Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources in Southside Region

 Energy Best Management Practices

   
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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.

 

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.

 

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

 

 Green Building

   
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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 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 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.

 

Show Green Building Organizations & Professionals (61)
There are 61 resources serving Southside Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Green Building Organizations & Professionals serving Southside 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
Roger Bryant, Principal
The Gaines Group Architects - Charlottesville, VA
The Gaines Group, PLC
Raymond E. Gaines, AIA, FCSI, CCS, NCARB - Charlottesville, VA
William Harke
LaBella Associates - Architecture Division Director - Yarmouth, ME
Certified Energy Auditors
3FFICIENT Energy
- Oceanside, CA
Andrew Grigsby
Commonwealth Sustainability Works - Richmond, VA
Barry Martin
Advanced Building Performance Group - Troutville, VA
Bruce D. Waller
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) - Danville , VA
Chris Barrett
Atlantic Heating and Cooling - Richmond, VA
Ed Tuckler and Cecile Newcomb
Energy Check - Blacksburg, VA
Eric Gilchrist
Green Resources of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA
Garrett Wesley Durham
Sizemore's Heating & Air Conditioning Company - Danville , VA
H. Nelson Rich
Rich Energy Solutions - Dry Fork, VA
J&J Weatherization
John and Joanne Langford - Lynchburg, VA
James W. Blevins
Bestwaterandenergy - Scottsburg, VA
James W. Soyars, Jr
James W. Soyars, Jr - Cascade, VA
Jarret Waldstein
The Drying Company/Thermaltec - Toano, VA
Jeff Price
EarthWorks Home Performance - Richmond, VA
John Jennings, James Davis-Martin
Pro Energy Consultants - Moseley, VA
KC McGurren
Earthcraft Virginia - Richmond, VA
Ken Schaal
Commonweatlh Solar - Ashland, VA
Laura Fiori
Key Green Energy Solutions - Charlottesville, VA
Laura Fiori á
Local Energy Alliance Program - Charlottesville, VA
Lynwood Joyce
Joyce Energy Conservation - Danville , VA
Ned Ormsby
Lithic Construction - Gordonsville, VA
Neil Sullivan
Building Science Inc - Mechanicsville, VA
Ray Battani
Colonial Webb Green Energy Solutions - Richmond, VA
Richard Mialki, Jr.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative - Fredericksburg, VA
Rick West
Virginia Home Performance (Charlottesville) - Charlottesville, VA
Rob Leonard
Structures Design Build LLC - Roanoke, VA
Russ Edwards
CVille Enviro - Charlottesville, VA
Steve Gregory
Gregory Enterprises/National Property Inspections - Floyd, VA
Thomas S. Coburn
Home Energy Savers - Glen Allen, VA
Tim Bryant
Bryant Energy Services - Midlothian, VA
Tim Reynolds
RC Energy Solutions - Gretna , VA
Timothy Westbrooks
Timothy Westbrooks - Alton, VA
Todd Ewald
Peak Energy Performance LLC - Roanoke, VA
Tyrone Grove
Alpha Omega Construction - Danville , VA
William H Nickerson
Home Performance Services - Richmond, VA
Energy Efficient Mortgage Lenders
Access National Mortgage
- Reston, VA
Home First Mortgage Corp.
- Alexandria, 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
Roger Bryant, Principal
The Gaines Group Architects - 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 (48)
There are 48 resources serving Southside Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Renewable - Alternative Energy Organizations & Professionals serving Southside 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
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
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
Association of Energy Conservation Professionals
- Floyd, VA
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Pittsylvania County Community Action
PCCA Weatherization Program - Chatham, VA
STEP, Inc.
Sharon Lambert - Housing & Weatherization Director - Rocky Mount, VA
Telamon VA Housing and Financial Empowerment
- South Hill, VA
Tri County Community Action Agency
- Weatherization Program - South Boston, VA
Virginia Energy Sense
- Richmond, VA
Weatherization Assistance Program
Susan Hill - Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development - Richmond, VA
Energy Saving / Green Products
Altenergy Inc.
- Charlottesville, VA
Association of Energy Conservation Professionals
- Floyd, VA
Mathews Brothers Company
- Belfast, ME
Pittsylvania County Community Action
PCCA Weatherization Program - Chatham, VA
STEP, Inc.
Sharon Lambert - Housing & Weatherization Director - Rocky Mount, VA
Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC
Sandra Leibowitz, AIA, LEED Fellow, GPCP - Managing Principal - Richmond, VA
Telamon VA Housing and Financial Empowerment
- South Hill, VA
Tri County Community Action Agency
- Weatherization Program - South Boston, VA
Virginia Energy Sense
- Richmond, VA
Weatherization Assistance Program
Susan Hill - Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development - Richmond, VA
Waste Management Specialists
BigBelly Solar Compacting Trash Receptacle
- Needham, MA
EarthCare Technologies Inc.
Phil Fredericks - Owner - West Fork, AR
 

