Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources in Shenandoah Valley 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 Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Green Building Organizations & Professionals serving Shenandoah Valley 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
- San Luis Rey, 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 (40)
There are 40 resources serving Shenandoah Valley Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals serving Shenandoah Valley Region
Alternative Energy
3FFICIENT Energy
- San Luis Rey, 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
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
- Newton, MA
EarthCare Technologies Inc.
Phil Fredericks - Owner - West Fork, AR
 

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Green Building News Items
Prioritizing Planning Efforts in Alexandria - Virginia Connection Newspapers
1/14/2019 8:58:09 PM
Prioritizing Planning Efforts in Alexandria    Virginia Connection Newspapers By Dan Brendel/Gazette Packet. Monday, January 14, 2019 · Sign in to favorite this; Discuss Comment, Blog about; Share this Email, Facebook, Twitter.

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.

Virginia one of top 10 states for green building - Richmond.com
11/9/2018 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 ...

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.

A Sweeping Legacy - Broom Making Lives On in Appalachia - West Virginia Public Broadcasting
10/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
A Sweeping Legacy - Broom Making Lives On in Appalachia    West Virginia Public Broadcasting In 2017, West Virginia Public Broadcasting featured one of West Virginia's last remaining broom makers ; Kanawha County resident Jim Shaffer. The story.

A Full-Day Premium Event Covering DC, Maryland, and Virginia's Office Markets | Greater Washington State of Office - Bisnow
9/17/2018 6:00:47 PM
A Full-Day Premium Event Covering DC, Maryland, and Virginia's Office Markets | Greater Washington State of Office    Bisnow With continued foreign interest as well as out-of-area domestic investors, hear from leaders about the market at our full-day Greater Washington State of Office.

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 ...

Regional Wildlife Manager - SustainableBusiness.com
8/2/2018 3:00:00 AM
Regional Wildlife Manager    SustainableBusiness.com Leading wildlife conservation and inspiring people to value the outdoors and their role in nature. ~ The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries' ...

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.

TransCanada natural gas pipeline explodes in West Virginia - Inhabitat
6/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
TransCanada natural gas pipeline explodes in West Virginia    Inhabitat A TransCanada natural gas pipeline recently exploded in Moundsville, West Virginia. TransCanada said there were no injuries, and they do not yet know the ...

Sabra's Plants with a Purpose to support Virginia State University's Summerseat Urban Garden Project and Urban Agriculture Certification - PR Newswire
6/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sabra's Plants with a Purpose to support Virginia State University's Summerseat Urban Garden Project and Urban Agriculture Certification    PR Newswire COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va., June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As an extension of its Plants with a Purpose program, Sabra Dipping Company, LLC (Sabra) will ...

Evolving profile Industries - Virginia Business Magazine
4/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
Evolving profile Industries    Virginia Business Magazine The surfboards in the administration building and the Adirondack chair in front of the John Wesley statue might help close the deal for some prospective Virginia ...

VIMS building dedication - Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal
4/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
VIMS building dedication    Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal Thursday saw the dedication of the new Davis Hall building at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The 32,000-square-foot space will provide a centralized ...

VIMS dedicates new building - William & Mary News
4/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
VIMS dedicates new building    William & Mary News William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science today dedicated a new building — Davis Hall — to centralize and upgrade research and office space for ...

Could Amazon's Next HQ be in Arlington, Virginia? - Digital Trends
3/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Could Amazon's Next HQ be in Arlington, Virginia?    Digital Trends Where will Amazon place its next headquarters? It is still up in the air, but D.C. remains one of the strongest contenders.

New 282-unit apartment project is underway in Virginia Beach Industries - Virginia Business Magazine
3/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
New 282-unit apartment project is underway in Virginia Beach Industries    Virginia Business Magazine Norfolk-based S. L. Nusbaum Realty Co. has joined forces with another local company, Atlantic Dominion Distributors, on a $35 million apartment community in ...

Amazon HQ2: Virginia county's top LEED certification nets high readership from Amazon site - SaportaReport
2/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
Amazon HQ2: Virginia county's top LEED certification nets high readership from Amazon site    SaportaReport By David Pendered. It's not just tea leaves that folks are reading to guess where Amazon may locate its second headquarters. The folks at a news site in ...

Amazon employees just accidentally dropped a big clue about where the new headquarters could be - Markets Insider
2/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Amazon employees just accidentally dropped a big clue about where the new headquarters could be    Markets Insider An internal Amazon page has apparently sent a lot of traffic to an article on a news site in Arlington, Virginia.

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, ...

Sustainability front and center in UVA historic renovations - Richmond.com
1/29/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sustainability front and center in UVA historic renovations    Richmond.com CHARLOTTESVILLE — When James Ryan becomes president of the University of Virginia in August, he'll move into Pavilion VIII on the Lawn.

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 ...

