States With Most Energy Star Certified Homes

The Energy Star symbol, commonly found on home appliances, is familiar to many. The program behind it was created by the Environmental Protection Agency in 1992 to provide consumers a standardized measure of energy efficiency. But Energy Star is not only about air-conditioners; it includes partnerships with industry that extend to promoting energy efficiency in commercial buildings, industrial plants and homes. To date, it has helped reduce greenhouse gas by more than 3.5 billion metric tons, about what 750 million cars would produce in a year. In 2018 the program reduced energy costs to Americans by $35 billion.

If you want your home to function in a way that serves the environment (and saves you money), this week’s chart may be of interest. It’s drawn from the latest annual report (2019) examining the share of new single-family homes built achieving Energy Star certification in the 50 states and the Washington,

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Enphase Energy and Cutler Bay Solar Solutions Partner to Deliver 1.5 MWh of Battery Storage Systems to Florida Homes

Enphase Encharge storage system installed by Cutler Bay Solar Solutions in Florida

Cutler Bay Solar Solutions, Florida’s largest family-owned solar-plus-storage installation company and a Platinum tier member of the Enphase Installer Network, has deployed more than 1.5 MWh of Enphase Encharge™ storage systems.
Cutler Bay Solar Solutions, Florida’s largest family-owned solar-plus-storage installation company and a Platinum tier member of the Enphase Installer Network, has deployed more than 1.5 MWh of Enphase Encharge™ storage systems.
Cutler Bay Solar Solutions, Florida’s largest family-owned solar-plus-storage installation company and a Platinum tier member of the Enphase Installer Network, has deployed more than 1.5 MWh of Enphase Encharge™ storage systems.

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), a global energy management technology company and the world’s leading supplier of microinverter-based solar-plus-storage systems, today announced that Cutler Bay Solar Solutions, Florida’s largest family-owned solar-plus-storage installation company and a Platinum tier member of the Enphase Installer Network, has deployed more than 1.5 MWh of Enphase Encharge™ storage systems.

Cutler Bay Solar Solutions was a lead installer in the Enphase Encharge storage system

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Real estate transactions: Bedrock Energy Partners relocates to Memorial City

Bedrock Energy Partners has relocated its headquarters from downtown Houston to a 7,659-square-foot office at Two Memorial City Plaza, 820 Gessner in Memorial City. Houston-based MetroNational owns and manages the building, which is one of three towers in its 927,000-square-foot Memorial City Plaza complex. Brad MacDougall and Warren Alexander of MetroNational represented the landlord. Jay Cliburn and Andrew Brod of Fritsche Anderson Realty Partners represented Bedrock, a privately owned exploration and production company focused on the Barnett Shale and other mature basins.

Onus Global Fulfillment Solutions leased a 104,622-square-foot building at 12202 Cutten Road, near Texas 249 and the Sam Houston Tollway, for a regional logistics center. Pablo Ng with Houston-based United Heroes Realty and Dillon Dummit with Savills represented the tenant. Stream Realty Partners represented the landlord, Carson-Va Industrial LP. The deal gives the California-based supply chain management company a foothold in the central U.S.

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Bedrock Energy Partners relocates to Memorial City



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U.S. election brings win-lose scenarios to the oil and energy sector

Whether Republican Donald Trump is re-elected as president of the United States or Democrat Joe Biden wins the election, neither candidate is expected to bring a complete win-win for the energy market. What’s good for the energy sector — including oil producers — isn’t necessarily good for oil prices.

“As promised in 2016, President Trump has reduced costly regulations in the energy sector, which allowed the United States to become energy independent for the first time in decades,” said Beth Sewell, president and chief executive officer at Quantum Gas & Power Services, Inc. “This abundance of supply has made retail energy prices much more stable over the past 3 years, which allows the average person to enjoy the benefit of reasonably-priced energy for their cars and homes.”

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, front-month prices for the U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude have declined by more than 38% year

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3 Top Renewable Energy Stocks to Buy No Matter Who Wins the Election

Renewable energy stocks have had a resurgence in the last few months as the prospect of a more friendly presidential administration has enticed investors. But no matter who wins the White House, there are opportunities for investors in renewable energy.

