renewable energy

New Study Outlines How to Transition to a Net Zero Energy System by 2050

May 28, 2021

The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector with net-zero emissions in 2050, but it is narrow and requires an unprecedented transformation of how energy is […]


Solar Jobs Support 231,000 Families, Must Grow 4X to Reach Biden’s Clean Energy Target

May 20, 2021

The U.S. solar industry employed 231,474 workers in 2020, a 6.7 percent drop from 2019 due to pandemic restrictions and increased labor productivity, according to the National Solar Jobs Census […]


New Project Will Provide Training on Distributed Energy Technologies for Building, Safety Officials

May 20, 2021

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and partners have announced the launch of a three-year, $2.1 million project, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and […]


U.S. DOE Unveils National Actions to Increase Energy Efficiency in Homes and Buildings

May 19, 2021

As part of a White House roundtable on building efficiency, Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm announced sweeping actions to power more American homes and buildings with cleaner, smarter, and more […]


U.S. DOE Analysis Finds Significant Energy and Carbon Improvements in 2021 IECC

May 14, 2021

Preliminary analysis released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) finds that the residential provisions of the 2021 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are 9.38 percent more […]


ICC Releases New Framework to Address Energy-Efficiency Needs Across the Entire Building Industry

March 4, 2021

The International Code Council (ICC), the leading global source of model codes and standards and building safety solutions, has released a new framework to assist governments and building industry stakeholders […]


ACEEE Analysis Finds Small Cities Can Lead on Clean Energy, Too

January 12, 2021

An analysis of clean energy efforts by 30 small cities finds several leaders taking significant steps to cut energy waste and embrace clean energy—pointing the way for other small municipalities […]

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