Stryker Center earns green certification - Virginia Gazette
6/21/2016 3:00:00 AM
Stryker Center earns green certification    Virginia Gazette Williamsburg's government just got a little greener, and has the certificate to prove it. The Stryker Center, home of Williamsburg City Council, earned the U.S..

Virginia Beach's Brock Center one of the first buildings in the world to earn elite green honor - Virginian-Pilot
5/12/2016 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Beach's Brock Center one of the first buildings in the world to earn elite green honor    Virginian-Pilot It's among 11 projects in the world to meet the "Living Building Challenge."

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
Del. Ken Plum: General Assembly Agenda - Reston Now
1/17/2019 12:15:05 PM
Del. Ken Plum: General Assembly Agenda    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. In a.

Your guide to clean energy and climate bills this session (blink and you might miss them) - Virginia Mercury
1/16/2019 11:04:00 PM
Your guide to clean energy and climate bills this session (blink and you might miss them)    Virginia Mercury Clean energy and climate action are mainstream concepts with the public these days, but at Virginia's General Assembly they have yet to gain much traction.

Editorial: In pushing solar schools, Stanley thinks out of the box. Why is he alone? - Roanoke Times
1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Editorial: In pushing solar schools, Stanley thinks out of the box. Why is he alone?    Roanoke Times Middlesex County in eastern Virginia has hired a contractor to install a small “solar farm” that will generate enough energy to power both Middlesex Elementary ...

Letter: Lawmakers should legalize power agreements (Daily Mail Opinion) - Charleston Gazette-Mail
1/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
Letter: Lawmakers should legalize power agreements (Daily Mail Opinion)    Charleston Gazette-Mail The Daily Mail editorial “West Virginia can lead in renewable energy too,” (Jan. 11) misses the point.

Green Power is just part of the deal for these local environmentalists - Virginian-Pilot
1/13/2019 6:00:00 AM
Green Power is just part of the deal for these local environmentalists    Virginian-Pilot Norfolk businessman Kevin Erskine and Chesapeake resident Denise Murdoch participate in Dominion Energy's Green Power Program as part of their ...

Daily Mail editorial: West Virginia can lead in renewable energy too - Charleston Gazette-Mail
1/11/2019 1:00:00 AM
Daily Mail editorial: West Virginia can lead in renewable energy too    Charleston Gazette-Mail Americans use energy. Lots of it. Energy consumption is projected to grow about a half a percent every year through 2050, according to the U.S. Energy ...

As Virginia General Assembly Kicks Off 2019 Session, Here Are Some Bills That Caught My Eye - Blue Virginia
1/9/2019 7:01:00 AM
As Virginia General Assembly Kicks Off 2019 Session, Here Are Some Bills That Caught My Eye    Blue Virginia Since my last update (12/13/18) on bills introduced for the 2019 Virginia legislative session, there's been a slew of new legislation filed. with the 2019 “short ...

Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019 - The Chesapeake Bay Journal
1/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Article: Fisheries on both VA, MD legislative agendas for 2019    The Chesapeake Bay Journal Oysters will be on the legislative menu in Maryland in 2019, while Virginia lawmakers will have menhaden on their plates. But for legislators gathering in both ...

Rasoul, Guzman, Sunrise build coalition for Green New Deal Virginia - Augusta Free Press
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Rasoul, Guzman, Sunrise build coalition for Green New Deal Virginia    Augusta Free Press Dels. Sam Rasoul and Elizabeth Guzman are partnering with the Sunrise Movementto introduce Green New Deal Virginia.

Virginia regulators unexpectedly delay decision on controversial gas project - Washington Post
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia regulators unexpectedly delay decision on controversial gas project    Washington Post RICHMOND — State regulators unexpectedly postponed action Wednesday on a permit for a gas compressor station in a historic African American community.

Virginia Delegates Rasoul, Guzman Launch “Green New Deal” Coalition with Economic, Environmental, Social Justice Groups - Blue Virginia
12/19/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Delegates Rasoul, Guzman Launch “Green New Deal” Coalition with Economic, Environmental, Social Justice Groups    Blue Virginia Good stuff from Delegates Sam Rasoul and Elizabeth Guzman. It's time for everyone who cares about the climate crisis, environmental justice, Virginia's ...

Publications - Research & Commentary: Virginia Bill to Ban Fossil Fuel Development, Establish Renewable Energy Mandate Is Economically Harmful and Unnecessary - The Heartland Institute
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Publications - Research & Commentary: Virginia Bill to Ban Fossil Fuel Development, Establish Renewable Energy Mandate Is Economically Harmful and Unnecessary    The Heartland Institute A bill introduced in November 2018 in the Virginia House of Delegates would, among other things, enact a moratorium on fossil fuel development, including ...

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 ...

