc.
- Charlottesville, VA
AMERESCO Solar
- Framingham, MA
American Resource & Energy
- Saint Paul, MN
American Solar Energy Society
- Boulder, CO
Cianbro
- Pittsfield, ME
Dasolar
Douglas ArrisonNV
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
DISGEN Development Services, LLC
Dale Osborn - President - Lakewood, CO
ElectraTherm
- Reno, NV
Encore Renewable Energy
Jesse Stowell - Vice President of Business Development - Burlington, VT
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
FDC Enterprises Grasslands Services
- New Albany, OH
FutureMetrics
- Bethel, ME
Heatek Energy LLC
Evan Jones - Engineer - Auburn, ME
LetsGoSolar.com
Laura Brigham - Editor - San Francisco, CA
National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
- Butte, MT
Pika Energy
- Westbrook, ME
Renewable Engineered Systems (RES)
- Martinsville, VA
Royer Technical Services, Inc.
- Hampton, VA
Skyline Turbine LLC
- Charlottesville, VA
Smart Solar
- Libertyville, IL
Solar Connexion
- Blacksburg, VA
Solar Panels Plus
- Chesapeake, VA
Southwall Technologies Window Films
Jill Clardy - Director, Sales Operations & Customer Service - Chicago, IL
Spotsy Wind Energy LLC
- Fredericksburg, VA
Sustainable Strategies
- Saint Charles, IL
The Price Companies, Inc.
- Monticello, AR
Virginia Energy Sense
- Richmond, VA
Westervelt Renewable Energy
- Tuscaloosa, AL
ZeroBase Energy, LLC
- Ferndale, MI
Energy Assistance Programs
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, VA
Virginia Energy Sense
- Richmond, VA
Energy Saving / Green Products
Altenergy Inc.
- Charlottesville, VA
Mathews Brothers Window Products
- Belfast, ME
Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC
Sandra Leibowitz, AIA, LEED Fellow, GPCP - Managing Principal - Richmond, VA
Virginia Energy Sense
- Richmond, VA
State Energy Assistance Programs
Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
- Richmond, VA
Waste Management Specialists
BigBelly Solar Compacting Trash Receptacle
- Needham, MA
EarthCare Technologies Inc.
Phil Fredericks - Owner - West Fork, AR
 

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Green Building News Items
Experts stress preparedness, better construction to mitigate hurricane damage - Alexandria Virginia News - LocalKicks
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Experts stress preparedness, better construction to mitigate hurricane damage - Alexandria Virginia News    LocalKicks By CAROLINA VELLOSO Capital News *Service* WASHINGTON - Effective hurricane forecasts, greener construction practices and individual preparedness are ...

Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia - Business Facilities Magazine
2/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Pratt Industries Investing $20M In Virginia    Business Facilities Magazine The company will create 50 jobs at its new recycled packaging and shipping materials manufacturing operation in Botetourt County, VA.

Keeping Virginia’s Seniors Safe, Warm, And Out Of The Dark - Facility Executive Magazine
2/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Keeping Virginia’s Seniors Safe, Warm, And Out Of The Dark    Facility Executive Magazine A new law enhances backup emergency power generation requirements for assisted living facilities in the commonwealth.

Cover Story: Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year - Business Facilities Magazine
2/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Cover Story: Virginia Is Business Facilities’ 2018 State Of The Year    Business Facilities Magazine Virginia may be for lovers, but it's also is getting a ton of love from emerging high-tech growth sectors and businesses looking for the perfect HQ site.

Busy Beaver Expanding in West Virginia - Building-Products.com
2/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Busy Beaver Expanding in West Virginia    Building-Products.com Busy Beaver, Pittsburgh, Pa., will open its newest home improvement store April 10 in Elkins, W.V. A grand opening for the community is set for April 27.

Sustainability Matters Virginia is partnering with eco-friendly library to host event - WDVM 25
2/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sustainability Matters Virginia is partnering with eco-friendly library to host event    WDVM 25 The New Market Area Library was constructed as a green building from the ground up.

Making a Living as a Traditional Weaver in Appalachia - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Making a Living as a Traditional Weaver in Appalachia    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Editor's Note: It is with great sadness to report that Jane Gilchrist passed away Friday, March 8, 2019. The West Virginia Public Broadcasting team offers.

