West Virginia

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Kelly Bragg

West Virginia's Community Solar Ideas Take Root

Solar power is starting to take root in West Virginia at a community level, said Kelly Bragg, energy development specialist with the West Virginia Office of Energy. In this interview, she also said energy efficiency remains a low priority due to the affordable cost of electricity.

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The Green New Deal, Carbon Pricing, And Other Policies that Could Shape 2019

As the threat that climate change poses to civilization becomes clearer, more voices across the political spectrum call for governmental action to slow average global temperature increases and adapt to the impact on natural and constructed infrastructure. Here are three developments likely to shape business strategy in 2019.

West Virginia Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 3.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score -0.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 1.50 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
14 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
6 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
4 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
82%

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

(-2 of the national average)
(est. 1,065,777 of 1,297,118 adults)

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