Thousands are part of Dominion's Green Power Program - CBS19 News
11/28/2018 3:00:00 AM
Thousands are part of Dominion's Green Power Program    CBS19 News Dominion Energy says more than 30000 Virginians have shown support for its production of renewable energy and protecting the environment by participating ...

COMMENTARY: What solar energy means for Spotsylvania County - Fredericksburg.com
11/26/2018 3:00:00 AM
COMMENTARY: What solar energy means for Spotsylvania County    Fredericksburg.com WITH 70 percent of the world's internet running through Virginia, technology companies are investing in the commonwealth. Corporations and their customers ...

Taxpayers Are Being Ripped Off By New 'Green Energy' Project - The Heartland Institute
11/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
Taxpayers Are Being Ripped Off By New 'Green Energy' Project    The Heartland Institute On Nov. 6, Virginia's State Corporation Commission approved a project to construct wind turbines near Virginia Beach. The plan calls for construction of turbines ...

Appalachian Power Seeks Up To 200 MW Of Solar - Solar Industry
11/15/2018 3:00:00 AM
Appalachian Power Seeks Up To 200 MW Of Solar    Solar Industry Appalachian Power, a unit of American Electric Power, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking up to 200 MW AC of solar energy projects in Virginia.

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 ...

Virginia gives nod to 12-MW wind demo off Virginia Beach - Renewables Now
11/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia gives nod to 12-MW wind demo off Virginia Beach    Renewables Now November 6 (Renewables Now) - Virginia's regulatory agency The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has granted approval to Ørsted A/S (CPH:ORST.

Virginia Regulators Approve Dominion Solar Petition - Solar Industry
11/5/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Regulators Approve Dominion Solar Petition    Solar Industry Virginia's State Corporation Commission (SCC) has approved a prudency petition from Dominion Energy Virginia for an agreement to purchase solar power ...

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 ...

Dominion Energy eyes 3-GW wind, solar expansion in Virginia - Renewables Now
10/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Dominion Energy eyes 3-GW wind, solar expansion in Virginia    Renewables Now October 18 (Renewables Now) - Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) is seeking input from its non-residential clients regarding a plan to deploy 3 GW of wind and so.

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 12:30:00 PM
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.

New Report Makes The Case For Virginia Offshore Wind - North American Windpower
9/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
New Report Makes The Case For Virginia Offshore Wind    North American Windpower A new report released by BVG Associates (BVGA) shows that Virginia's key decision-makers can help position the commonwealth as a national leader in the ...

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.

Virginia's rural co-ops learning lessons with community solar - Energy News Network
8/16/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia's rural co-ops learning lessons with community solar    Energy News Network As solar prices become competitive with fossil fuels, member-owned electric cooperatives are beginning to embrace renewables.

Urban Grid announces it has sold 240MWac of solar projects in Virginia to Dominion Energy - PR Newswire
8/14/2018 3:00:00 AM
Urban Grid announces it has sold 240MWac of solar projects in Virginia to Dominion Energy    PR Newswire RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Grid, a leading solar developer throughout the United States, is pleased to announce its sale of two ...

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 ...

Sunny days ahead for solar? Industries - Virginia Business Magazine
7/27/2018 3:00:00 AM
Sunny days ahead for solar? Industries    Virginia Business Magazine July 27, 2018; |. Print this page by Gary Robertson Article image Whitehouse Solar generates about 20 megawatts of electricity from its 250-acre site in Louisa ...

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 ...

Economics, carbon bills push Dominion to boost renewables output in Virginia - S&P Global Platts
7/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Economics, carbon bills push Dominion to boost renewables output in Virginia    S&P Global Platts Dominion Energy Virginia s plan to comply with sweeping energy legislation that was recently enacted includes a commitment to develop 3 000 MW of solar and ...

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.

2nd Annual Floyd Energy Fair July 14th - WVTF
7/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
2nd Annual Floyd Energy Fair July 14th    WVTF Renewable energy is on the rise across the country, but Virginia is behind the curve. Some people are not sure if it could work for them and others are.

Virginia ruling points to bumps in the road for state's renewable mandate - Energy News Network
6/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia ruling points to bumps in the road for state's renewable mandate    Energy News Network Observers expect state utility regulators to scrutinize wind and solar projects despite new law requiring them.

Regulators Reject Dominion’s 100% Renewable Energy Plan - Greentech Media News
5/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Regulators Reject Dominion’s 100% Renewable Energy Plan    Greentech Media News Virginia regulators have rejected a proposal from Dominion Energy to offer 100 percent renewable energy plans to large electricity customers in the state.

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 ...

Microsoft inks largest corporate solar PPA for 315 MW project in Virginia - Utility Dive
3/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
Microsoft inks largest corporate solar PPA for 315 MW project in Virginia    Utility Dive Microsoft on March 21 said it plans to purchase 315 MW of energy from two solar projects in Virginia, claiming it is the corporate purchase of solar energy thus ...

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 ...