This Week in Tech: Autonomous Vehicles Are Rolling Into Virginia This Summer - Builder Magazine
2/11/2019 8:25:29 AM
This Week in Tech: Autonomous Vehicles Are Rolling Into Virginia This Summer    Builder Magazine Plus, "metallic wood" nanomaterial by University of Pennsylvania researchers, the USGBC's list of top states for LEED certification, and more design-tech news ...

Optimus Ride to launch AVs in Virginia mixed-use development - Smart Cities Dive
2/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Optimus Ride to launch AVs in Virginia mixed-use development    Smart Cities Dive Boston-based Optimus Ride will provide three autonomous vehicles (AVs) to a $1.4 billion mixed-use development in Reston, VA in partnership with developer ...

Kate Janel Hurst | Obituaries - LancasterOnline
2/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Kate Janel Hurst | Obituaries    LancasterOnline Kate Janel Hurst, of Arlington, Virginia, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, peacefully on January 28th, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Virginia Launches $1B in I-95, Capital Beltway Projects - Engineering News-Record
1/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Launches $1B in I-95, Capital Beltway Projects    Engineering News-Record Virginia officials have announced a $1-billion package of four highway expansion projects—including three to be designed and built by toll highway specialist ...

Entrepreneur wants UMW and Virginia Tech to team up on Rappahannock River ecopark - Fredericksburg.com
1/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Entrepreneur wants UMW and Virginia Tech to team up on Rappahannock River ecopark    Fredericksburg.com Fredericksburg could one day have a world-class ecological research and education center near the Rappahannock River.

The Green Data Landlord: Digital Realty Procures Solar Power for Facebook - Data Center Frontier
1/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
The Green Data Landlord: Digital Realty Procures Solar Power for Facebook    Data Center Frontier In a deal that reflects the intersection of power and data, Digital Realty has procured 80 MWs of solar power for Facebook in Northern Virginia.

Essel Propack Investing $31.2M In Virginia - Business Facilities Magazine
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Essel Propack Investing $31.2M In Virginia    Business Facilities Magazine Essel Propack, a global specialty packaging company serving the consumer goods and pharmaceutical sectors, will invest $31.2 million to expand its ...

FutureHAUS Dubai Wins Solar Decathalon Middle East - Builder Magazine
12/3/2018 8:40:58 AM
FutureHAUS Dubai Wins Solar Decathalon Middle East    Builder Magazine After two weeks of competition, Virginia Tech's FutureHAUS Dubai team has won first place in the 2018 Solar Decathalon Middle East in Dubai. The team was ...

Amazon officially announces its HQ2 will be split between New York and Virginia - Business Insider
11/13/2018 3:00:00 AM
Amazon officially announces its HQ2 will be split between New York and Virginia    Business Insider Amazon has announced where it will place its HQ2: National Landing in Arlington, Virginia, and Long Island City in Queens, New York.

Amazon HQ2: New headquarters will be in Queens, NY, Crystal City, VA - Business Insider
11/12/2018 3:00:00 AM
Amazon HQ2: New headquarters will be in Queens, NY, Crystal City, VA    Business Insider Amazon is reportedly close to choosing the site of its second headquarters, HQ2. It'll be split between Queens, New York, and Crystal City, Virginia.

Delta Force Trims Clark Hall Costs By Nearly Two-Thirds - UVA Today
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Delta Force Trims Clark Hall Costs By Nearly Two-Thirds    UVA Today Clark Hall is now a lot cheaper to operate, thanks to Delta Force. Clark Hall, which opened in 1932 and currently houses the University of Virginia's Department ...

Eying Natural Disasters, Virginia's Governor Signs Resilience Executive Order - EP Magazine
11/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Eying Natural Disasters, Virginia's Governor Signs Resilience Executive Order    EP Magazine It calls for designating Virginia's secretary of natural resources as the chief resilience officer of the Commonwealth, a review of the vulnerability of ...

Virginia invests $14M for electric buses throughout the state - Smart Cities Dive
11/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia invests $14M for electric buses throughout the state    Smart Cities Dive The Commonwealth of Virginia announced it will invest $14 million in the deployment of electric buses throughout the state. The Virginia Department of ...

