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Virginia School District Going Solar In A Big Way

June 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

A Virginia school district, the school district for Orange County Public Schools, has contracted Secure Futures Solar to put solar panels on 8 of the school district's facilities. They combine for a capacity of 2.5 megawatts (MW), quite a bit of power


39% Of Toxic Air Emissions In USA Come From 100 Facilities

March 12th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

There are ongoing concerns about the health of our ecosystems, our air, and the future our children face due to a legacy of industrialization and burning of fossil fuels. Those who work to reverse this do not stop either. Thankfully, there are also who have great endurance seeking to alert and protect the public


Electrify America Appreciation & Suggestions From A Frequent EV Charging Friend

January 15th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

I absolutely appreciate the network of charging stations that Electrify America is providing. I used the network almost exclusively in a 4 state drive with a short-range electric vehicle (EV). I  drove the 2015 BMW i3 from Electrify America charging station to charging station from deep in Florida to the Appalachians and then back. I had some problems, some small delays, but never had to leave any group of stations without a charge. Yet, I think my suggestions should be taken seriously


Virginia Governor Northam Plans 100% Renewable Energy Future

September 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the signing of an Executive Order last week which establishes ambitious statewide clean energy goals and targets intended to ensure that 30% of the Commonwealth's electricity is secured from renewable electricity sources by 2030, and that 100% of its electricity will be powered by carbon-free sources by


The Future Is Now: The Audi e-tron In Perspective

May 16th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Ernest Hemingway once wrote that “today is only one day in all the days that will ever be, but what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today.”


Dominion Energy & Facebook Announce 350 Megawatts Of New Solar

April 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

American power and energy company Dominion Energy announced in conjunction with Facebook on Monday that it would add six new solar facilities in Virginia and North Carolina totaling 350 megawatts (MW) for the sole purpose of supplying electricity to Facebook's local operations. 


Greenpeace & Amazon Trade Blows Over 100% Renewable Energy Claims

February 15th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Global non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace and internet giant Amazon are trading blows over a report published earlier this week by Greenpeace, which claims that Amazon Web Services is only meeting 12% of its renewable energy commitment in Virginia's "data center alley."



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