New Jersey Joins Ranks of California and Massachusetts in Fight Against Climate Change

New Jersey Joins Ranks of California and Massachusetts in Fight Against Climate Change

New Jersey sets ambitious goals for renewable energy Assembly Bill 3723, passed last month, sets the Garden State’s energy sector on track to expanding renewable energy and curtailing greenhouse gas emissions. The landmark ruling requires power companies in New Jersey to generate 50% of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030. It also provides a $300 million annual subsidy for existing nuclear power plants, which provide 40% of the state’s electricity. To ensure inclusion, community solar programs will guarantee access for all citizens, with particular emphasis on low-income and multifamily…

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EU issues new guidance for renewable energy projects

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New documents aim to ensure clean power projects are being developed responsibly The European Commission has issued new guidance to help European governments during the planning phases of renewable energy projects. The Commission has issued two guidance documents as part of the EU Action plan for nature, people, and the economy. These documents aim to improve biodiversity within the European Union while ensuring that new energy projects can be developed safely and in an affordable manner. The environmental risks of clean power projects are becoming a concern Environment, Fisheries, and…

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Renewable energy now employs more than 10 million globally

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Report shows that there are more than 10 million clean power jobs There are now more than 10 million people employed in the global renewable energy sector, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency. Approximately 500,000 new jobs were created within this sector in 2017. This accounted for a 5.3% increase in clean power jobs overall. The trend is expected to continue well into the future as more countries begin to embrace clean power as a way to replace fossil-fuels and cut down on emissions. China…

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