 Google News about Alternative Energy and Green Building Resources

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Green Building News Items
Selecting a New Life for Historic Ellmore Farmhouse - Virginia Connection Newspapers
8/13/2019 5:09:15 PM
Selecting a New Life for Historic Ellmore Farmhouse    Virginia Connection Newspapers By Mercia Hobson · Tuesday, August 13, 2019 · Sign in to favorite this; Discuss Comment, Blog about; Share this Email, Facebook, Twitter. #The Fairfax County ...

What's News Today: June 25, 2019 - WSLS 10
6/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
What's News Today: June 25, 2019    WSLS 10 Here's a look at some of the stories we'll be following today as they make headlines across the country and Southwest Virginia.

In Aftermath of Fatal Attack, Virginia Beach Public Works Resumes Operations - Engineering News-Record
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
In Aftermath of Fatal Attack, Virginia Beach Public Works Resumes Operations    Engineering News-Record As investigators seek motives in the May 31 mass shooting incident at Virginia Beach, Va.'s municipal center complex by a public works project manager that left ...

Video: University Hall imploded on University of Virginia campus - Construction & Demolition Recycling
6/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Video: University Hall imploded on University of Virginia campus    Construction & Demolition Recycling University Hall, an arena on University of Virginia's campus that had served as host to countless sporting events between its opening in 1965 and closure in ...

Virginia Beach shooting: 'We barricaded the door' - BBC News
6/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Beach shooting: 'We barricaded the door'    BBC News Witnesses to a mass shooting at a government building in Virginia Beach have described their experiences.

Amazon’s Virginia Campus Comes into Focus - ClearanceJobs
5/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Amazon’s Virginia Campus Comes into Focus    ClearanceJobs ClearanceJobs is your best resource for news and information on security-cleared jobs and professionals. Learn more with our article, "Amazon's Virginia ...

Bedford remembers: Virginia town still mourns 20 men lost during invasion - Stars and Stripes
5/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bedford remembers: Virginia town still mourns 20 men lost during invasion    Stars and Stripes Bedford, Virginia, then a close-knit community of fewer than 4000 people in the Shenandoah Valley, was home to Company A of the 116th Infantry Regiment, ...

UVA Tops ACC Rivals in Green Energy Challenge - UVA Today
4/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
UVA Tops ACC Rivals in Green Energy Challenge    UVA Today The University of Virginia is No. 1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference for its use of green energy, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Concrete Quality Is Latest Setback for Virginia Rail Line - Engineering News-Record
4/24/2019 3:00:00 AM
Concrete Quality Is Latest Setback for Virginia Rail Line    Engineering News-Record Phase 2 of the Silver Line in Northern Virginia is about 95% finished, project officials say. But a recent uptick in problems with concrete components, quality and ...

Dominion facility designed and constructed by WV firms receives environmental design certification - WV News
4/18/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion facility designed and constructed by WV firms receives environmental design certification    WV News GREENSBURG, Pa. — A Dominion Energy Transmission Inc. facility constructed by two West Virginia-based companies recently received certification for ...

