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Northern Virginia Governments Look at Major Renewable Energy Purchase

 by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA If the Northern Virginia Regional Commission has its way, local jurisdictions will buy power from...

A 5-year plan for economic growth: 10% solar and 50,000 new...

by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA Source: The Solar Foundation A new analysis from the non-profit Solar Foundation shows Virginia could create 50,400...

Video: Fairfax County Students Speak at Board Meeting to Bring Solar...

Check out the following press release (and video) from the Virginia Sierra Club. Great work - students should do this everywhere, and school systems...

Virginia State Corporation Commission Should Require Dominion to Substitute Clean Energy...

From the Virginia Citizens Consumer Council: VA CITIZENS CONSUMER COUNCIL: TO SPARE RATEPAYERS’ WALLETS, SCC SHOULD REQUIRE DOMINION TO KILL, NOT “PAUSE,” COSTLY NUCLEAR REACTOR...

Virginia Could Soon Have More than 2,500 MW of Solar. We...

by Ivy Main; cross posted from Power for the People VA A review of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality website reveals developers have at least started...

Amazon HQ2 Competition, Irma/Harvey Highlight Urgent Needs for Switch to Clean...

Two seemingly unrelated events this week have driven home the need for states like Virginia to move rapidly towards a sustainable, clean, prosperous energy...

A Candidate’s Guide to Clean Energy and the Pipelines

by Ivy Main, editor of PowerForThePeopleVA.com, a blog dedicated to explaining climate and energy policy in Virginia. Recently I attended a forum where a candidate for...

Virginia utilities and advocates square off over net metered solar

by Ivy Main, cross posted from Power for the People VA Solar now employs more Virginians than coal, but utility efforts to roll back net...

VA10 POLL: EPA, Clean Energy Cuts Unpopular; Rep. Barbara Comstock’s Constituents...

Not that Rep. Comstock will listen to her 10th CD constituents, but she should...or be voted out of office in November 2018.

Video: Justin Fairfax Nails It — OPPOSES Atlantic Coast Pipeline, SUPPORTS...

Virginia Democratic Lt. Governor nominee Justin Fairfax nails the answer to this question by the Richmond Times-Dispatch regarding Dominion's proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline monstrosity....