30 Jun '17, 10am

#GREEN #BIZ #NEWS A postcard from Hawaii to the nation's capital

The mood at the second annual VERGE conference in Honolulu last week was upbeat about the future of clean energy, despite pushback on the U.S. mainland. Apparently, those committed to a clean energy agenda, including the private sector , are more motivated than ever to push forward with aggressive programs to bring renewables resources online. They aim to not only combat climate change but also create jobs . Conference attendees clearly supported the supposition that clean energy is here to stay, no matter what might be unfolding in Washington, D.C. The proposed dismantling of the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan and recent withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change only seemed to serve as motivation to push forward even harder. Hawaii is the first (and so far only) state to commit to a 100 percent renewable energy ...

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