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How the New EV Infrastructure Program Will Affect Your State

The popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) is ever increasing with sales rising 43 percent globally in 2020 alone. With their increasing popularity and the environmental benefits associated with EVs, the Biden Administration along with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Energy (DOE) have created a new EV infrastructure Program. This program requires …

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Ambitious Triple Net Zero Housing Complex Gains Additional Funding

The South End Development’s The Seventy-Six project in Albany, New York is one of the 2021 recipients of the Green Innovation Grant Program award. Once completed, this project will be the first ever triple net zero development. This development will provide affordable low income housing and commercial spaces in a modern and upscale complex. The …

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How the 2021 Infrastructure Bill Will Affect the Energy Industry

In the wake of COP26, the United Nations climate conference, President Biden signed a $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law on November 15, 2021. This infrastructure bill is the first of two parts to the Biden Administration’s plan for federal investment in US infrastructure. The second part, known as the Build Back Better …

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EnergyLink CEO, Chris Ihler, on CEO Round Table with Fred Parry

CEO Round Table is a weekly discussion hosted by Fred Parry that covers public affairs in Mid-Missouri communities. Last week, Parry’s discussion was with EnergyLink CEO and Columbia, Missouri, native Chris Ihler. This CEO Round Table discussion focused on topics such as Ihler’s background, EnergyLink’s growth over the past 10 years, solar plus technology, and …

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How the Investment Tax Credit for Energy Storage Systems Over 5kWh Could Benefit You

With the United Nations climate summit going on in Glasgow, U.K. this week and next, it is apparent that governments across the globe are making overdue efforts to curtail climate change to the best of their abilities. New regulations, funding, legislation and incentives are popping up in nations worldwide, including the U.S. Policy makers, clean …

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Everything You Need to Know about President Biden’s Plan for Solar Energy

With the threat of global warming ever looming, in early September the Biden administration released their outline for procuring half of U.S. electricity from solar power by 2050. President Biden’s plan for solar energy is an ambitious and unprecedented one. So far the Biden administration appear to have followed through on their campaign promises of …

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Federal Land Policy for Renewable Power Projects Under Review

With pressure form clean power industry lobbyists Washington has decided to review the federal land policy for renewable power projects. The clean power industry has argued that lease rates and fees are two high to draw investment. Their argument aligns with the President Biden’s climate change agenda and his administration has decided to make federal …

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