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Arlington School Board Votes 5-0 to Add Solar on Five Schools

The Arlington School Board voted unanimously last night to add solar on five schools, under a contract resulting from a competitive bidding process.  The...

VA Cities/Counties Can Join Big Cities in Powering Operations with Renewables

By Will Driscoll: Virginia's cities and counties can get a free price estimate for renewable electricity for their government buildings, just by reporting their annual...

Solar Totaling 3.25 Gigawatts Planned By Virginia’s AES, Florida’s NextEra (Not Dominion)

Solar contracts totaling 3.25 gigawatts in Virginia and Florida have been announced recently by utilities other than Dominion. Arlington-based AES, a global power company, will...

Arlington Commits to New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure: 13 Methane-fueled Buses

By Will Driscoll, Arlington 350 core group member Arlington has contracted to buy 13 natural gas (methane)-fueled buses, even though electric buses, which can run on...

Texas Defeats Dominion 18-0 in Renewable Generation

By Will Driscoll Texas dominated Dominion 18-0 in renewable electricity generation in 2017, according to final scores from IEEFA. Dominion couldn't dent the scoreboard with just...

Perriello’s PAC for 16 New Delegates Speaks to Economic Opportunity, Inclusion, and Healing

By Will Driscoll Tom Perriello’s new PAC to fund the re-election of Virginia’s 16 new state delegates--13 of whom have pledged not to accept funds...

Dominion’s Wires Are Its Only Natural Monopoly; Let Engineering Firms Build Low-Cost Solar, Wind

By Will Driscoll Many firms have more experience than Dominion Energy in building solar and wind farms and connecting them to the grid.  And these...

High School Voter Registration Challenge Launched in Fairfax County

Fairfax County’s 30 high schools are eligible to compete in a challenge to register high school seniors to vote—a challenge organized by the League...

Do you know any young people who would play this voter registration game?

No one has better access to young adults, to persuade them to register to vote, than young adults themselves.  And high school students who...

Arlington to Add Solar on Five Schools, For Largest Such Procurement in Virginia

By Will Driscoll, Arlington 350 core group member Arlington has solicited bids to add rooftop solar panel systems on at least five schools by 2020, for...
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