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Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Manchin, Energy Committee Move 12 More Energy Innovation Bills And Premier Land Conservation Funding...

National
The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a business meeting to consider pending legislation. The committee reported out 15 energy and lands bills on a largely bipartisan
SEIA

Study: Solar Tariffs Cause Devastating Harm to U.S. Market, Economy and Jobs

National
More than 62,000 jobs, $19 billion in investment and 10.5 GW of solar are lost due to tariffs WASHINGTON, D.C. - RealEstateRama - Tariffs on imported...
SEIA

Solar Firms to Halt Operations in Dominion South Carolina as Commission Approves Devastatingly Low...

National
On November 15 the South Carolina Public Service Commission issued a crippling order to the solar industry after months of debate regarding how the state’s utilities set the rate paid

The HVAC System and Its Many Problems: Is It Time to Think About Changing...

National
The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) machine is a silent worker - not in the sense that it makes no sound, but more on account of the fact that they are only appreciated when they finally break down, or something is wrong with the system’s functioning.  However, if this occurs far too often, it might be time to change your old HVAC system and buy a new one!
SEIA

More Than 70 Associations Back Renewable Energy Extension Act

National
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced that dozens of associations representing a broad array of interests are calling for an extension of the Section 48 and Section 25D Investment Tax Credit (ITC).
SEIA

Solar Industry Urges U.S. District Court to Reject Discriminatory Charges on Puerto Rico Solar...

National
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an Amicus Brief filed today in federal court, the Solar Energy Storage Association of Puerto Rico (SESA) and the Solar...
SEIA

Over 300 Communities in 40 States Now “Open for Solar Business”

National
From Anchorage, Alaska, to Sarasota, Florida, more than 300 local governments have now met national benchmarks for encouraging the growth of solar energy and removing barriers to solar market development.
Center for Biological Diversity

Opponents of Proposed Resolution Copper Mine, Land Exchange Hold News Conference Before Public Hearing

National
The Apache Stronghold and allies will deliver public comments Tuesday opposing the Resolution Copper mine, which would destroy a sacred site for the Apache people. The group will hold a news conference before Tuesday’s
SEIA

SEIA and Kentucky Solar Industries Association Formalize Affiliate Partnership

National
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association for the U.S. solar energy industry, announced today that the Kentucky Solar Industries Association (KYSEIA) is now a formal SEIA state affiliate

NRPA Celebrates Its 2019 Parks Build Community Project

National
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP), along with numerous donors, are excited to announce the revitalization of Catherine Street Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Part of NRPA’s Parks Build Community initiative
Prune Trees

How Often Should You Prune Trees to Keep Them Healthy?

National
Caring for the long term health of our trees has never been more important than it is right now. But do you know the right way to prune trees to ensure they remain healthy?
DOE

Department of Energy Announces Winners of Solar Prize and Two New Innovative Solar Initiatives

National
Yesterday, at Solar Power International, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Daniel R Simmons, announced the winners of the first round
NAHB

Voluntary, Market-Driven Solutions Best Approach to Boost Energy Efficiency

National
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) told Congress today that it wants to work as a partner with officials at all levels of government to encourage energy efficiency
DOE

DOE and NOAA Announce Prize Competition to Power Ocean Observing Platforms with Marine Renewable...

National
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), along with NOAA, announced a $3 million prize competition to generate innovation in marine energy-powered ocean observing platforms.
USDA

USDA Has More Than $400 Million Still Available for Renewable Energy System and Energy...

National
Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today encouraged farmers, rural small businesses and agricultural producers to apply for financing in a key U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
EPA

EPA Proposes Cleanup for Groundwater Contamination at Superfund Site in San German, Puerto Rico

National
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing a cleanup plan to address contaminated groundwater located in the surrounding areas of the Retiro Industrial Park
Making the Move to Sydney

Making the Move to Sydney

National
Sydney is Australia’s largest city, with over 4.5 million residents. It is also Australia’s oldest city, and the most multicultural too. It is the city of opportunities, where you can find high paying jobs, new opportunities that wouldn’t exist in the smaller cities, or other countries, a growing economy, and an atmosphere that is hard to beat in any city.
USGBC

New USGBC Research Explores Green Building Industry’s Role in Highlighting the Importance of Buildings...

As part of its Living Standard initiative, today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released a new U.S. public research report titled Standard Issue that sets out to better gauge how the public feels about issues at the core of the green building community’s mission
DOE

Prize Builds on DOE Efforts to Spur U.S. Innovation through Competition to Accelerate Technology...

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a prize competition to spur innovation in wave energy-powered desalination systems. The Waves to Water Prize will draw upon
SEIA

S.C. House Passes Pro-Jobs, Pro-Consumer Energy Bill; Solar Industry Urges Senate to Follow

The solar industry commended the South Carolina House of Representatives for unanimously passing a landmark energy bill, The Energy Freedom Act, on a bipartisan vote, and urged the Senate to quickly

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Sutter Square

Meridian Sells 175,000 SF Office Building in Concord for $30.9M

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of general and medical office real estate, is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Sutter Square, a 174,689-square-foot, nine-story office building located at 1800 Sutter Street

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

AGC

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASES IN 34 STATES AND D.C. FROM DECEMBER 2018...

Thirty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between December 2018 and December 2019, while construction employment increased in 29 states from November