EPA ranks Atlanta fourth in cities with Energy Star buildings

ATLANTA — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its eighth-annual “Top Cities” list, order which ranks the 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star certified commercial buildings in the preceding calendar year with Atlanta ranking fourth. The Top Cities list illustrates how cities across America are [...]

Kasim Reed: MARTA bill to allow ‘largest expansion’ ever

Kasim Reed offered up an enthusiastic endorsement today of legislation recently approved by the General Assembly that will allow city residents to vote this fall on a half-cent sales tax to expand MARTA. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons "This bill allows us to go to voters [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:38+00:00 28 March 2016|Bus & Rail, TRANSPORT|0 Comments

NREL nearly doubles potential rooftop solar estimate

Rooftop photovoltaic systems could produce two-fifths of the nation's electricity, and Georgia ranks 10th among states in its potential for rooftop solar PV, according to a new National Renewable Energy Laboratory report. The Georgia Tech Campus Recreation Center features rooftop solar panels that generate up to 340 kilowatts. Credit: [...]

By | 2016-10-21T14:20:38+00:00 28 March 2016|CLEAN ENERGY, Solar, SUSTAINABILITY|0 Comments