10 Ways UVA Plays a Leading Role in Higher Ed Sustainability - University of Virginia
10/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
10 Ways UVA Plays a Leading Role in Higher Ed Sustainability    University of Virginia In 2016, the University of Virginia, the first in the country to set nitrogen reduction goals, laid out its environmental principles in a landmark sustainability plan.

Southwestern Virginia: Rich History In Agriculture, Strong Future In Manufacturing - Business Facilities Magazine
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Southwestern Virginia: Rich History In Agriculture, Strong Future In Manufacturing    Business Facilities Magazine They can make just about anything in the VIAA region, from snack foods to HR software to advanced power systems for electric vehicles.

Program Director - SustainableBusiness.com
9/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Program Director    SustainableBusiness.com West Virginia Rivers Coalition (WV Rivers) was founded by paddlers and whitewater enthusiasts who care deeply about restoring and caring for the Mountain ...

Traffic congestion, safety top concerns of U.S. 29 advisory group - Fauquier Times
8/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Traffic congestion, safety top concerns of U.S. 29 advisory group    Fauquier Times Finding solutions to improve both safety and traffic flow on U.S. 29 that people agree on “is going to be a hard one,” according to the Virginia Department of ...

Operation Smile's Virginia Beach building earns LEED Gold certification - Virginian-Pilot
8/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Operation Smile's Virginia Beach building earns LEED Gold certification    Virginian-Pilot The designation, awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council, was achieved through the use of proven and innovative strategies for site development, water ...

Sabra Dipping Company Expands Chesterfield County, Virginia, Production Campus - Area Development Online
8/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sabra Dipping Company Expands Chesterfield County, Virginia, Production Campus    Area Development Online Sabra Dipping Company, maker of America's favorite hummus, started an expansion of the world's largest hummus-making facility, based in Chesterfield County ...

Virginia Smart Road Extension Is a Wise Move, Local Officials Say - Engineering News-Record
7/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Smart Road Extension Is a Wise Move, Local Officials Say    Engineering News-Record Montgomery County, Va., officials have crafted a proposal to extend the Virginia Smart Road to I-81, creating a new highway link to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

7/25/2018: Anna Brosche Lynching Monument; Virginia Willis; Green Lion Festival; Judy Wells - WJCT NEWS
7/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
7/25/2018: Anna Brosche Lynching Monument; Virginia Willis; Green Lion Festival; Judy Wells    WJCT NEWS Wednesday on First Coast Connect we were joined by Jacksonville City Councilmember Anna Lopez Brosche to discuss whether Jacksonville should place a.

Mid-Atlantic remains ‘green building’ leader - WTOP
2/1/2018 3:00:00 AM
Mid-Atlantic remains ‘green building’ leader    WTOP The U.S. Green Building Council's annual list of the top states for green building once again puts Maryland and Virginia in the top 10, and if D.C. were a state, ...

UVA's Venerable Rotunda Takes the LEED - University of Virginia
1/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
UVA's Venerable Rotunda Takes the LEED    University of Virginia Approaching its 200th birthday, the University of Virginia's Rotunda has received a Silver LEED certification following an extensive renovation. LEED stands for ...

Virginia one of top 10 states for green building - Richmond.com
1/26/2017 3:00:00 AM
Virginia one of top 10 states for green building    Richmond.com Virginia made the top 10 states for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design — or LEED — green building in the nation in 2016, according to a ranking ...

Green-building nonprofit unveils new name - RichmondBizSense
3/24/2016 3:00:00 AM
Green-building nonprofit unveils new name    RichmondBizSense EarthCraft Virginia has unveiled a new name to mark its 10th anniversary advocating for eco-friendly construction, and as an acknowledgment of its ...

Renewable - Alternative Energy News Items
West Virginia Rethinks Quashing Solar Net Metering - CleanTechnica
3/25/2019 7:31:08 PM
West Virginia Rethinks Quashing Solar Net Metering    CleanTechnica March 25th, 2019 by Charles W. Thurston. West Virginia has called for a time-out in its four-year effort to rewrite solar net metering rules to the detriment of both ...