We asked three of our Foolish contributors for their top picks no matter who wins the election, and SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR), First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR), and Brookfield Renewable (NYSE: BEP) made it to the top of the list. Here’s why.

Home with solar installation on a sunny day.

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The growing residential solar business

Travis Hoium (SunPower): No matter who wins the election, the trend of more people putting solar panels on their roofs is going to continue gaining steam. As the cost of solar panels comes down and the cost of electricity goes up, residential solar companies are growing and SunPower is in a unique position to capitalize on this potentially lucrative

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Urban Land Conservancy Invests in Clean Energy at a Large Scale for its Nonprofit Partners

Upgrades will lead to big savings in dollars as well as carbon emissions!

The amount of energy ULC saves will translate directly into:
The amount of energy ULC saves will translate directly into:
The amount of energy ULC saves will translate directly into:
A view of the Oxford Vista solar field with a backdrop of the Colorado mountain range.
A view of the Oxford Vista solar field with a backdrop of the Colorado mountain range.
A view of the Oxford Vista solar field with a backdrop of the Colorado mountain range.

Aurora, Colorado, Oct. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — During this time of change and uncertainty, nonprofits, already stretched thin, are tasked with doing more with less. Sustainability is the buzzword. It’s tied to delivering optimum services over time using minimal dollars. Sustainability is also a goal related to utilizing energy sources that do not harm the environment. To meet both goals, Urban Land Conservancy (ULC), a nonprofit that uses affordable real estate to help create equitable communities throughout Metro Denver, took an ambitious approach to

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IsoEnergy Reaches Agreement With 92 Energy for Sale of Clover, Gemini, and Tower Uranium Properties

VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 27, 2020 /CNW/ – IsoEnergy Ltd. (“IsoEnergy” or the “Company“) (TSXV: ISO) (OTCQX: ISENF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding Heads of Agreement (the “Agreement“) with 92 Energy Pty. Ltd. (“92 Energy“) for 92 Energy to acquire a 100% interest in IsoEnergy’s Clover, Gemini, and Tower uranium properties in Saskatchewan, Canada (the “Properties“).

The Properties are located in the Eastern Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, and were staked by IsoEnergy in May, 2020 (see Figure 1).  The Clover property is 23,959ha and contains over 40km of electromagnetic geophysical conductors.  The Gemini property is 5,783ha and is located along the eastern basin margin 60km northeast of the Key Lake uranium mill. The Tower property is 6,301ha and is located 11km southeast of the Cigar Lake uranium mine.

92 Energy is a privately held

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Energy Select Becomes a Maryland C-PACE Registered Contractor

Larger commercial ground mount solar energy system in Mechanicsville, MD

Leonardtown-based, Energy Select, is now the only Maryland C-PACE registered contractor in Southern Maryland. Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE ) focuses on making commercial buildings more energy-efficient. This, in turn, allows county governments to create jobs, retain businesses, and help the local economy.

Government C-PACE policies are structured in such a way as to consider commercial and non-profit energy projects to be just as beneficial to the public as other vital infrastructure. C-PACE allows counties to access funding from private capital. This upfront financing enables commercial property owners to make any necessary energy efficiencies. The improvements are repaid via surcharges on property taxes. This means that the company does not accrue any debt for energy production and efficiency improvements.

C-PACE can help to make a building much more inviting to tenants as it will benefit from lower energy costs.

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Fuel Cell Market | Development of Zero Energy Homes to Boost the Market Growth

The fuel cell market is expected to grow by 2280.21 MW during 2020-2024. The report also provides competitive insights into the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest market research report by Technavio, the impact is going to be significant in the first quarter. It will eventually lessen the subsequent quarters – with a limited impact on the full-year economic growth.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Fuel Cell Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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As per Technavio, the rising incentives to increase adoption of fuel cell vehicles will have a positive impact on the market and contribute to its growth significantly over the forecast period. This research report also analyzes other

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