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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New tax bill could disrupt the renewable energy market

Renewable Energy - New US Tax Bill

Senate passes tax bill that could have a major impact on the clean power sector The U.S. Senate has passed a new tax bill that could have a major impact on renewable energy throughout the country. Over the past few years, clean power has been growing relatively rapidly in the U.S. This growth is expected to slow significantly due to the provisions of the new tax bill. One of these provisions was introduced by the Senate finance committee just before the tax bill passed. This particular provision, called Base Erosion…

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Climate change could already be affecting the United States

Climate Change - Impact in the US

Report suggests US is already feeling the impact of climate change Average temperatures throughout the United States have risen rapidly since 1980, according to a new report. The report comes from scientists representing 13 federal agencies. These scientists suggest that the country is already feeling a significant impact from climate change. The report itself clashes with claims coming from the Trump Administration, with some government officials arguing that climate change is little more than an urban myth. President Trump himself has likened climate change to a hoax coming from a…

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