Can a State Senate Race Impact Climate Change? In Virginia's 35th District, YES. - Blue Virginia
3/24/2019 4:00:00 AM
Can a State Senate Race Impact Climate Change? In Virginia's 35th District, YES.    Blue Virginia By Kindler. “Think globally, act locally” very much applies to today's climate crisis. I and others are busy doing just that in Virginia's 35th Senate district, where a ...

Alternatives to Solar Arrays - WVTF
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
Alternatives to Solar Arrays    WVTF There are now more than 250 solar companies in Virginia – making and installing panels to generate power. Prices have fallen 43% over the last five years,

How the General Assembly failed Virginia again on clean energy - Virginia Mercury
3/11/2019 1:01:00 AM
How the General Assembly failed Virginia again on clean energy    Virginia Mercury When the General Assembly session opened Jan. 9, legislators were presented with dozens of bills designed to save money for consumers, lower energy ...

In Wyoming, A Contest To Capture Carbon And Save Coal - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
3/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
In Wyoming, A Contest To Capture Carbon And Save Coal    West Virginia Public Broadcasting Hundreds of train cars extend alongside a road outside of Gillette, Wyo., overflowing with coal. Trucks haul the same energy resource from a large pit on.

Dennison, Conant: Solar needs to be allowed to compete - Charleston Gazette-Mail
3/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dennison, Conant: Solar needs to be allowed to compete    Charleston Gazette-Mail It's time for West Virginia to focus on how to grow our economy and encourage entrepreneurship with free markets, sensible regulations and fair competition.

Virginia ruling narrows options for companies seeking renewable power - Energy News Network
2/28/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia ruling narrows options for companies seeking renewable power    Energy News Network State regulators said Walmart's bid to buy its own renewable power would have hurt remaining utility ratepayers.

US Department of Energy awards Virginia Tech researchers $1.8 million to tackle challenges facing US power grid - POWER magazine
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
US Department of Energy awards Virginia Tech researchers $1.8 million to tackle challenges facing US power grid    POWER magazine January 31, 2019 — The Department of Energy has awarded four Virginia Tech researchers a $1.8 million grant to reduce the stress renewable energy sources ...

Dominion solar projects for Facebook approved, with condition - WTOP
1/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion solar projects for Facebook approved, with condition    WTOP Virginia's State Corporation Commission has approved the construction of two Dominion Energy solar power facilities that will offset electricity use by Facebook's ...

Virginia Regulator Asks Dominion Energy for More Accurate Resource Plan - Greentech Media News
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Regulator Asks Dominion Energy for More Accurate Resource Plan    Greentech Media News Virginia's utility regulator asked Dominion Energy to redo its integrated resource plan for the 2019 to 2033 period. It's the first time the state's Corporation ...

EDITORIAL: SCC blew it on wind project | Editorials - Fredericksburg.com
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
EDITORIAL: SCC blew it on wind project | Editorials    Fredericksburg.com LAST Friday, acting against their own better judgment, members of the State Corporation Commission approved Dominion Energy Virginia's $300 million ...

Dominion Energy Moving Swiftly Toward Renewable Energy Goal - PR Newswire
11/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dominion Energy Moving Swiftly Toward Renewable Energy Goal    PR Newswire RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy Virginia is moving forward on clean energy projects, from sources such as solar and wind, ...

Dominion Solicits for 500MW of Renewables, Positioning Virginia as a Top Growth Market - Greentech Media News
10/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dominion Solicits for 500MW of Renewables, Positioning Virginia as a Top Growth Market    Greentech Media News Dominion Energy announced a solicitation for 500 megawatts of onshore wind and solar on Wednesday. The Request for Proposals (RFP) stems from Virginia's ...

UVA Hollyfield Solar Facility Generates Electricity for University, Darden - University of Virginia
10/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
UVA Hollyfield Solar Facility Generates Electricity for University, Darden    University of Virginia Electricity began flowing last month from the UVA Hollyfield Solar facility, an innovative partnership between the University of Virginia, the Darden School of ...

Del. Ken Plum: Virginia's Energy Future - Reston Now
10/11/2018 3:00:00 AM
Del. Ken Plum: Virginia's Energy Future    Reston Now This is an opinion column by Del. Ken Plum (D), who represents Reston in Virginia's House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of Reston Now.

