Tracking the latest developments in the renewables market (including wind and solar power) and the use of green materials in smart building design


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Electric Grid

Building and Maintaining the Grid of the Future

Oct. 12, 2023
Electrical contractors nationwide are partnering with utilities to support projects to drive energy efficiency, reliability, and resiliency.
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Green energy

Top 10 Greenest Cities in America: 2023

Oct. 9, 2023
See which cities claimed the top spots based on WalletHub’s 28 key “green” indicators.
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Labor Rules for Inflation Reduction Act Climate Projects Clarified

Sept. 28, 2023
Prevailing wage and apprentice roles are key for contractor participation.
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The 5 Highest-Paying States for Electricians: 2022

Sept. 18, 2023
See which states topped the charts in terms of compensation.
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Solar Installations in 2023 Expected to Exceed 30 GW for the First Time

Sept. 11, 2023
New report from SEIA and Wood Mackenzie reveals a big increase in solar capacity.
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Power Line Reconductoring Considerations

July 31, 2023
Industry and Department of Energy fire up talk of advanced conductors as central to needed grid renewal.
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ACEEE Awarded $9.6 Million to Lead National Effort to Update Building Energy Codes

July 18, 2023
With $9.6 million in funding over five years from the Department of Energy, ACEEE will establish the National Energy Codes Collaborative.
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The 5 States with the Most Interest in EV Charger Rebates

June 12, 2023
BriteSwitch reveals which states have the most action when it comes to electric vehicles and charging stations.
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$51 Million Earmarked to Improve EV Charging Experience

May 23, 2023
Joint Office of Energy and Transportation announces Ride and Drive Electric opportunity and ChargeX Consortium.