Virginia

Virginia

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Battery Brings a Sustainable Future Closer with Every Breath

A potentially transformative energy storage solution is being developed by a group led by Yet-Ming Chiang, professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Zheng Li, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech. Their research was published in the journal “Joule” in the article “Air-Breathing Aqueous Sulfur Flow Battery for Ultralow-Cost Long-Duration Electrical Storage.”

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Tesla Slashes Prices on Home Solar Systems to Spur Sales

Tesla has cut prices on its residential solar systems by as much as 25 percent in a bid to lift lagging sales after the company streamlined its sales and marketing organization, a company official told Reuters.
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Opportunity Zones: A $100-Billion Investment for the Clean Economy?

The United States Department of the Treasury has issued proposed guidance related to the new Opportunity Zone tax incentive. The tax benefit, created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to spur economic development and job creation by encouraging long-term investments in economically distressed communities nationwide.

Virginia Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 0.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 5.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
59 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
27 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
22 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
86%

of people in Virginia support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+2 of the national average)
(est. 4,837,103 of 5,621,010 adults)

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