Coal not a focus of Energy Plan: Virginia chooses to focus more on renewable energy as fossil fuel figures fade - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
10/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
Coal not a focus of Energy Plan: Virginia chooses to focus more on renewable energy as fossil fuel figures fade    Bluefield Daily Telegraph Virginia recently released its Energy Plan for 2018, which includes a continued focus on renewable energy and less on coal.

Gov. Northam's energy plan pushes renewables, efficiency, modernizing the electric grid - Daily Press
10/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Gov. Northam's energy plan pushes renewables, efficiency, modernizing the electric grid    Daily Press Gov. Northam's 2018 Virginia Energy Plan is heavy on solar, wind, modernizing the electric grid and electric vehicles.

Virginia companies ask for better access to renewable power - Energy News Network
9/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia companies ask for better access to renewable power    Energy News Network A letter to Gov. Ralph Northam's administration asks for more flexibility for companies seeking to buy from alternative suppliers.

Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re Collaborate to Accelerate Renewable Energy Development in Illinois and Virginia - PR Newswire
8/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re Collaborate to Accelerate Renewable Energy Development in Illinois and Virginia    PR Newswire NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re today announced an agreement to develop two new wind and solar energy farms ...

Virginia County Residents Concerned About 500-MW Solar Project - OilPrice.com
7/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia County Residents Concerned About 500-MW Solar Project    OilPrice.com Some residents of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, are concerned that a proposed 500-MW solar project in their county is planned closer to residential areas than ...

Dominion Energy Launches Grid Transformation Program, Paving Way for Virginia's Energy Future With 3,000 Megawatts of New Solar and Wind Planned by 2022 - PR Newswire
7/24/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dominion Energy Launches Grid Transformation Program, Paving Way for Virginia's Energy Future With 3,000 Megawatts of New Solar and Wind Planned by 2022    PR Newswire RICHMOND, Va., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy Virginia customers stand to benefit from a smarter, stronger and greener energy grid in the ...

Rural Virginia renewable energy fest sparks curiosity, not controversy - Energy News Network
7/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rural Virginia renewable energy fest sparks curiosity, not controversy    Energy News Network In a community where renewables have provoked backlash, expo offered a showcase for clean energy entrepreneurs, advocates.

How Virginia Could Build 5,000 Megawatts of Wind and Solar…and Still Have No Wind or Solar - Blue Virginia
7/9/2018 3:00:00 AM
How Virginia Could Build 5,000 Megawatts of Wind and Solar…and Still Have No Wind or Solar    Blue Virginia by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA · Pie graph showing Dominion Energy Virginia energy mix 2017. No amount of new solar would enlarge ...

Virginia ruling sets stage for legal fight over power suppliers - Energy News Network
4/4/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia ruling sets stage for legal fight over power suppliers    Energy News Network Since the February ruling, major companies are reassessing their options for buying renewable power.

Virginia Supreme Court upholds 100% renewable energy option - pv magazine USA
4/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Supreme Court upholds 100% renewable energy option    pv magazine USA The court has sided against Dominion in a ruling that makes it easier for large energy consumers to sign up for 100% renewable energy options from alternative ...

Supreme Court decision affirms right to renewable energy power-shopping - Richmond.com
3/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Supreme Court decision affirms right to renewable energy power-shopping    Richmond.com In rejecting an appeal by Dominion Energy on Thursday, the Virginia Supreme Court upheld a decision by state regulators that large electricity users seeking ...

What’s Up in Coal Country: Alternative-Energy Jobs - The New York Times
9/30/2017 3:00:00 AM
What’s Up in Coal Country: Alternative-Energy Jobs    The New York Times Miners may have just the skills for scaling wind towers and putting solar panels on roofs. And that's no small thing in Wyoming and West Virginia.

Green energy in a coal state: the struggle to bring solar jobs to West Virginia - The Guardian
3/19/2017 3:00:00 AM
Green energy in a coal state: the struggle to bring solar jobs to West Virginia    The Guardian Local entrepreneurs want to replace disappearing coal jobs with employment in solar – but that's a tough move in a state that lacks the solar-friendly regulations ...