Outdoor Updates: West Virginia is one of the least green states + Offensively Named River Renamed - Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
4/17/2019 11:28:04 AM
Outdoor Updates: West Virginia is one of the least green states + Offensively Named River Renamed    Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine The personal-finance website WalletHub has released it's 2019 report on the Greenest States. The website compared all 50 states in 27 key metrics such as air, ...

When Virginia Insurance Brokers Sought to End EMR Misuse - Engineering News-Record
4/17/2019 3:00:00 AM
When Virginia Insurance Brokers Sought to End EMR Misuse    Engineering News-Record Virginia is the only state that has solved the EMR misuse problem with a law. Since 2016, the state has prohibited use of a particular EMR as a condition for ...

3GATTI hopes to land a 'green spaceship' in Madrid - Inhabitat
4/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
3GATTI hopes to land a 'green spaceship' in Madrid    Inhabitat 3GATTI Architects envision a lush 'green spaceship' for a Madrid public library, covered in Virginia creeper vines. See this futuristic, sustainable design.

Hampton Roads architect group aims to break down barriers - Virginian-Pilot
3/29/2019 3:00:00 AM
Hampton Roads architect group aims to break down barriers    Virginian-Pilot A professional group for Hampton Roads architects at the beginning of their careers wants to be more accessible, more diverse and more inclusive.

Virginia Governor Signs Coal Ash Cleanup Bills - EP Magazine
3/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Governor Signs Coal Ash Cleanup Bills    EP Magazine "The potential risks to public health and water quality posed by unlined coal ash ponds in the Commonwealth are far too great for us to continue with business as ...

Student Council Sustainability Committee receives $9700 grant from Environmental Fund for LEED Green Associate Exams - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
2/26/2019 3:00:00 AM
Student Council Sustainability Committee receives $9700 grant from Environmental Fund for LEED Green Associate Exams    University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily Student Council's Sustainability Committee received a nearly $10,000 grant earlier this month from the Equity and Environment Fund . Nina Morris, the ...

Sustainability Matters Virginia is partnering with eco-friendly library to host event - WDVM 25
2/17/2019 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.

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.

Coastal Virginia Unitarian Universalists | Entering at Commitment Level 2019, Elizabeth River Stars - Virginian-Pilot
1/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coastal Virginia Unitarian Universalists | Entering at Commitment Level 2019, Elizabeth River Stars    Virginian-Pilot After experiencing frequent flooding on the Hague, this church relocated to the Eastern Branch where the congregation renovated a long-vacant building to ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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..

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
Bacon Bits: Whistling Past the Graveyard - Bacon's Rebellion
8/16/2019 11:51:00 AM
Bacon Bits: Whistling Past the Graveyard    Bacon's Rebellion Feel-good story of the day. Northern Virginia boy scouts have cleaned up the neglected Alexandria cemetery named for abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

West Virginia reacts to lawsuit against President Trump over coal - WOWK 13 News
8/14/2019 5:51:00 PM
West Virginia reacts to lawsuit against President Trump over coal    WOWK 13 News CHARLESTON, W. Va. (WOWK) — Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia, all led by Democrats, are suing the Trump Administration, to reinstate tougher ...

Dominion’s approach to offshore wind is cautious - The Washington Post
8/9/2019 4:18:35 PM
Dominion’s approach to offshore wind is cautious    The Washington Post Virginia has a dependence on coal and other fossil fuels that has plagued our state for ages. Dominion Energy has played a role in fostering this damaging ...

Dominion Energy files four battery storage pilot projects in Virginia - Daily Energy Insider
8/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion Energy files four battery storage pilot projects in Virginia    Daily Energy Insider Published on August 09, 2019 by Chris Galford. arrow. Tweet. Share. Share. arrow. Dominion Energy plans to bring four battery storage projects to Virginia, the ...

