Executive Actions to Advance Solar Deployment and Energy Efficiency

New executive actions and initiatives to advance solar and energy efficiency projects include military-veterans solar job training, $68M USDA-funded rural projects, and stronger building codes. On September 18, 2014, the White House announced executive actions, public and private sector commitments, federal agency initiatives, and reports to advance solar deployment and energy efficiency.  The actions are...

California-Quebec Announce First Joint Carbon Auction

California and Quebec will hold the first carbon auction under their integrated cap-and-trade emissions trading platform on November 19. On September 18, 2014, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the Quebec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Fight against Climate Change (MDDELCC) announced the first joint carbon auction under their linked cap-and-trade program is scheduled...