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USDA invests $688,289 to support renewable energy, energy efficiency

The USDA Rural Development office in Virginia announced $688,289 in grants for 11 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects statewide.


Renewable energy in 2016

As we make our way deeper into 2016, all eyes are on the energy industry. Will things turn around for the better this year, after the less-than-stellar showing in 2015?


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Governor announces actions to stimulate growth of renewable energy

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced this week that the Commonwealth’s agencies will dramatically increase the use of renewable energy to power the state’s operations.


Governor McAuliffe announces $20 million to improve energy efficiency in Virginia

VirginiaSAVES is a loan program created to lower financing costs for energy efficiency, renewable energy generation and alternative fuel projects.


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USDA invests $63 million to support renewable energy, energy efficiency projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced this week $63 million in loans and grants for 264 renewable energy and energy efficiency projects nationwide that USDA is supporting through its Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).


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Wind energy: Part of the renewable mix

According to an American Wind Energy Association announcement last year the United States has more wind energy supplying its grid than any other country, enough to power 15.5 million American homes.


The solar energy challenge: Saving up sun for a rainy day

In the run-up to a solar eclipse on March 20 of this year, European tabloids had a Y2K-style field day. In the middle of a bright, sunny day, European solar panels together produce about as much electricity as 90 large nuclear power plants.


510nano Incorporated to invest $11 million to relocate headquarters to Greensville County

510nano Incorporated, a developer of renewable energy projects and technologies, will invest $11 million to relocate its headquarters and establish a manufacturing operation in Greensville County.


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Delegate Sam Rasoul’s renewable energy bill goes to governor for signature

Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) said that HB 1297, passed by the Virginia Senate last week, is an important measure to protect the environment and shift the Commonwealth’s long-term energy focus toward renewable energy.


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Rasoul tax cut on renewable energy passed by House

Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke)’s HB1297, a measure that would see decreased taxes for businesses utilizing renewable energy, was passed by the House of Delegates this week with broad bipartisan support.


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