Dominion Energy Announces Battery Storage Pilot Projects - Yahoo Finance
8/6/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion Energy Announces Battery Storage Pilot Projects    Yahoo Finance Dominion Energy Virginia sets up 16 MW of energy storage to support growing solar deployment    Solar Power World Dominion Energy Announces Largest Energy Storage Project in Virginia    energymanagertoday.com Dominion Energy Plans to Build 4 Storage Pilots and Study Them for 5 Years    Greentech Media News Dominion Energy Proposes Four Battery Storage Pilot Projects    solarindustrymag.com View full coverage on Google News

Amazon unveils seventh solar farm for Virginia - sbDirtySouthSoccer
8/4/2019 9:49:18 AM
Amazon unveils seventh solar farm for Virginia    sbDirtySouthSoccer Amazon will launch its second wind farm in Ireland in Cork. Additionally, Amazon's investments in renewable energy were recently recognised in the Solar ...

Data center gets $500000 federal grant for solar power system - Kingsport Times News
7/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Data center gets $500000 federal grant for solar power system    Kingsport Times News MIKE STILL WISE – Federal abandoned mine funds will help start a solar power system at a Wise County data center. Officials from the Virginia Department of ...

Dominion's Greenwashed Pumped-storage Pipedream Won't Fly - Natural Resources Defense Council
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion's Greenwashed Pumped-storage Pipedream Won't Fly    Natural Resources Defense Council Despite having the know-how to do right by Virginians and invest in pro-consumer technology like energy efficiency to lower bills and pollution, Dominion's very ...

Energy Fest set for July 13 at Chantilly Farm - Southwest Virginia Today
7/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Energy Fest set for July 13 at Chantilly Farm    Southwest Virginia Today The third annual Floyd Energy Fest on Saturday, July 13 at Chantilly Farm promises a total immersion into the world of solar and geothermal energy, electric ...

Editorial: The time is right for Virginia to get serious about offshore wind energy - Virginian-Pilot
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Editorial: The time is right for Virginia to get serious about offshore wind energy    Virginian-Pilot PEOPLE CAN ARGUE about the details, now that Dominion Energy has started building Virginia's first offshore wind energy project off the coast of Virginia ...

Prevailing winds blow toward Virginia's use of offshore wind projects - Daily Press
7/9/2019 3:00:00 AM
Prevailing winds blow toward Virginia's use of offshore wind projects    Daily Press Editorial: Offshore wind may be the future for Virginia. Dominion's efforts are a step in the right direction.

New Hope for Virginia Ratepayers Who Want Easier Access to Clean Energy, Lower Utility Costs - AltEnergyMag
7/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
New Hope for Virginia Ratepayers Who Want Easier Access to Clean Energy, Lower Utility Costs    AltEnergyMag Solar Energy World, a leading regional solar company and number one solar installer in Maryland is one company that has set its sights on helping to meet ...

Dominion Energy Seeks Projects to Expand Solar Development in Virginia - PRNewswire
6/27/2019 3:00:00 AM
Dominion Energy Seeks Projects to Expand Solar Development in Virginia    PRNewswire RICHMOND, Va., June 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy Virginia is continuing its support of solar development in the Commonwealth with a pair of ...

After pipeline feud, Virginia nonprofit aims to reunite community with solar - Energy News Network
6/20/2019 3:00:00 AM
After pipeline feud, Virginia nonprofit aims to reunite community with solar    Energy News Network A weeklong boot camp in Union Hill, Virginia, trained 10 area residents on the basics of installing rooftop solar.

Virginia Announces 3 New Solar Projects in Halifax and Orange Counties - NBC 29 News
6/12/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Announces 3 New Solar Projects in Halifax and Orange Counties    NBC 29 News Governor Northam announced that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has issued permits for the construction and operation of three new solar ...

Costco, Walmart and other big retailers try to break Dominion Energy’s grip in Virginia - Washington Post
6/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Costco, Walmart and other big retailers try to break Dominion Energy’s grip in Virginia    Washington Post RICHMOND — Some of the nation's biggest retailers have been waging a regulatory war against Virginia's powerful utility monopoly, Dominion Energy, saying ...

High prices for dirty fuels in Southwest Virginia - Appalachian Voices
5/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
High prices for dirty fuels in Southwest Virginia    Appalachian Voices Lately it seems like not a day goes by without a new report or study demonstrating how inexpensive clean energy is, and how it's becoming more and more cost ...

