California Releases Fourth GHG Allowance Auction Results

The fourth California GHG allowance auction demonstrates continued program success with stable participation and clearing prices.   On August 21, 2013, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) released the results of its fourth quarterly greenhouse gas (GHG) allowance auction held on August 16, 2013.  ARB offered 13,865,422 allowances under Current Auction (2013 vintage allowances) and...

EPA Launches 2013 Energy Star National Building Competition

3,200 buildings are competing for Energy Star recognition in EPA’s 2013 National Building Competition. On August 20, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the fourth annual Energy Star National Building Competition to promote energy efficiency in commercial buildings.  The 2013 competition has more than 3,200 participants – compared to just 14 participants in 2010 –...