U.S. and China Announce Post-2020 Emissions Reduction Targets

The U.S. and China have announced joint climate actions including new emissions reduction targets for the post-2020 period, ahead of the 2015 UN Climate Conference. On November 12, 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama and China President Xi Jinping announced bilateral cooperation on climate action, including post-2020 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets.  The duo expects...

New York Announces Large-Scale Renewable Projects under RPS Program

Four large-scale renewable energy projects selected through RPS Main Tier solicitations will add approximately 164 MW to New York’s renewable energy capacity. On November 12, 2014, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $206M in funding to four Upstate large-scale clean energy projects aimed to reduce emissions and improve energy infrastructure resiliency.  Once operational, the...