Coalition of unlikely allies calls on state to break up utilities, deregulate energy - Washington Post
5/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Coalition of unlikely allies calls on state to break up utilities, deregulate energy    Washington Post Republican Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general, has joined left-leaning groups in the effort to counter the influence of Dominion Energy.

Virginia’s Push for Solar Panels Offers Few Rays of Hope - Washington Free Beacon
5/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia’s Push for Solar Panels Offers Few Rays of Hope    Washington Free Beacon Members of the local community push back against energy providers attempting to cover Culpeper with solar facilities, sometimes thousands of acres in size.

How to Switch to Clean Energy in Maryland, DC and Virginia - NBC4 Washington
4/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
How to Switch to Clean Energy in Maryland, DC and Virginia    NBC4 Washington Switching from coal and fossil fuels to clean energy sources can be a hard task. But in recent years, Maryland, D.C. and Virginia have passed legislation to make ...

Solar surge brings optimism, concern and uncertainty to Virginia - Fredericksburg.com
4/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Solar surge brings optimism, concern and uncertainty to Virginia    Fredericksburg.com ACCOMAC—In 2015, Accomack County, on Virginia's Eastern Shore, was making plans for the installation of the state's largest solar farm at the ...

John Keppler: Green energy option wrongly ignored - Virginian-Pilot
4/4/2019 3:00:00 AM
John Keppler: Green energy option wrongly ignored    Virginian-Pilot THE AMERICAN public is tired of half measures on climate change. Seven in 10 Americans want utility companies to completely overhaul their operations and ...

West Virginia Rethinks Quashing Solar Net Metering - CleanTechnica
3/25/2019 3:00:00 AM
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 ...

How the General Assembly Failed Virginia Again on Clean Energy - Blue Virginia
3/13/2019 3:00:00 AM
How the General Assembly Failed Virginia Again on Clean Energy    Blue Virginia by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA. When the General Assembly session opened January 9, legislators were presented with dozens of bills ...

Public Protest Casts a Shadow on Solar Arrays - WVTF
3/11/2019 3:00:00 AM
Public Protest Casts a Shadow on Solar Arrays    WVTF A group called Conservatives for Clean Energy recently surveyed 500 Virginia voters and found 72% want more emphasis on solar power here, but as ...

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.

Virginia’s ‘Green New Deal’ exposes what Democrats really care about -- and it’s not the environment - Fox News
2/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Virginia’s ‘Green New Deal’ exposes what Democrats really care about -- and it’s not the environment    Fox News There's absolutely no need for the strong arm of government to impose this on people who have no interest in having a solar plant half the size of Manhattan ...

Massive East Coast solar project generates fury from neighbors - Fox News
2/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
Massive East Coast solar project generates fury from neighbors    Fox News A planned 6000-acre solar energy project has generated fury from neighbors in Spotsylvania, Virginia.

Tackling challenges facing US power grid -- US Department of Energy grant - EurekAlert
1/31/2019 3:00:00 AM
Tackling challenges facing US power grid -- US Department of Energy grant    EurekAlert The Department of Energy has awarded four Virginia Tech researchers a $1.8 million grant to reduce the stress renewable energy sources put on the U.S. power ...

Editorial: In pushing solar schools, Stanley thinks out of the box. Why is he alone? - Roanoke Times
1/16/2019 3:00:00 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 ...

Virginia Regulator Asks Dominion Energy for More Accurate Resource Plan - Greentech Media
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Virginia Regulator Asks Dominion Energy for More Accurate Resource Plan    Greentech Media 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 ...

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, ...

Solar experts talk benefits of solar energy in Hampton Roads - WTKR News 3
10/30/2018 3:00:00 AM
Solar experts talk benefits of solar energy in Hampton Roads    WTKR News 3 Experts talked about how to break down barriers when it comes to rooftop solar in Virginia and also provided basic information on how solar energy can be ...

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

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 ...

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.

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

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 ...